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September 27-October 6, 2020

10 Days/9 Nights 

Trentino Sud Tyrol & Veneto Food & Wine Tour:  

Land of Diverse Culture & Great Wines  

TOUR DESCRIPTION

A FOOD & WINE EXPERIENCE THROUGH LANDS OF THE VENETIAN SERENISSIMA 


At a slower pace, surrounded by rich history and culture in Veneto and Trentino, discover a melting pot of people and their hospitality through Roman archeology, Medieval and Renaissance castles, and explore the regions fine wines and diverse culinary traditions. 


Be enchanted by small villages and hamlets like Valeggio sul Mincio, walk the bridge over the Brenta river designed by Andrea Palladio in Bassano del Grappa, and journey along the Via Claudia Augusta built by the Romans to connect the Danube river to the Adriatic Sea, and romantic Verona will conquer your heart!


Meet and talk with passionate winemakers on private cellar tours and tastings in the many wine regions that characterize this area:  Collio in Friuli; Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore, Valpolicella -Amarone, Soave, and Breganze in Veneto; Teroldego, Terlaner and Trentino DOC in Trentino Alto Adige. 


In Veneto visit charming Asolo, city of hundred-horizons and Templar Knights route. Our experience includes a private tour of Villa Barbaro di Maser, a stunning masterpiece by Antonio Palladio.  In Bassano del Grappa on the Brenta River where we stroll the famous Alpini Bridge, shop for ceramics, and have a tasting of Grappa at a historic distillery in the heart of town. 


Visit family-run wineries and internationally known estates along the famous Veneto wine routes from east starting at Malanotte del Piave (Raboso wine) to Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco and the special cru Cartizze to the west towards Verona for famed Soave and Recioto, to Amaronedella Valpolicella


A hands-on cooking lesson overlooking beautiful Lake Garda will have you entertained as you roll up your sleeves and savor the fruits of your labor.  


A few nights along picturesque Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake where Mediterranean climate abounds in olive groves producing delicate and highly awarded olive oils will have you mesmerized. 


Traveling the road of Trentino - Europe’s oldest wine-growing region with over 20 top quality international grape varieties flourishing on 5,000 hectares of terraced vineyards and spectacular scenery. With the Dolomites as our background, visit stunning Medieval Castles and wineries producing some of the best white and red wines in Italy from international varietal as well as local Teroldego Rotaliano, Gewutzertraminer, Schiava and Lagrein.


 Travel with me and we will create long-lasting memories of people, places, diverse culinary traditions, and exceptional wines!!

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS & EXPERIENCES

  • 9 nights in charming 4* Sup. boutique accommodations 
  • Hands-on  Cooking Lesson
  • Expertly led guided tours:  Verona,  Castles of Trentino, Sirmione
  • Boat excursion on Lake Garda
  • Authentic evening with locals 
  • Michelin Star Dining
  • Artisan producers  of tortelli di Valeggio sul Mincio and boutique cheesemakers
  • Authentic gourmet meals paired with local wines
  • VIP Cellar Tours & Sit Down Tastings at boutique wineries
  • Travel with a me - Wine Scholar/Certified Wine Specialist & Culinary Professional
  •  ...and much more


Dates: September 14-23, 2020

10 Days / 9 Nights


Hotel on Tour: 

Hotel Stadt Bolzano or similar (2 nights)

Locanda Sandi  or smiliar (2 nights)

Regina Adelaide or similar (4 nights)


Price: $5,790.00 double occupancy

Single supplement: $750

What's included 

  • 9 nights in charming 4*Sup boutique accommodations 
  • Breakfast daily
  • Hands-on cooking class 
  •  Group airport transfers on 09/27 from Venice  airport  and  on 10/6 to Verona Aiport
  • Gourmet meals paired with local wines
  • All Excursions per itinerary
  • Private cellar tours and wines tastings
  • Private tastings at local gourmet producers
  • Licensed English speaking art/city private guides and Tour coordinator
  • Entrance Fees, service charges and local taxes 

Not included:

  • International flights
  • Meals and Drinks not Specified
  • Personal Expenses i.e. Telephone, Minibar, etc
  • Tips and gratuities 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Cancellation Insurance