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7 Days / 6 Nights Tour

You will enjoy a wine and food itinerary peppered with cultural experiences.  A tour that crosses charming Italian cities of fascinating beauty. The visitor will experience first hand how wine, olive oil and other delicacies are produced. The journey includes visits to wonderful towns of Milano, Verona, Sirmione, Venezia, Udine and Trieste, where the history and passion have left the indelible mark of past civilization.

ITINERARY:
DAY 1

-Morning: guided tour of the historic center of Milan (as an alternative guided tour of Bergamo).

-Afternoon: transfer to Franciacorta, in the heart of Lombardy, where excellent sparkling wines, made by traditional method, make this territory one of the most renowned wine area of Italy. Winery tour with wine tasting.

-Dinner in a romantic restaurant on Iseo lake.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 2

-Morning: transfer to “Strada dei Sapori del Garda” in Garda lake district, particularly suitable for the olive oil production, visit of a mill and olive oil tasting. Lunch based on cold dishes.

-Afternoon: guided tour of Sirmione, the so called “The pearl of Garda” and of the splendid Scaligero castle .

-Transfer to Verona

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 3

-Morning: guided tour of Verona, the romantic city of Romeo and Juliet

-Lunch

-Afternoon: excursion in Valpolicella, the land of Amarone wine.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 4

-Transfer to Venice: guided tour of this incomparable city and time available to walk through the channels and bridges of this wonderful town on water.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 5

-Morning: transfer to “Strada del Radicchio Rosso di Treviso e variegate di Castelfranco”, visit to a farm producing the delicious radicchio IGP.

-Lunch based on radicchio.

-Afternoon: Prosecco tour, Italy’s biggest wine export.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 6

-Morning: transfer to Udine and guided tour of the pretty friulan city

-Lunch with traditional food of the region

-Afternoon: Collio and Colli Orientali excursion, an area that produces the best white wines of Italy

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 7

-Transfer to Trieste, guided tour of the city and of the gorgeous Miramare castle, located on the coast. Time available to walk in Trieste and the chance to stop for a coffee.

The Wine & Art Discovery is supported by trustworthy travel agencies for technical assistance.

WINE AND FOOD TOUR OF NOTH EAST ITALY. JOURNEY FROM MILAN TO TRIESTE.
EXCURSIONS AND TRAVELS
Prices for groups on request.
WALKING ROUTES
FOOD AND WINE TASTING
CHILDREN
COACH, MINIBUS OR CAR TRANSPORTATION
GASTRONOMY TASTING
GUIDED TOUR
ARTISTIC INTERESTS
GUIDED TOUR IN WINERY OR VINEYARD
HISTORICAL SITE

7 Days / 6 Nights Tour

An itinerary through the rolling hills of Tuscany and Piedmont that will sweep you through the romantic vineyards and fragrant olive groves of the area. The visitor will travel into the most representative regions of the Italian wine heritage like Langhe, Chianti and Val d’Orcia. A journey enriched by the historical tours of the artistic cities of Torino, Firenze, Pisa and other smaller towns.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1

-Morning: guided tour of Torino. The visitor will have the chance to discover not only the history of the town but also of the Guanduiotto chocolate, typical sweet of Turin. Final chocolate tasting in a local business.

-Free time available in the afternoon.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels.

DAY 2

-Day dedicated to the Langhe Excursion, tour of Grinzane Cavour Castle, Barolo and La Morra villages, winery tour and wine tasting.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels.

DAY 3

-Morning: a visit to the beautiful town of Alba, the capital of the Langhe wine district and tour of a truffle producer of Piedmont.

-Lunch.

-Visit to Serralunga d’Alba fortress and tour of an ancient winery with Barolo tasting, the excellent red wine of the region.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels.

DAY 4

-Morning: transfer to Tuscany.

-Lunch.

-Afternoon: guided tour of Pisa with its extraordinary leaning Tower of Pisa and the astonishing Piazza dei Miracoli.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 5

-Morning: guided tour of Firenze.

-Lunch at a winery located on the beautiful hills of Firenze.

