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Bergamo and Franciacorta by private minivan from Milan

Validity: Flexible
Do this because
  • Discover the origins of Franciacorta wine as you travel along the wine route
  • Take breathtaking pictures from the best panoramic spots in the region
  • Explore the Medieval City of Bergamo and find out why its is on UNESCO's list
  • Savor a three-course lunch in a traditional restaurant with wine pairings included
What to expect

Enjoy the Franciacorta region on this day trip from Milan! Have free time in Bergamo to discover the beauty of its Venetian walls, and sip on local wines paired with a 3-course lunch in a traditional restaurant. Ride along the Franciacorta Wine Route and take in views of Lake Iseo.

Meet your guide in the morning in Milan and hop aboard an air-conditioned minivan with WIFI onboard. You'll relax and take in the Italian countryside on the way to Bergamo, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Italy. You'll have 2 hours of free time to explore the cobblestone streets encircled by Venetian walls at your own pace. After your free time, head to lunch at a prestigious, traditional restaurant for a 3-course meal with 1 glass of wine.

Board the bus again and ride to a historical winery in the region for a guided tour and tasting with a sommelier. You'll learn the history of the region's famous sparkling wines and the main phases of the production process, visit the cellars which host the bottles during the second fermentation phase, and you'll end the winery part of this tour with a tasting of 2 Franciacorta wines. See the area where the grapes ripen in the sun and discover picturesque points in Franciacorta, like the sparkling Lake Iseo. Passing through the hillside vineyards, you'll discover why this region is renowned as the producer of Italy’s best sparkling wines.

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$ 340