Indulge in one of the most unique and innovative ways to experience the excitement of Vancouver Island with the Villa Eyrie Resort and its exclusive Italian Grand Tour Experience.

Offered only twice a month and capped at just 12 people per session, the Italian Grand Tour Experience is one of Villa Eyrie Resort’s signature luxury driving experiences. This crown jewel of an excursion combines the natural beauty of Vancouver Island with the unique partnerships that only the Villa Eyrie can offer to its discerning guests.

Following breakfast in the on-site Summit Restaurant, guests depart the resort in one of seven high-performance luxury vehicles for a drive up the legendary Malahat to the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit. Located in nearby Duncan, this world-class facility is just half an hour from the Resort and distinguishes itself as Canada’s only year-round motorsport facility.

Designed by Tilke GMBH, designers of Formula 1 and Moto GP circuits worldwide, guests will be able to indulge in some high-performance driving around this world-class technical track that boasts 19 corners and an elevation change of 11.5 percent throughout its length. That is exists nestled amongst some of Vancouver Island’s most impressive scenery only adds to the experience.

Accompanied by a certified guide, guests will have the chance to experience some high-octane thrills and test their skills before breaking for lunch at the Track’s Paddock Lounge, serving up a menu of West Coast specialities that reflect the quality produce and cuisine that British Columbia is known for.

The fun continues as the group drives along the Malahat together, returning to the Villa Eyrie for a congratulatory dinner that celebrates not only the activities of the day but also the inimitable Italian heritage represented by Alfa Romeo, FIAT and Maserati. Special gifts and awards for the day are distributed, leaving participants with once-in-a-lifetime memories to treasure forever.

Villa Eyrie Resort’s Italian Grand Tour Experience starts at $1,099 per person and includes automobile, fuel, insurance, Certified Circuit Instructors for road and circuit driving, food and beverages prepared by the Summit and Paddock restaurants, and photos, videos, gifts and special awards. This full-day experience begins at 9am and concludes back at the Resort at 7pm.

Vehicles available to Villa Eyrie guests for this unique package include the FIAT Spider; Alfa Romeo 4C Spider; Alfa Romeo Gulia Q; Alfa Romeo Stelvio; Maserati Ghibli; Maserati Levante; and Maserati Grad Coupe.


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Villa Eyrie Resort

Villa Eyrie Resort

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Motorsport Circuit

Motorsport Circuit

Canada’s only year-round motorsport facility.

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*Particpants must be at least 25 years of age and hold a valid BC drivers license. Please note cars displayed are for illustration purposes only. Model availablilty may change with each season. Taxes extra. Prices and program are subject to change at any time.