-Afternoon: walk in San Gimignano, charming village located on a wonderful hill surrounded by vineyards. A tasty Italian ice cream will bring to a close a day field with new discoveries.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 6

-A day dedicated to discover the Chianti area with its unforgettable landscape of vineyards and olive groves. The excursion includes a mill tour, a winery tour where the Chianti, the most famous Italian red wine, is produced, and the tours of Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti and Badia di Coltibuono villages.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 7

-The Val d’Orcia excursion starts with the S.Antimo abbey visit and Montalcino guided tour. Two interesting wine and food tours will make the day unforgettable: a winery tour and a dairy tour where the visitor will taste the exquisite pecorino cheese of Pienza. Guided tour of Pienza.

The Wine & Art Discovery is supported by trustworthy travel agencies for technical assistance.

FROM BAROLO TO CHIANTI DISCOVER PIEDMONT AND TUSCANY
EXCURSIONS AND TRAVELS
Prices for groups on request.
WALKING ROUTES
FOOD AND WINE TASTING
CHILDREN
COACH, MINIBUS OR CAR TRANSPORTATION
GASTRONOMY TASTING
GUIDED TOUR
ARTISTIC INTERESTS
GUIDED TOUR IN WINERY OR VINEYARD
HISTORICAL SITE

6 Days / 5 Nights Tour

A unique itinerary that will let you discover the most important and popular Italian sparkling wines. The places visited will give you the chance to taste other fine wines and food products like olive oil and radicchio. You will visit wonderful cities of artistic importance like Venice, Verona, Milano or Bergamo and thousand-year old abbeys, keepers of the wine making secrets. A unique way to discover Italy by stimulating all the senses.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1

-Morning: guided tour of Bergamo Città Alta, surrounded by walls, from where you can admire an enchanting view AS AN ALTERNATIVE guide tour of the historical center of Milan (depending on the client’s departure place or preferences)

-Lunch

-Afternoon: transfer to Franciacorta, in the heart of Lombardy, where excellent sparkling wines, made by traditional method, make this territory one of the most renowned wine area of Italy. Winery tour with wine tasting.

-Dinner in a romantic restaurant on Iseo lake.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 2

-Morning: transfer to “Strada dei Sapori del Garda” in Garda lake district, particularly suitable for the olive oil production, visit of a mill and olive oil tasting. Lunch based on cold dishes.

-Afternoon: guided tour of Sirmione, the so called “The pearl of Garda” and of the splendid Scaligero castle .

-Transfer to Verona

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 3

-Morning: guided tour of Verona, the romantic city of Romeo and Juliet

-Lunch

-Afternoon: excursion in Valpolicella, the land of Amarone wine, a strong red wine of high regard, cellars tour and wine tasting in a renowned Winery.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 4

-Transfer to Venice: guided tour of the most beautiful city in the world and time available to walk through the channels and bridges of this wonderful town on water.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 5

-Morning: transfer to “Strada del Radicchio Rosso di Treviso e variegate di Castelfranco” the land where the delicious radicchio grows, visit of a farm producing the radicchio IGP.

-Lunch based on radicchio and with its delicate taste.

-Afternoon: Prosecco tour, tour of a modern winery where the Italian sparkling wine more required in the world is produced. Wine tasting.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 6

-Morning: transfer to Trento and cellars tour of a gorgeous winery where the Trento Doc sparkling wine is created with the traditional method, a so called “sparkling of the mountains” that holds a special combination of three elements: the land, the climate and the altitude.

-Lunch

-Afternoon: guided tour of Novacella Abbey, Augustinian canons’ abbey, nowadays still a monastery. Cellars guided tour and wine tasting.

The Wine & Art Discovery is supported by trustworthy travel agencies for technical assistance.

ITALIAN SPARKLING WINE TOUR AND BEYOND
EXCURSIONS AND TRAVELS
Prices for groups on request.
WALKING ROUTES
FOOD AND WINE TASTING
CHILDREN
COACH, MINIBUS OR CAR TRANSPORTATION
GASTRONOMY TASTING
GUIDED TOUR
ARTISTIC INTERESTS
GUIDED TOUR IN WINERY OR VINEYARD
HISTORICAL SITE

Take a break and enjoy Sicilian Culture, Wines and Food.

3 DAYS/ 2 NIGHTS Tour (with possibility to extend the period of stay and add excursions)

The region of Sicily sums up through its delicious cuisine and its historical and artistic traditions, the meeting point of two worlds: East and West. The island bears testimony to the passage of many different cultures who have left their mark. A union of gastronomic and cultural delights that will surprise the traveler.

