TORONTO, May 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — A private surfing lesson in a van from Lisbon lesser known beach coves, an early morning stroll to from Budapest Castle District or a private Lake Como cruise after exploring the views behind the wheel of an Italian car: this summer, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts invites guests to explore the rich cultural, culinary and natural beauty of Europe through personalized discoveries in its iconic European properties.
Stay in the heart of the city at the Four Seasons Hotel Madrid to discover the locals depart (neighborhoods) through the eyes of Leica as part of a recently launched photographic walking tour. This two-hour exploration on foot takes every opportunity to learn about local landmarks and capture them through the lens of a Leica camera, guided by a photography specialist. Four Seasons Hotel Baku also offers guests a unique way to discover the historic city and discover traditional Azerbaijani carpet weaving. Bordered by ancient walls, Four Seasons Hotel Baku is known as the “living room” of Icheri Sheher (Old City). the hand-woven rug becomes a unique piece and a treasured keepsake for guests.
Further south into Sicilyguests of San Domenico Palace, Taormina, A Four Seasons Hotel can adventure on the slopes of Mount Etna on a stargazing safari on a remote part of the mountainsides to admire the night sky.
A focus on well-being
Venture into the wild beauty of the French Alps at Four Seasons Hotel Megève, where a guided hillside yoga or meditation session in a geodesic dome allows guests to reset and refresh while enjoying mountain views . Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon also offers private yoga classes at the nearby beach in Costa da Caparica, just 30 minutes from the hotel and a place cherished by locals for its expanse of sandy beaches that stretch for nearly 10 kilometers (6 miles) . For those looking for a more adrenaline-filled activity, yoga can be swapped for a surf lesson at the same location, with each activity followed by lunch at a stylish, low-key toe-in-the-sand beach bar that serves local favorites such as such as clams cooked in Portuguese Bulhão Pato sauce and grilled line-caught fish from the Atlantic Ocean.
Early morning adventures go hand in hand with city sightseeing at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest through the Buda Before Breakfast training, where members of the Four Seasons management team accompany guests on a hike to Gellért Hill or Buda Hill. hills for the best view of the city and a chance to learn about must-see sites while staying in the historic city.
A festive summer
After the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III op 6 May, the Four Seasons UK Collection continues the wave of celebrations with a range of summer experiences designed to capture this momentous occasion. Enjoy the time-honored British tradition of afternoon tea with the Crown Jewels Afternoon Tea at the Four Seasons Hotel London on Ten Trinity Square or celebrate summer at Bloom – the rooftop lounge at the hotel’s elegant Crown Residence. Brimming with summer energy, this flowery pop-up offers unparalleled views over the River Thames and the city, light bites and refreshing drinks.
Or combine a discovery of the capital’s heritage with the serenity of the British countryside by combining a stay at the Four Seasons Hotel London on Park Lane with a stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire as part of the properties’ City and country offer.
Go to the water
From the Athenian Riviera to Lake Como, cruising the Bosphorus and the scenic banks of the Vltava River Praguethere is no better place for boating adventures than Europe during the summer. Depart from the jetty of Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens for a full-day exploration of the famous Greek islands of Hydra and Spetses. You will travel on the award-winning Praevado power cruiser, swim in crystal clear waters, have lunch at a seafood taverna and enjoy harborside shopping, before taking a final dip in Zogeria Bay as you recount the day’s adventures.
In Istanbul – the city where Europe And Asia connect – hop aboard the Sea Shuttle to cruise the Bosphorus River and enjoy the panoramic city views across the two continents as you travel from the Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul in Sultanahmet in the city’s Old Town and the former Ottoman seaside palace that is Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul on the Bosphorus. Four Seasons Hotel Prague also offers guests the chance to capture the panorama of the city from the water, with a Vltava river cruise in a charming wooden boat. Sip a glass of prosecco and enjoy breakfast, lunch or a light snack with family or friends on this scenic excursion.
For a journey that spans both land and water, Four Seasons Hotel Milan offers an exclusive chance to get behind the wheel of a 1961 Giulietta Spider or a Lancia Fulvia Coupè Rallye on an out-of-town drive to Lake Como. Cruise from top to bottom for unparalleled views as you whiz through scenic back roads, before stopping for lunch at a concierge-recommended restaurant near the lake and to browse the local shops before taking a private afternoon cruise on the lake Lake Como makes.
Destination Dining with Four Seasons Europe
Just in time for summer, Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel has launched a new Nomad Dining Experience overlooking the Cap Ferrat Peninsula and the Mediterranean Sea. In this picturesque setting of the hotel’s vegetable garden, guests can enjoy creative dishes prepared by a Michelin-starred chef Yoric Tieche while enjoying sublime views of the French Riviera. Summer is also the ideal time for the versailles vegetable garden of Four Seasons Hotel George V, Pariswhich is grown with the composting of The George food waste from restaurants. Guests are taken from the hotel to the garden in an electric Porsche car and spend time with the hotel’s green Michelin star chef, Simone Zanoni. Together with Simone, guests pick vegetables and cook in an open-air kitchen before enjoying a picnic-style lunch on site, all learning about Simone’s secrets of the trade and his passion for sustainability.
In the evening, the stylish Izumi restaurant on the roof of the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneve is the ideal place to enjoy the warm summer evenings and enjoy the panoramic view of the lake, while enjoying a golden hour dinner on the Ponte Vecchio can be arranged for guests of the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze. Nestled in the heart of Florence overlooking the river Arno, dine on the open-air terrace of the famous Ponte Vecchio with an unforgettable culinary experience prepared by Executive Chef Paul Lavezzini.
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