Join this 7 day Luxury Retreat in the glorious Bellagio at Lake Como, Italy. Bellagio which is known as the ‘pearl of Lake Como’ is quite probably the most famous of all of the picturesque towns on the stunning lake in the Lombardy region of Italy.
The daily morning yoga sessions are followed by photo lessons and instructions for a day’s dreamy assignments. Your days and evenings will be filled with everything from hiking, wine tasting and exploring the magnificent Lake Como region on foot and via private boat.
Daily power vinyasa yoga you will practice inside the little studio. Should you feel the desire for an outdoor practice, the venue is next to a park and the lake. There is a number of special spots for a down dog with a view! Yoga mats will be included so you can have more room in your suitcase to purchase Italian treasures.The organiser is elated to work with a professional photographer and creative story teller. Her work includes everything from capturing race cars to exquisite landscapes to portraits and fashion. You will learn image composition, camera settings, lighting and basic photo editing techniques. All levels, from beginner to advanced are welcome. Francesca will make suggestions as to what equipment to bring along on the retreat.Each day we will explore a new environment from the stunning Melzi Gardens, the gorgeous setting of Bellagio and a sunset boat tour to view the magnificent villas and Italian Alps from the water. there is no better place to brush up on your skills behind the lens!
You will have several (optional) excursions to choose from on your Lovely Lake Como retreat, such as:
-Wine Tasting: Saluti! You will be guided through the different flavours by a local expert and accompanied with special homemade and local snacks.
-Villa Carlotta: This lovely and luxurious villa of over 300 hundred years boasts of magical botanical gardens and magnificent art masterpieces.
-Sunset Cocktails: You will take a water taxi or ferry across the lake to one of the most famous hotels in the world. Let’s capture the moment with a special cocktail and views to-die-for!
-Boat Tour: The best way to view Lake Como in all its glory is from the water. You will see the quaint, seaside villages and majestic villas. You will go on a boat tour at sunset and then finish your evening at a special restaurant.
-Walking Tour: Time to slip on some comfy shoes as you explore this uphill town, Bellagio. With a local guide you will discover the magical little streets, shops and restaurants and learn about the history of this magnificent town.
-Kayak Excursion: The perfect activity to discover hidden corners and stunning vistas. It will be designed for beginners and you will be guided by a local expert.
This package includes -
6 nights accommodations i
1-2x Daily Vinyasa and/or Restorative/Yin Yoga
Four heavenly dinners
Wine tasting event
Guided tour to Villa Carlotta
Sunset Cocktails at famous lakeside hotel
Private boat tour at sunset
Guided walking tour
Guided kayak tour
Private Car Transportation to/from San Giovanni train station in Lake Como (note set times–outside of time, addt’l fees may apply)