The West Sicily Tour is a must for the ones who want to learn about the Marsala Wine, the first Italian wine known abroad since 1700. The tour provides the chance to visit the salt works which lie along the way“La via del sale”.

ITINERARY

DAY 1

-Salt works tour with guided salt tasting

-“Florio” winery tour, the enchanting historical winery of Marsala

-Lunch

-“Donnafugata” winery tour, leader in high quality wine production

-Stagnone Lagoon tour, a boat tour that takes in the nature and archeological wonders of the area

-Dinner (dirnks excluded)

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels (breakfast included) in Marsala

DAY 2

-Selinute Visit, evocative archeological site of the ancient Greek civilization

-Erice Visit, enchanting Medieval city located on an isolated mountain from where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the coast

-Coffee and a cookie at Maria Grammatico patisserie, the most famous pastry shop in Sicily

-Dinner (drinks excluded)

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels (breakfast included) in Marsala

DAY 3

-Cooking class in an amazing palace where you will learn to cook delicious Sicilian dishes.

- Lunch at school with what you have successfully prepared.

-Trapani Visit

The tour includes what is indicated in the itinerary.

The transport can be made independently by the client or can be realized by a transport company (quotes on request).

Pick up from the Trapani or Palermo airport available on request.

For groups it is possible to add a guided tour to Selinute archeological site und Erice village, the transportation and tour leader assistance throughout the tour.

The Wine & Art Discovery is supported by trustworthy travel agencies for technical assistance.

SHORT BREAK SICILIAN TOUR
EXCURSIONS AND TRAVELS
Prices for groups or individuals on request.
WALKING ROUTES
FOOD AND WINE TASTING
CHILDREN
COACH, MINIBUS OR CAR TRANSPORTATION
GASTRONOMY TASTING
GUIDED TOUR
ARTISTIC INTERESTS
GUIDED TOUR IN WINERY OR VINEYARD
HISTORICAL SITE

This incredible gastronomic experience through a landscape of rolling hills, olive groves, vineyards and quaint little towns will introduce you the most representative specialties and flavors of Friuli Venezia Giulia: the Montasio Cheese, the Prosciutto of San Daniele, the famous Friulian wines and much more. An informative and entertaining cooking lesson will complete your Friulian Delights tour in this magic corner of north-east Italy.

ITINERARY

DAY 1 – ARRIVAL IN FRIULI

Upon your arrival in Friuli, check in at your accommodation and get ready for your afternoon walking tour of Udine, the elegant Venetian-style town in the center of the Friulian plains. Transfers to your accommodation can be arranged from your arrival point.

DAY 2 – CHEESE & PROSCIUTTO TOUR

After breakfast meet your driver-guide for a full-day excursion to the hilltowns of Friuli, visiting a medieval village and enjoying the flavors of the two most known food specialties of the region: the Montasio cheese and the Prosciutto of San Daniele. Visit an artisanal dairy and learn the secrets of how milk delivered directly from the farm can turn into a wheel of Montasio cheese in less than 24 hours. Afterwards enjoy a tasting session of this delicious Friulian product. Your next stop will be San Daniele del Friuli, famous all over the world for its exquisite prosciutto. Tour a boutique prosciutto factory and see the transformation of the fresh pig haunch into San Daniele ham. A prosciutto tasting will follow to fully enjoy this delicious product, whose incomparable taste makes it the most delicate in all of Italy. After the tour you will return to your accommodation for the evening.

DAY 3 – OLIVE OIL & WINE TOUR

Today’s excursion will lead you through wonderful landscapes and spectacular vineyards. Your first stop will be a mill surrounded by olive groves and rolling hills and you will learn how olive oil is produced with love and care. An informative olive oil tasting will follow. You’ll then proceed to a boutique winery in the Colli Orientali del Friuli. You’ll visit the estate, its cellars and finally taste its excellent wines. You’ll also savor a light lunch based on the gastronomic specialties of Friuli before enjoying a leisurely walk in the picturesque town of Cividale, Unesco World Heritage site and the first Lombard duchy in Italy. After the tour you will return to your accommodation for the evening.

