New York Yankees Legends Golf, Cooking & Wine Tour of Italy

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New York Yankees Legends Golf, Cooking & Wine Tour of Italy

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Destination for this trip:

Bergamo, Italy; Brescia, Italy; Italy; Venice, Italy

Length of trip:

8 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 3400 to $ 3600

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Detailed Description of this trip:

Uniquely hosted by famous sports legends, our specially created packages at renowned golf resorts combine sports programs with cooking, wine courses, and instruction. The inaugural tour will be held in Italy, hosted by sports stars such as Carl Banks, Steve DeOssie, and Zak DeOssie, amongst others. Spend a glorious week of exhilarating golf, wine, cuisine, pastoral and historic sights of this fascinating country and the pleasure of sharing it all while creating relationships with legendary sports stars, for a memorable experience to enjoy for a lifetime.



Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Brescia

    Transfer to Desenzano.

    Hotel

    Check into hotel.

    Food and Dining

    Welcome dinner at Cascina Capuzza.

  • Day 2 - Brescia

    Relaxation

    Morning relax in hotel/resort.

    Golfing

    Afternoon golf at Arzaga/cookery.

    Palazzo Arzaga (20 mins from resort)
    Golfing

    Palazzo Arzaga is one of Europe's finest golf resorts. 27 magnificent holes, 18 designed by Jack Nicklaus and a further 9 by Gary Player, complement a wonderful clubhouse. This luxury 5 star hotel and resort complex includes a health centre, outdoor swimming pool, bar, a la carte restaurant and conference rooms, ideal for corporate golf/business meetings. Also home to PGA Golf Academy.

  • Day 3 - Bergamo

    Golfing

    Golf at Bergamo.

    Bergamo L'Albenza (1 hour from resort)
    Golfing

    Home course of British Open runner up and figurehead of Italian golf, Costantino Rocca, Bergamo L'Albenza boasts a wonderful 27 hole course located at the foot of the Italian Alps. A delightfully tranquil setting and a very well maintained course are why Bergamo has hosted many professional tournaments including the 1996 Italian Open.

    Sightseeing

    Non golfers into Milan for sightseeing/ shopping.

    Food and Dining

    Possible evening meal in Milan for all.

  • Day 4 - Italy

    Sightseeing

    Lake Garda sightseeing day for all.

    Wine

    Wine tasting in afternoon.

  • Day 5 - Italy

    Golfing

    Golf at Gardagolf.

    Garda (20 mins from resort)
    Golfing

    A very technically demanding and challenging 27 hole course, Gardagolf is wonderfully located close to Lake Garda itself. With superb greens, olive and oak tree lined fairways and panoramic views of the Valtanesi Hills and Soiano Castle; Gardagolf has become one of the region's leading clubs. Hosted the Italian Open in 1997 and 2003.

    Cooking Classes

    Second cookery class.

  • Day 6 - Venice

    Golfing

    Venice day. Golfers play at Venice.

    Venezia GC
    Golfing

    Opened in 1928, 18 holes – 6,199 meters – Par 72. Bult around the remains of the Alberoni fortress and just a short boat ride from St. Mark’s Square, Venice is frequently voted one of Italy’s top 10 golf courses. A links course that offers a challenge to all golfers. Bar and restaurant offering local fish cuisine. Venue for the 1974 Italian Open won by Peter Oosterhuis. Course record 67 by Arnold Palmer in 1979.

    Sightseeing

    Non golfers sightseeing/shopping.

    Food and Dining

    Possible evening meal in Venice for all.

  • Day 7 - Venice

    Relaxation

    Free day.

    Food and Dining

    Evening awards/presentation dinner.

  • Day 8 - Venice

    Depart Venice Airport.

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