Three wine cellars located in Franciacorta and on the charming Lake Garda will open the doors to show their traditional wine-making procedures. A great opportunity to satisfy your curiosity about the wine’s world and appreciate some of the best Italian wines and distillates.
The unexpressed love is like wine held in a bottle: it does not quench thirst.
Franciacorta is an area rewnoned all over the world for its sparkling wines. The landscape between Brescia and Lake Iseo is rich in vineyards and charming wine cellars and dotted with important churches such as Abbazia Olivetana in Rodengo Saiano and San Pietro in Lamosa in Provaglio d’Iseo.
- Agriturismo near Lake Iseo
- Guided tour of Brescia
- Visit and tasting in Franciacorta wine cellar
- Visit and tasting in Lake Garda wine cellar
- Guided visit of Gabriele D’Annunzio’s House
- Entrance to Parco Giardino Sigurtà
DAY 1 Arrival at your hotel in Salò. Meet and Greet. Overnight stay.
DAY 2 (Brescia – Franciacorta) After breakfast a half day guided walking tour to explore the peculiar features of the historic centre of Brescia: the Roman area with Piazza del Foro, the Medieval heritage in Piazza Duomo with its cathedral and Palazzo Broletto, the Venetian-style Piazza Loggia with its clocktower. After lunch, we are heading for Franciacorta to visit Bersi Serlini wine cellar: explanation of the wine-making procedure called Franciacorta’s Method and tasting. Return to the hotel and overnight stay.
DAY 3 (Gardone Riviera – Manerba del Garda) After breakfast departure to Gardone Riviera for a visit to the Vittoriale, Gabriele D’Annunzio’s House full of original memorabilia and its gorgeous gardens in which there is an open-air amphitheatre, the warship Puglia e other weird artefacts. Free time for lunch in Gardone. In the afternoon transfer to Cantina Avanzi, famous winery in Manerba del Garda since 1931 where you will take a visit accompanied by a tasting of a selection of their wines. Return back to the hotel. Overnight stay.
DAY 4 (Bardolino – Parco Giardino Sigurtà) After breakfast departure to Cantina Tre Colline in Bardolino. Guided tour of the cellar and tasting of 7 types of wines and 2 types of extra virgin olive oils. In the afternoon, departure to Sigurtà Park, one-of-a-kind oasis of green covering an area of 600.00 sqm not far from Lake Garda. Scenic gardens with original box-hedging, pictoresque coreographical settings with gushing fountains, the beautiful Great Old Oak and the Maze will all surprise you! Return to your hotel.
Departure after breakfast.