DAY 4 – CRAFT BEER & BALSAMIC VINEGAR TOUR

This morning depart with your private driver-guide for a unique excursion combining a tour of a local artisanal brewery with a visit to a balsamic vinegar producer. Meet the passionate brewmasters, learn the intricacies of making excellent craft beers and sample some of the finest varieties. Enjoy a light lunch in a charming agriturismo of the area before stopping at a famous balsamic vinegar producer where you will learn about the long and patient process of creating a delicious aromatic vinegar. A tasting of this delicious, sweet, tangy product will draw our tour to a close after a delicious day out! After the tour you will return to your accommodation for the evening.

DAY 5 – COOKING CLASS & DEPARTURE

Today an authentic Friulian cooking class has been organized for you in the private home of your cooking instructor. Always using the season’s freshest ingredients, you will learn how to prepare a typical Friulian menu, followed by lunch of your creations and tasting of excellent local wines. A fun and memorable experience in culinary art! After lunch, transfer back to your hotel and depart for your onward travel.

TOUR INFORMATION:

Departure/return location:      

Your hotel in Udine / surroundings. Transfers to / from your accommodation on arrival and departure can be arranged on request. Supplements may apply.

Departure days:                      

Daily on request

Duration:                                

5 days / 4 nights

Season/validity:                     

Year round, on request

Languages:                            

Italian, English, German, French

Tour price:                              

With accommodation in 4**** hotel                

1 participant   € 1385

2 participants €   930  p.p.

3 participants €   780 p.p.

4 participants €   710 p.p.

5 participants €   665 p.p.

6 participants €   630 p.p.

With accommodation in 3*** hotel

1 participant   € 1345

2 participants €   890  p.p.

3 participants €   740 p.p.

4 participants €   670 p.p.

5 participants €   625 p.p.

Groups: for  pre-arranged groups of 8+ people, please inquire

Tour includes:            

- 4-night accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotel

- daily buffet breakfast

- daily transportation by private car / minivan

- Italian / English / German / French -speaking tour leader and assistance throughout the tour

- Meet & greet and orientation tour of Udine on day 1

- Tour of an artisanal dairy and cheese tasting + tour of a prosciutto factory and prosciutto tasting + light lunch + walking tour of San Daniele on day 2

- Tour of a winery and wine tasting + tour of an olive mill and olive oil tasting + light lunch + walking tour of Cividale del Friuli on day 3

- Tour of a boutique brewery and craft beer tasting + tour of a balsamic vinegar farm and balsamic vinegar tasting + light lunch on day 4

- Hands-on cooking class and lunch on day 5

Tour excludes:

- Personal expenses

- Tips and gratuities

- Anything not specifically mentioned under “tour includes”

Additional info:

- This tour must be booked at least 1 week in advance of your travel date.

- Confirmation for this product will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.

How to book:                          

Step 1. First of all contact us and check for availability
Step 2. Once availability is confirmed, you will receive a booking form to fill in and return to us together with the deposit or credit card details in order to reserve the tour.

Step 3. We require a deposit of 25% of the tour price at the time of booking. The balance is due no later than 30 days before tour departure.    Payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card.

Step 4, Vouchers and full trip information will be sent to you via email.
Cancellation fees:

- 10% of the full amount from the date of confirmation up to 30 days before tour departure

- 30% of the full amount from 29 to 20 days before tour departure

- 50% of the full amount from 19 to 10 days before tour departure

- 80% of the full amount from 09 to 04 days before tour departure

- 100% of the full amount from 03 days to date of tour departure

A 100% cancellation fee also applies:

- in case of no/show at departure

- if cancellation occurs after the tour has started (unused services will not be refunded)

- if the consumer lacks the necessary travel documents (i.e. a proper and valid ID/passport/VISA/medical certificates or any other necessary document) to enter Italy and/or the countries included in the tour package. A participant that, for his negligence, forgets his travel documents and is rejected by Customs, will be considered as renouncing to the travel package and will be subject to the regulations of these booking conditions.

Groups:

In case of pre-arranged groups, the booking conditions and the cancellation fees will be communicated at the time of booking.

