Ker & Downey’s Northern Italy Gourmet Ski Safari combines the best skiing and Italian cuisine in the world. This weeklong adventure traverses the Dolomite mountains in search of the finest terrain and tastes. It is therefore ideal for ski enthusiasts who appreciate the grand and the gourmet.
Travel to Switzerland and Northern Italy is a match made in heaven. Both regions guarantee pristine natural beauty and stunning luxury every step of the way. From the shores of Lake Geneva and the mountain panoramas of Lucerne to the legendary retreat of Lake Como and the high fashion of Milan, this 11-night journey offers a sample of all that is possible when two of Europe’s most beautiful countries collide.
In the Alta Badia valley in the Dolomites, great skiing is combined with gourmet food for a unique ski safari. South Tyrol, Italy’s northernmost province, is an area known for its apples, ham, wine, and an impressive 23 Michelin stars. Those 23 Michelin stars make it the most decorated province in all of Italy. This gourmet’s destination is also popular among skiers with the world’s largest ski circuit that encompasses over 745 miles of downhill runs, and all skiable with a single ski pass. Among the mountains and valleys, there is a network of mountain huts that can provide basic […]
Recently David Jones and Nicky Brandon led a familiarization trip to northern Italy to discover just what everyone has been missing out on in Milan and Lake Como. Italy – it’s a country full of romance and grace, deep history, and incredibly influential in the areas of cuisine, art, and architecture. It’s got the heavy hitters like Rome, Florence, and the Amalfi Coast, which each bring in a large number of tourists each year. There is, however, a region that packs just as much style and elegance as the more widely known areas, yet is commonly overlooked by Americans. Northern […]