Distance: 394 miles
Drive Time: 7 hr 42 min
Day 1 - Pick Up Your New BMW in Munich
Day 2 - The next morning, sink into the driver's seat, and begin the driving tour of a lifetime. Relish the power of your BMW, as you cross the border into Austria through the tiny principality of Liechtenstein and on to Switzerland. Spend your day exploring Lucerne (1), an Old World town with its covered wooden bridges, wine market and Old Town Hall before retiring to the grand Palace Luzern (2) on the shores of picturesque Lake Lucerne. Enjoy a quiet French dinner at Jasper and a relaxing night's sleep before departing for the romantic Villa d'Este in the morning.
Days 3 and 4 - Head south via the famed Gotthard Pass and Belizona with its three castles, through the scenic Swiss/Italian Lake District. Your next stop will be Villa d'Este (3), a marvelous princely 16th-century estate surrounded by a ten-acre private park on the shores of Lake Como. Enjoy dinner both nights at The Verandah (4), featuring an Italian and international menu, or The Grill, with its informal Italian menu. Spend two luxurious days enjoying this sprawling resort, take a motorboat and cruise past breathtaking private villas, or cross by ferry from Tremezzo to Bellagio, to explore what is said to be one of the prettiest towns in Europe.
Day 5 - Set off on a morning drive to your next stop, Principe di Savoia (5), one of the most cherished hotels in Milan, Italy, and the crown jewel of the Piazza della Repubblica. From this belle époque, set out to see the Teatro alla Scala, San Satiro or Leonardo's Last Supper at the Church of Santa Maria delle Grazi before sitting down to an Italian feast at the five-star Ristorante Acanto.
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