Veneto And Prosecco Wine Day Tour From Venice
A journey into the countryside, visiting three of the most enchanting towns in the Veneto region. The walled town of Marostica with its medieval castle, famous for its ‘human game of chess’ that is held every two years on a giant chess board in the main square. Then to the picturesque town of Bassano del Grappa, a shoppers paradise and synonymous with its production of the firewater of the mountains – Grappa! Crossing the celebrated Palladian bridge over the Riviera del Brenta we will visit the famous distillery situated right on the bridge.
Our next stop is Asolo ‘The pearl of the Veneto’, situated among the cypress covered foothills of the Dolomites, with its tiny pavements & archways and the castle of Caterina Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus. Robert Browning was one of the many poets who fell in love with Asolo. Here you will have free time to walk around this enchanting town or opt for an optional lunch in one of the local restaurants. Heading inland midway between Venice and the Alps, you will see the beautiful rolling hills of Valdobbiadene. Here you will discover a very important white sparkling wine called “Prosecco” Italy’s most popular “vino frizzante”. Passing enchanting churches we follow the panoramic “Wine road of Prosecco”, surrounded by endless vineyards, we visit one of the most important Cantinas (Vineyards) of the area, following a guided visit of the Cantina, you then get to taste your first glass of Prosecco wine and 3 other wines, you also have the chance to purchase a few bottles before making our way back to Venice.
**IMPORTANT** Semi private, minivan tour with English speaking driver. Visit to a private Cantina. Prosecco wine tasting in a vineyard in the area of Valdobbiadene. Visit to a private wine maker’s near Valdobbiadene and Prosecco wine tasting. Visit the Grappa distillation museum.
- Individual Rate: $225.00
- Frequency: 8:30 am Thurs (01Apr-31Oct)
- Duration: 8 Hr
- Language: English
Rate in CAD ($) is indicative of Euro price and subject to change