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FRIULAN DELIGHTS
EXCURSIONS AND TRAVELS
5 days/4 nights
THE FINEST TOURS IN FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA
WALKING ROUTES
FOOD AND WINE TASTING
COACH, MINIBUS OR CAR TRANSPORTATION
GASTRONOMY TASTING
GUIDED TOUR
ARTISTIC INTERESTS
GUIDED TOUR IN WINERY OR VINEYARD
HISTORICAL SITE
WINE AND FOOD TOUR OF NOTH EAST ITALY. JOURNEY FROM MILAN TO TRIESTE.
EXCURSIONS AND TRAVELS
Prices for groups on request.
WALKING ROUTES
FOOD AND WINE TASTING
CHILDREN
COACH, MINIBUS OR CAR TRANSPORTATION
GASTRONOMY TASTING
GUIDED TOUR
ARTISTIC INTERESTS
GUIDED TOUR IN WINERY OR VINEYARD
HISTORICAL SITE

7 Days / 6 Nights Tour

You will enjoy a wine and food itinerary peppered with cultural experiences.  A tour that crosses charming Italian cities of fascinating beauty. The visitor will experience first hand how wine, olive oil and other delicacies are produced. The journey includes visits to wonderful towns of Milano, Verona, Sirmione, Venezia, Udine and Trieste, where the history and passion have left the indelible mark of past civilization.

ITINERARY:
DAY 1

-Morning: guided tour of the historic center of Milan (as an alternative guided tour of Bergamo).

-Afternoon: transfer to Franciacorta, in the heart of Lombardy, where excellent sparkling wines, made by traditional method, make this territory one of the most renowned wine area of Italy. Winery tour with wine tasting.

-Dinner in a romantic restaurant on Iseo lake.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 2

-Morning: transfer to “Strada dei Sapori del Garda” in Garda lake district, particularly suitable for the olive oil production, visit of a mill and olive oil tasting. Lunch based on cold dishes.

-Afternoon: guided tour of Sirmione, the so called “The pearl of Garda” and of the splendid Scaligero castle .

-Transfer to Verona

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 3

-Morning: guided tour of Verona, the romantic city of Romeo and Juliet

-Lunch

-Afternoon: excursion in Valpolicella, the land of Amarone wine.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 4

-Transfer to Venice: guided tour of this incomparable city and time available to walk through the channels and bridges of this wonderful town on water.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 5

-Morning: transfer to “Strada del Radicchio Rosso di Treviso e variegate di Castelfranco”, visit to a farm producing the delicious radicchio IGP.

-Lunch based on radicchio.

-Afternoon: Prosecco tour, Italy’s biggest wine export.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 6

-Morning: transfer to Udine and guided tour of the pretty friulan city

-Lunch with traditional food of the region

-Afternoon: Collio and Colli Orientali excursion, an area that produces the best white wines of Italy

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 7

-Transfer to Trieste, guided tour of the city and of the gorgeous Miramare castle, located on the coast. Time available to walk in Trieste and the chance to stop for a coffee.

The Wine & Art Discovery is supported by trustworthy travel agencies for technical assistance.

FROM BAROLO TO CHIANTI DISCOVER PIEDMONT AND TUSCANY
EXCURSIONS AND TRAVELS
Prices for groups on request.
WALKING ROUTES
FOOD AND WINE TASTING
CHILDREN
COACH, MINIBUS OR CAR TRANSPORTATION
GASTRONOMY TASTING
GUIDED TOUR
ARTISTIC INTERESTS
GUIDED TOUR IN WINERY OR VINEYARD
HISTORICAL SITE

7 Days / 6 Nights Tour

An itinerary through the rolling hills of Tuscany and Piedmont that will sweep you through the romantic vineyards and fragrant olive groves of the area. The visitor will travel into the most representative regions of the Italian wine heritage like Langhe, Chianti and Val d’Orcia. A journey enriched by the historical tours of the artistic cities of Torino, Firenze, Pisa and other smaller towns.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1

-Morning: guided tour of Torino. The visitor will have the chance to discover not only the history of the town but also of the Guanduiotto chocolate, typical sweet of Turin. Final chocolate tasting in a local business.

-Free time available in the afternoon.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels.

DAY 2

-Day dedicated to the Langhe Excursion, tour of Grinzane Cavour Castle, Barolo and La Morra villages, winery tour and wine tasting.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels.

DAY 3

-Morning: a visit to the beautiful town of Alba, the capital of the Langhe wine district and tour of a truffle producer of Piedmont.

-Lunch.

-Visit to Serralunga d’Alba fortress and tour of an ancient winery with Barolo tasting, the excellent red wine of the region.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels.

DAY 4

-Morning: transfer to Tuscany.

-Lunch.

-Afternoon: guided tour of Pisa with its extraordinary leaning Tower of Pisa and the astonishing Piazza dei Miracoli.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 5

-Morning: guided tour of Firenze.

