Road to LUXURY


Four Seasons Drive Experience in the Heart of the Alps (12-18 June 2023)

The week-long itinerary will begin at Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva, which will serve as home base for the next few days, with enchanting views of Lake Geneva and an iconic backdrop of snow-capped Alps. There’s time for a welcome dinner and a visit to Gruyère Village – regarded as one of the most beautiful villages in the region and home to the wellknown Swiss cheese – before embarking on a panoramic tour across the UNESCO World Heritage Lavaux Vineyard Terraces where guests are escorted through historical wine estates dating back to the Middle Ages for a Swiss wine and cheese pairing.

In the days that follow, travellers will journey towards the final destinatio­n of Megève, stopping along the way to learn about the timeless art of watchmakin­g before the adrenaline­fuelled drive through Chateau d’Avully, known for its soaring towers and iconic architectu­re. Programmin­g in Megève includes an exhilarati­ng trip to the Alpine town of Annecy, winding through the mythic Aravis roads and crossing sky-piercing mountains; a visit to the Mont Blanc Massif; and exploring the route through the remote Grand Saint Bernard Mountain pass that connects Italy and Switzerlan­d.

Four Seasons Drive Experience Through Napa Valley (29 October-4 November 2023)

This itinerary for food and wine enthusiast­s is centred around the best wineries and culinary experience­s of one of the food and wine capitals of North America, explored from Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley. The journey will begin with a celebratio­n of innovative gastronomy: a welcome dinner at the property’s Vineyard Barn, which features an architectu­ral design that embodies Napa’s rich farming heritage, framed by picturesqu­e forests and unobstruct­ed views of the mountains.

The next day will start with a scenic drive to Tomales Bay for an immersive oyster farming experience followed by a gourmet lunch overlookin­g the bay. The following days will be dedicated to discoverin­g Napa’s most talked-about wineries, only accessible to Four Seasons Drive Experience guests, including Opus One Winery, born from a collaborat­ion between two of the most esteemed winemaking figures: Baron Philippe de Rothschild of Château Mouton Rothschild and Robert Mondavi.

For the final days of the itinerary, guests will take a private ferry tour around San Francisco Bay and end the seven-day experience in the clouds with hot-air balloon rides that offer panoramic views of the vineyards and undulating mountains. fourseason­ — NICK WALTON

Four Seasons has created two stunning new driving experience­s through the European Alps and the Napa Valley wine belt.

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