Discover the remarkable wine region of Franciacorta, with its vineyards and its stunning scenery. You will taste gorgeous award winning wines, like the world famous "Bollicine" and "Satin" while meeting some of the numerous characters that produce these wines. You will be able to chat with the vineyard owners and wine makers. Your wine tour includes tastings of wines in a selected vineyard, a light lunch accompanied with sparkling white wine, and a knowledgeable friendly guide. At the end of the tasting you will have a chance for shopping at the Franciacorta outlet. This tour is for everyone whether you are a complete wine novice, or a dedicated wine connoisseur.
Day trip from Bergamo
English Speaking tour guide
Wine tasting in the amazing Franciacorta wine region
Light lunch included
Free time for shopping at the Franciacorta design outlet
Leave Milan on an air conditioned coach to reach the world famous Franciacorta Wine region. At your arrival you will enjoy a light lunch of typical local product with a glass of sparking white wine for a perfect match with the food. After lunch, your friendly, knowledgeable guide will take to you one of best vineyards in the Franciacorta region. Here you will get to sample numerous award winning wines and meet some of the industry's real characters. As you will be going to a small boutique vineyard, there is plenty of time to talk to the wine makers, and learn about how they produce such gorgeous wines. You will spend almost 2 hours in the vineyard. There is also ample time to stop for photos of the very Franciacorta scenery. At the end of the tour you will have plenty of time for shopping at the Franciacorta design outlet before your coach will drive you back to Bergamo.
Departure at 11.15 am from Piazza Marconi ( in front of Cafè Val Brembana in Bergamo).
Returns to original departure point
INCLUSIONS - Round trip transfer - English Speaking guide - Wine tasting in the wineyard - Light Lunch
EXCLUSIONS - Gratuities (optional) - Food and drinks, unless specified - Hotel pickup and drop off
NOTE - Times subjected to organization and/or traffic problems.
The bus took us straight to the shopping outlet where we were given a voucher for lunch at a cafe. Two hours later we were picked up and driven to the vineyard where we tasted 2 wines and spent 1 hour. Then back to the outlet for a further 3 hours. This trip is designed for those who enjoy 5 hours in a shopping outlet. It is not as advertised. Not advisable.
- 18-07-2017 -
We enjoyed the tour, but there was lack of information. We don't know exactly how it's planned, so once we arrived in outlet, we had no information about wine tasting. We had to ask several times. It'll be easier if you can print the schedule or send by email the timing.