ASOLO, TREVISO, CONEGLIANO, CASTELFRANCO VENETO, THE PROSECCO HILLS, and more
A 9-day hidden treasures journey through enchanting towns of the Province of Treviso, Sarasota’s Sister City, also known as la Marca Trevigiana, a territory of ninety–five municipalities that has so much to offer and is just few miles north of Venice .
From the harmonious Sile River, Treviso Pre-Alps , rolling Prosecco hills, Roman remains, Medieval and Renaissance hamlets and towns , be mesmerized at what makes a mosaic of this rich artistic and cultural heritage. Great artists, poets, and writers chose these lands to live and make them flourish- Giorgione, Cime da Conegliano, Lorenzo Lotto, Lorenzo da Ponte, neoclassic sculptor Antonio Canova and arhcitect Andrea Palladio.
Visit the spectacular city of a hundred horizons Asolo, the town linked to the heritage of Sarasota for its famous theater, and loved by the traveler Freya Stark, actress Eleonora Duse, and the 15th century Queen of Cyprus Caterina Cornaro.
This 9-Day journey is enriched with the excellent food and wine of the area. Meet the local winemakers along the Piave (the wine of the Doges), Colli Asolani and Prosecco wine routes for private cellar tours and tastings. Gourmet artisans await to introduce the unique DOP (protected origin) products are produced like the inimitable Radicchio Rosso di Treviso and Radicchio Variegato di Castelfranco, and …… the tiramisu-’ .
Enjoy the first Autumn delights at the annual Cocofungo Festival where chefs show their skills by preparing dishes with the locally grown porcini mushrooms and DOP Chestnuts.
Don’t miss the opportunity to meet the hospitable people of Sarasota’s 6th Sister City, and see what makes the Province of Treviso “la Marca Gioiosa et Amorosa”, the joyous and loving province.
You may wish to arrive before the tour begins, or stay after the tour ends and we would be happy to assist you with trip proposals . You may also consider joining another one of our tours.