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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes, you will be able to this marvelous sparkling wine after the tasting.
This tour is seasonal and only runs during high season, from April until October, due to weather conditions.
Due to the transportation involved, we are unable to offer this tour as a private option. You can always contact our Customer Care Service for further information by email, phone or live chat.
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