MILAN and FRANCIACORTA NORTHERN ITALY - Hills and historic vineyards

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  • Enogastronomia
  • Benessere
  • Lusso
  • Gruppi
  • Famiglie
  • Coppie

MILAN and FRANCIACORTA - CODICE: ITABY001

Full day escorted or self drive tour from Milan.

Hills and historic vineyards just steps away from the city.

Can include: visit to cellars, wine tasting, lunch, scenic drive in the hilly countryside and time for shopping

 

 

TOUR: day trip - self drive or private tour by minivan up to 6 travelers or by coach up to 50 people
SUGGESTED DURATION: 1 or more days

BEST TIME TO GO:

can be done year-round, our suggestion is from April to October
BEST TIME TO BOOK: depending on the time of the year, from few days to some weeks in advance for high season
weekends and grape harvest (September-October)
DEPARTURE: Milan
ARRIVAL: Milan
RECOMMENDED FOR: everyone - wine lovers

 

 

Franciacorta Valley lies just about 70 kilometers east from Milan. A beautiful and quiet region of gentle hills covered
with vineyards.

Snow-capped Alps form the background while Iseo Lake marks the northern border of Franciacorta.

This small corner in Lombardy is worldwide known for his sparkling wines. Vineyards cover here about 3,000 hectares,
mostly of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Several small producers work together with world-famous brands such as Berlucchi and Bellavista.
Their bubbling whites can be good rivals of France’s Champagne.

We will stop in the late morning to visit one of the cellars and hear the story of this land and its wines.
There will be time for wine tasting and after that, enjoy a typical lunch in one of the best Agriturismo of the region.


After lunch, if weather permits, reach Iseo after a short scenic drive, for a nice and easy walk in the streets of the
old district and along the lake.
Iseo Lake has been chosen by world-famous artist Christo for his floating piers in 2016.
Piers connected the Italian largest lake island, Monte Isola to the mainland in Sulzano.

Just a few know this peculiarity: Monte Isola is famous as one of the main manifacture of soccer nets sold in the whole world. 

In the afternoon free time for shopping at Franciacorta outlets and back to Milano.

 

 

This itinerary can be fully customized to fit your needs

Overnights and extra visits can be added to this tour

You can enjoy it on your own with a rental car or motorbike or with private car and driver and english speaking guide

If you have a group we have our own coaches and drivers

Just write us to plan and quote your tour!

Due to Covid-19 world pandemic all our private escorted tours in Italy have been suspended.

We hope to be back and host you soon in our beautiful country.

 



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