-Lunch at a winery located on the beautiful hills of Firenze.

-Afternoon: walk in San Gimignano, charming village located on a wonderful hill surrounded by vineyards. A tasty Italian ice cream will bring to a close a day field with new discoveries.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 6

-A day dedicated to discover the Chianti area with its unforgettable landscape of vineyards and olive groves. The excursion includes a mill tour, a winery tour where the Chianti, the most famous Italian red wine, is produced, and the tours of Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti and Badia di Coltibuono villages.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 7

-The Val d’Orcia excursion starts with the S.Antimo abbey visit and Montalcino guided tour. Two interesting wine and food tours will make the day unforgettable: a winery tour and a dairy tour where the visitor will taste the exquisite pecorino cheese of Pienza. Guided tour of Pienza.

The Wine & Art Discovery is supported by trustworthy travel agencies for technical assistance.

ITALIAN SPARKLING WINE TOUR AND BEYOND
EXCURSIONS AND TRAVELS
Prices for groups on request.
WALKING ROUTES
FOOD AND WINE TASTING
CHILDREN
COACH, MINIBUS OR CAR TRANSPORTATION
GASTRONOMY TASTING
GUIDED TOUR
ARTISTIC INTERESTS
GUIDED TOUR IN WINERY OR VINEYARD
HISTORICAL SITE

6 Days / 5 Nights Tour

A unique itinerary that will let you discover the most important and popular Italian sparkling wines. The places visited will give you the chance to taste other fine wines and food products like olive oil and radicchio. You will visit wonderful cities of artistic importance like Venice, Verona, Milano or Bergamo and thousand-year old abbeys, keepers of the wine making secrets. A unique way to discover Italy by stimulating all the senses.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1

-Morning: guided tour of Bergamo Città Alta, surrounded by walls, from where you can admire an enchanting view AS AN ALTERNATIVE guide tour of the historical center of Milan (depending on the client’s departure place or preferences)

-Lunch

-Afternoon: transfer to Franciacorta, in the heart of Lombardy, where excellent sparkling wines, made by traditional method, make this territory one of the most renowned wine area of Italy. Winery tour with wine tasting.

-Dinner in a romantic restaurant on Iseo lake.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 2

-Morning: transfer to “Strada dei Sapori del Garda” in Garda lake district, particularly suitable for the olive oil production, visit of a mill and olive oil tasting. Lunch based on cold dishes.

-Afternoon: guided tour of Sirmione, the so called “The pearl of Garda” and of the splendid Scaligero castle .

-Transfer to Verona

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 3

-Morning: guided tour of Verona, the romantic city of Romeo and Juliet

-Lunch

-Afternoon: excursion in Valpolicella, the land of Amarone wine, a strong red wine of high regard, cellars tour and wine tasting in a renowned Winery.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 4

-Transfer to Venice: guided tour of the most beautiful city in the world and time available to walk through the channels and bridges of this wonderful town on water.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 5

-Morning: transfer to “Strada del Radicchio Rosso di Treviso e variegate di Castelfranco” the land where the delicious radicchio grows, visit of a farm producing the radicchio IGP.

-Lunch based on radicchio and with its delicate taste.

-Afternoon: Prosecco tour, tour of a modern winery where the Italian sparkling wine more required in the world is produced. Wine tasting.

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels

DAY 6

-Morning: transfer to Trento and cellars tour of a gorgeous winery where the Trento Doc sparkling wine is created with the traditional method, a so called “sparkling of the mountains” that holds a special combination of three elements: the land, the climate and the altitude.

-Lunch

-Afternoon: guided tour of Novacella Abbey, Augustinian canons’ abbey, nowadays still a monastery. Cellars guided tour and wine tasting.

The Wine & Art Discovery is supported by trustworthy travel agencies for technical assistance.

SHORT BREAK SICILIAN TOUR
EXCURSIONS AND TRAVELS
Prices for groups or individuals on request.
WALKING ROUTES
FOOD AND WINE TASTING
CHILDREN
COACH, MINIBUS OR CAR TRANSPORTATION
GASTRONOMY TASTING
GUIDED TOUR
ARTISTIC INTERESTS
GUIDED TOUR IN WINERY OR VINEYARD
HISTORICAL SITE

Take a break and enjoy Sicilian Culture, Wines and Food.

