Top Class Wine Tour: Lombardy – Veneto – Trentino
A Wine Tour across Lombardy, Veneto and Trentino regions in Italy is one of the best ways to discover the true essence of the country.
Your journey begins along a secluded land south of Lake Iseo, hillside vineyards dotted with small villages, medieval towers, castles and Renaissance palaces. This magical land between Bergamo and Brescia is called Franciacorta, meaning short or small France. Your first stop will be at one of the best regional wineries, where you will be warmly greeted and taken on an engaging tour of the estate, followed by a guided tasting of the winery’s current releases with an English-speaking winery expert. The Franciacorta wine roads tour includes a second excellent winery where to enjoy Your wine tastings.
The Lake Garda area in the Veneto region is one of the most renowned production areas for its tradition and quality of its wines. You will spend time around the stunning beauty of the lake and visit one wine producer in the picturesque village of Calmasino, not far from Bardolino, located on the eastern shore of Lake Garda. You will live an amazing wine tasting experience and You will see with your own eyes what does it means to produce wine. The tasting will be accompanied by light bites of local cured meats and cheeses. Your Lake Garda wine tour includes also the visit to a winery located on the eastern side of the beautiful hills surrounding Verona, among the vineyards of the “Val d’Illasi”, an extension of the Valpolicella area.
The wine tour around castles and countryside views in the Veneto region continues to the stunning Roncade Castle, one of the most unique examples of Renaissance architecture in Northern Italy. You will also visit the small town of Conegliano, a good place where to taste the famous Prosecco, Italy’s most popular sparkling wine.
Next on this fantastic journey is a visit to Bolzano followed by an unforgettable lunch at the Michelin starred Zur Rose, gastronomic mecca for foodies visiting Northern Italy.
The Sudtirol wine road winds its way along the Adige River valley, through spectacular landscapes, that range from orchards and vineyards, lakes and medieval castles perched on the surrounding hillsides. All along the route, wonderful restaurants and open wine cellars offer a welcome place to stop and take a break. This is Italy’s oldest wine road. You will first visit an excellent winery in the village of Tramin, which is home to the famous autochthonous grape variety called Gewürztraminer. Next stop will be the historic cellars of the ancient Castle Sallegg.
The rate includes
- 7 nights in 4 stars hotel dbl room on b/b basis.
- Minivan 16 seats as indicated in the program
- Hotel and meals for driver
- Wine tasting and visit of winery as indicated in the program
- Lunch and dinner as indicated in the program
The rate does not include
- city taxes in all cities
- Entrance fee for coach in all cities
- All items not specified in the chapter “the price includes”
Day 1: Malpensa - Franciacorta
Day 2: Franciacorta
Day 3: Lake Garda - Illasi
Day 4: Sparkling Wine Route
Day 5: Venice - Bolzano
Day 6: Bolzano
Day 7: South Tyrol Wine Road
Day 8: Bolzano - Malpensa Airport