More a cake then a bread, born in Milan 500 years ago represents now the Christmas tradition in Italy!
Private, daylong walking tour includes:
- English speaking expert guide (English, French, German, Spanish, or Japanese)
- Panettone and other cakes tasting
- Sweet buffet lunch
Duration: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Excursions may be scheduled for any date with two days advance notice.
We offer pickup service from your hotel/location.
- 100% refund for cancellations at least 15 days before the tour.
- 50% refund from 14 to 2 days before the tour.
- No refund for cancellations less than 2 days before scheduled tour, and for no shows.
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The Panettone & Artisan Pastry Shops of Milan
The Panettone is a sweet, soft, and tall cake that saw the light of day 500 years ago in Milan. Nowadays, it deliciously represents the Christmas tradition in Italy - and all over the world! With this walking tour, you’ll get to taste different versions of this Italian favorite in some of the best pastry shops of Milan - and you’ll get to sample some of their other sweet specialties. Yummy!
10:00am Meet your expert guide at your hotel reception - she knows all there is to know about local wine, cuisine, and chocolate!
10:30am A first Panettone tasting at Pasticceria Marchesi located in a building from the mid-1700's, where the family pastry shop has kept the original use of the rooms since the founding in 1824.
11:00am The best artisanal pastry and chocolate shops in the city - both of them prize-winning and storied: Pasticceria Martesana and Pasticceria Bastianello
12:30pm Sweet buffet lunch with local specialties at Pasticceria Cucchi Coffee Bar, one of the “Locali Storici d’Italia” - “historical locations of Italy”
3:00pm Guided visit to Pasticceria Giacomo (inspired by ancient Italian shops with a “Parisian bakeries” look) with tasting
5:00pm Return to your hotel
- 100% refund for cancellations at least 15 days before the tour
- 50% refund from 14 to 2 days before the tour
- No refund for further cancellations and no-shows