Italian ‘Home of Gucci’ Tour Takes Friends From Milan To Lake Como

Italian ‘Home of Gucci’ Tour Takes Friends From Milan To Lake Como

Italy’s first LGBTQ+ tour specialist, Quiiky Excursions has developed a brand new “Home of Gucci” tour, which takes visitors to go to the movie’s iconic areas firsthand, from Milan to Lake Como.

The recognition of Ridley Scott’s 2021 movie—a decadent crime drama primarily based on the true lives of the household behind the well-known Italian style empire—has been inspiring vacationers to go to a few of its capturing areas (and the place the real-life occasions occurred) in particular person.


Now that Italy has eradicated all of its COVID-related entry necessities and summer season journey is in full swing, the tour operator is providing historical past buffs and movie aficionados a full-day tour, led by an English-speaking information, visiting locations featured within the sensational murder-for-hire from Milan to Lake Como.

“The nice buzz surrounding the ‘Home of Gucci’ biopic impressed us to create this distinctive tour,” stated Alessio Virgili, Co-Founder and CEO of Sonders & Seashore, Quiiky Excursions’ mum or dad firm. He continued, “What units Quiiky aside from different tour operators is that we’re a real, Italian-based LBGTQ+ firm. Past the excursions, we provide our shoppers a complete community of gay-friendly distributors, resorts, and neighborhood organizations in Italy that permit them to take pleasure in a completely supportive and inclusive setting all through their go to.”

Tour pricing begins at $295 and contains entrance charges, and round-trip practice transportation between Milan Lake Como, the fictional location of the Gucci household’s palatial villa and an idyllic spot that celebrities like George Clooney, Donatella Versace and Madonna at present name dwelling. Alternatively, visitors can request to journey between the 2 areas by personal switch at an extra price.

Italian ‘Home of Gucci’ Tour Takes Friends From Milan To Lake Como
The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II purchasing arcade in Milan. (Photograph through scaliger / iStock / Getty Pictures Plus)

Starting at Milan’s oldest energetic purchasing arcade, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the tour proceeds to Scala Sq. and the Trend District, all settings which might be featured within the movie. Then, visitors go on to see Milan’s Central Station and Through Vittor Pisani, an avenue that doubled for New York Metropolis streets in some film scenes.

Subsequent, guests expertise Villa Necchi Campiglio, which served because the setting for Rodolfo Gucci’s (Jeremy Irons) studio within the movie. In-built 1935 by the Necchi-Campiglio household, the residence has since been transformed right into a museum, and continues to be surrounded by a personal backyard, swimming pool and tennis courtroom. Thought of an architectural gem, the villa retains all of its unique furnishings and interiors, in addition to its artwork assortment containing a number of masterpieces.

Additionally on the itinerary for the Milan portion of the tour are visits to the restaurant Il Salumaio within the courtyard of Plazzo Bagatti Valsecchi, the place the movie’s stars Girl Gaga and Adam Driver ate a meal on-screen. Friends may also get to go to the Church of San Sepolcro, the place the real-life Maurizio Gucci and Patrizia Reggiani have been married in 1972; and Through Palestro 20, the place the place the Gucci style home was really headquartered and the positioning the place Maurizio was shot useless in 1995.

Lake Como, Italy
Lake Como, Italy. (Photograph by Lauren Breedlove)

The final leg of the “Home of Gucci” tour takes guests to see Villa Balbiano, the most important personal residence on the Western shore of Italy’s well-known Lake Como, an opulent palazzo constructed by Cardinal Tolomeo Gallio within the sixteenth century. This historic spot served because the movie setting for Maurizio’s birthday celebration, thrown by his uncle Aldo (Al Pacino). Highlights of the distinguished venue embrace its magnificent artwork collections, luxurious furnishing and extraordinary views of the lake.

Lake Como is well known as one of many world’s most attractive locales, wealthy in pure magnificence and rife with elegant villas, church buildings and different historic buildings. By the way, Quiiky can even assist prepare weddings and different celebrations and particular occasions within the area, upon request. Tour contributors can even decide to remain in a single day right here on the storied Villa Balbiano for an extra price.

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