Sarasota's Sister City - Province of Treviso, Italy Delegation Trip

Tour Description

June 5-13, 2019 - 9 Days / 8 Nights


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. 

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Tour Highlights

June 5-13, 2019 -9 Days/8 Nights - Maximum 20 Travelers

  • 8 nights in charming accommodations
  • Encounters with local city officials 
  • Visit the Enological & Agricultural School in Conegliano and the Culinary Arts & Hotelier School in Treviso – secondary education (high schools)
  • Private guided tours and excursions with English Speaking guides
  • Visit local gourmet producers and artisans 
  • Tour Palladio Masterpieces Villa Barbaro di Maser and Villa Emo
  • Tour Brion Tomb designed by 20th century Architect Carlo Scarpa
  • Visit the Community of Illustration artists and Open air theater of Sarmede
  • Take a journey along the Protected Regional Natural Park of the Sile river, along Europe’s Longest resurgence river 
  • Discover agricultural productions like Radicchio di Treviso and sturgeon along the Sile
  • Visit 13th century Collalto Estate and renewable energy and sustainable agriculture
  • Tours and tastings at top wine cellars along the wine route of Conegliano -Valdobbiadene Prosecco, Doges and Montello/Asolo 
  • Visit the charming hamlet of Asolo, site of Sarasota’s original Asolo theater
  • Authentic meals paired with select wines (included)
  • Historic Drama tour of Castelfranco Veneto and Giorgione Museum
  • Ancient Roman Archeological site in Oderzo
  • Route of the Templar Knights
  • Evening candlelight tour of Antonio Canova’s Gypsotec
  • Visit renewable energy and sustainable farm 
  • Delight in the 42nd Annual Cocofungo Celebrations
  • Visit the Enological School in Conegliano 
  • Transfer at arrival Venice airport to accommodation  
  • Full time assistance by Italia Dolce Vita on site 

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