Day Trip: Prosecco Tasting Tour with Dinner at 17th-Century Villa
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Day Trip: Prosecco Tasting Tour with Dinner at 17th-Century Villa

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Tour Highlights

  • Discover the picturesque region of Valdobbiadene
  • Meet a local Vintner and learn what it takes to make the perfect prosecco before tasting it for yourself
  • See how the upper class lived when you visit a classic 17th century villa designed in a classic Palladian style which once hosted Napoleon and Canova
  • Enjoy a delicious 3 course meal on a charming open air restaurant, paired with prosecco wines

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Venture out of the city to the region of Valdobbiadene and bask in a whole day devoted to the classic Italian fizz, prosecco. Visit an award-winning vineyard set in the rolling hilltops and meet a local vintner who will share the secrets of the prosecco that you'll be tasting. Then it’s time to enjoy a 3-course meal in a picturesque open-air restaurant, providing the most breathtaking views while enjoying your meal.
Prosecco tasting

Learn what it takes to make Prosecco

Visit a local small producer in the hills of Valdobbiadene, for a tour of the vineyards and winery and learn all about its production before enjoying a tasting

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Get Immersed in the Essence of Prosecco

Enjoy a guided tour inside a Palladian Villa from XVII century, with its remarkable subterranean prosecco cellars, followed by a glass of bubbles

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Sample award winning Prosecco

Sample the world-famous Prosecco wines from their award-winning producers, in stunning settings

Tour Description

Treat yourself by indulging in an afternoon dedicated to the joy of sparkling wine. This day trip from Venice is the perfect way to celebrate the region made famous by the drink: Prosecco. Travel to the heart of the Valdobbiadene region in the Italian countryside, meet a local vintner and tour the vineyards and its wine cellar. Learn the secrets of Prosecco production, while sampling it throughout your journey. You'll also venture to a beautiful villa, which is a stunning example of Palladian architecture. Then it’s time to enjoy a 3-course meal while taking in the incredible Valdobbiadene landscape.

Take a Short Trip to the Italian Countryside

Begin with a short drive by luxury coach through the idyllic surroundings of the Valdobbiadene region, famous for its winding streets and houses perched along its sloping hillside. Here, you’ll get a chance to visit and explore an award-winning vineyard and wine cellar.

Experience Award-Winning Wines

Then it’s time to get to know what make the bubbles in the bottle. You’ll hear all about it from the vintner of this award-winning family business, before having the chance to sample their prize-winning wines. Learn about the traditions that have been passed down through the generations that are still being practiced today, like how they still climb the steep hills to harvest the perfect grape by hand.

Discover the Time-Honoured Traditions of Prosecco Craft

On the next stop of the tour, you'll visit a perfect example of Palladian architecture. Marvel at the beauty of the villa as you walk through the entrance, with its elegant alley sided by statues of the popular Venetian sculptor Orazio Marinali, then step inside and follow in the footsteps of Napoleon and Canova who once stood in these exact room. While your guide tells you stories of its colorful past, you'll enjoy a delicious glass of prosecco!

Descend to the underground cellars where the prosecco is still stored today, and learn how these subterranean corridors once acted as secret tunnels by soldiers during World War I.

Enjoy a Quintessentially Italian 3-Course Meal

Finally, you'll enjoy a 3-course meal in a quintessential local restaurant, overlooking the rolling hills of Valdobbiadene. Here, you can continue to sample the local prosecco, this time paired with delicious local dishes for a perfect end to your prosecco experience.

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What's Included

  • Visit to family-run wine cellar in Valdobbiadene and tasting (2 glasses)
  • Visit to Palladian Villa and subterranean cellars and Tasting (1 glass)
  • 3-course meal paired with prosecco wine
  • Round transportation from Venice to Valdobbiadene on comfortable, air-conditioned coach
  • English speaking local guide

Sites Visited

  • Palladian XVII Century Villa and Subterranean Cellars (inside)
  • Family run wine estate (inside)
  • Valdobbiadene vineyards
  • Palladian Gardens

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