3 DAYS/ 2 NIGHTS Tour (with possibility to extend the period of stay and add excursions)

The region of Sicily sums up through its delicious cuisine and its historical and artistic traditions, the meeting point of two worlds: East and West. The island bears testimony to the passage of many different cultures who have left their mark. A union of gastronomic and cultural delights that will surprise the traveler.

The West Sicily Tour is a must for the ones who want to learn about the Marsala Wine, the first Italian wine known abroad since 1700. The tour provides the chance to visit the salt works which lie along the way“La via del sale”.

ITINERARY

DAY 1

-Salt works tour with guided salt tasting

-“Florio” winery tour, the enchanting historical winery of Marsala

-Lunch

-“Donnafugata” winery tour, leader in high quality wine production

-Stagnone Lagoon tour, a boat tour that takes in the nature and archeological wonders of the area

-Dinner (dirnks excluded)

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels (breakfast included) in Marsala

DAY 2

-Selinute Visit, evocative archeological site of the ancient Greek civilization

-Erice Visit, enchanting Medieval city located on an isolated mountain from where you can enjoy a wonderful view of the coast

-Coffee and a cookie at Maria Grammatico patisserie, the most famous pastry shop in Sicily

-Dinner (drinks excluded)

-Accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotels (breakfast included) in Marsala

DAY 3

-Cooking class in an amazing palace where you will learn to cook delicious Sicilian dishes.

- Lunch at school with what you have successfully prepared.

-Trapani Visit

The tour includes what is indicated in the itinerary.

The transport can be made independently by the client or can be realized by a transport company (quotes on request).

Pick up from the Trapani or Palermo airport available on request.

For groups it is possible to add a guided tour to Selinute archeological site und Erice village, the transportation and tour leader assistance throughout the tour.

The Wine & Art Discovery is supported by trustworthy travel agencies for technical assistance.

FRIULAN DELIGHTS
EXCURSIONS AND TRAVELS
5 days/4 nights
THE FINEST TOURS IN FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA
WALKING ROUTES
FOOD AND WINE TASTING
COACH, MINIBUS OR CAR TRANSPORTATION
GASTRONOMY TASTING
GUIDED TOUR
ARTISTIC INTERESTS
GUIDED TOUR IN WINERY OR VINEYARD
HISTORICAL SITE

This incredible gastronomic experience through a landscape of rolling hills, olive groves, vineyards and quaint little towns will introduce you the most representative specialties and flavors of Friuli Venezia Giulia: the Montasio Cheese, the Prosciutto of San Daniele, the famous Friulian wines and much more. An informative and entertaining cooking lesson will complete your Friulian Delights tour in this magic corner of north-east Italy.

ITINERARY

DAY 1 – ARRIVAL IN FRIULI

Upon your arrival in Friuli, check in at your accommodation and get ready for your afternoon walking tour of Udine, the elegant Venetian-style town in the center of the Friulian plains. Transfers to your accommodation can be arranged from your arrival point.

DAY 2 – CHEESE & PROSCIUTTO TOUR

After breakfast meet your driver-guide for a full-day excursion to the hilltowns of Friuli, visiting a medieval village and enjoying the flavors of the two most known food specialties of the region: the Montasio cheese and the Prosciutto of San Daniele. Visit an artisanal dairy and learn the secrets of how milk delivered directly from the farm can turn into a wheel of Montasio cheese in less than 24 hours. Afterwards enjoy a tasting session of this delicious Friulian product. Your next stop will be San Daniele del Friuli, famous all over the world for its exquisite prosciutto. Tour a boutique prosciutto factory and see the transformation of the fresh pig haunch into San Daniele ham. A prosciutto tasting will follow to fully enjoy this delicious product, whose incomparable taste makes it the most delicate in all of Italy. After the tour you will return to your accommodation for the evening.

DAY 3 – OLIVE OIL & WINE TOUR

Today’s excursion will lead you through wonderful landscapes and spectacular vineyards. Your first stop will be a mill surrounded by olive groves and rolling hills and you will learn how olive oil is produced with love and care. An informative olive oil tasting will follow. You’ll then proceed to a boutique winery in the Colli Orientali del Friuli. You’ll visit the estate, its cellars and finally taste its excellent wines. You’ll also savor a light lunch based on the gastronomic specialties of Friuli before enjoying a leisurely walk in the picturesque town of Cividale, Unesco World Heritage site and the first Lombard duchy in Italy. After the tour you will return to your accommodation for the evening.

DAY 4 – CRAFT BEER & BALSAMIC VINEGAR TOUR

This morning depart with your private driver-guide for a unique excursion combining a tour of a local artisanal brewery with a visit to a balsamic vinegar producer. Meet the passionate brewmasters, learn the intricacies of making excellent craft beers and sample some of the finest varieties. Enjoy a light lunch in a charming agriturismo of the area before stopping at a famous balsamic vinegar producer where you will learn about the long and patient process of creating a delicious aromatic vinegar. A tasting of this delicious, sweet, tangy product will draw our tour to a close after a delicious day out! After the tour you will return to your accommodation for the evening.

DAY 5 – COOKING CLASS & DEPARTURE

Today an authentic Friulian cooking class has been organized for you in the private home of your cooking instructor. Always using the season’s freshest ingredients, you will learn how to prepare a typical Friulian menu, followed by lunch of your creations and tasting of excellent local wines. A fun and memorable experience in culinary art! After lunch, transfer back to your hotel and depart for your onward travel.

TOUR INFORMATION:

Departure/return location:      

Your hotel in Udine / surroundings. Transfers to / from your accommodation on arrival and departure can be arranged on request. Supplements may apply.

Departure days:                      

Daily on request

Duration:                                

5 days / 4 nights

Season/validity:                     

Year round, on request

Languages:                            

Italian, English, German, French

Tour price:                              

With accommodation in 4**** hotel                

1 participant   € 1385

2 participants €   930  p.p.

3 participants €   780 p.p.

4 participants €   710 p.p.

5 participants €   665 p.p.

6 participants €   630 p.p.

With accommodation in 3*** hotel

1 participant   € 1345

2 participants €   890  p.p.

3 participants €   740 p.p.

4 participants €   670 p.p.

5 participants €   625 p.p.

Groups: for  pre-arranged groups of 8+ people, please inquire

Tour includes:            

- 4-night accommodation in 3*** or 4**** hotel

- daily buffet breakfast

- daily transportation by private car / minivan

- Italian / English / German / French -speaking tour leader and assistance throughout the tour

- Meet & greet and orientation tour of Udine on day 1

- Tour of an artisanal dairy and cheese tasting + tour of a prosciutto factory and prosciutto tasting + light lunch + walking tour of San Daniele on day 2

- Tour of a winery and wine tasting + tour of an olive mill and olive oil tasting + light lunch + walking tour of Cividale del Friuli on day 3

- Tour of a boutique brewery and craft beer tasting + tour of a balsamic vinegar farm and balsamic vinegar tasting + light lunch on day 4

- Hands-on cooking class and lunch on day 5

Tour excludes:

- Personal expenses

- Tips and gratuities

- Anything not specifically mentioned under “tour includes”

Additional info:

- This tour must be booked at least 1 week in advance of your travel date.

- Confirmation for this product will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.

How to book:                          

Step 1. First of all contact us and check for availability
Step 2. Once availability is confirmed, you will receive a booking form to fill in and return to us together with the deposit or credit card details in order to reserve the tour.

Step 3. We require a deposit of 25% of the tour price at the time of booking. The balance is due no later than 30 days before tour departure.    Payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card.

Step 4, Vouchers and full trip information will be sent to you via email.
Cancellation fees:

- 10% of the full amount from the date of confirmation up to 30 days before tour departure

- 30% of the full amount from 29 to 20 days before tour departure

- 50% of the full amount from 19 to 10 days before tour departure

- 80% of the full amount from 09 to 04 days before tour departure

- 100% of the full amount from 03 days to date of tour departure

A 100% cancellation fee also applies:

- in case of no/show at departure

- if cancellation occurs after the tour has started (unused services will not be refunded)

- if the consumer lacks the necessary travel documents (i.e. a proper and valid ID/passport/VISA/medical certificates or any other necessary document) to enter Italy and/or the countries included in the tour package. A participant that, for his negligence, forgets his travel documents and is rejected by Customs, will be considered as renouncing to the travel package and will be subject to the regulations of these booking conditions.

Groups:

In case of pre-arranged groups, the booking conditions and the cancellation fees will be communicated at the time of booking.

THE TECHNICAL ORGANISATION OF MITTELTUR TRAVEL AGENCY OF CIVIDALE.