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2023 Unique Italian Countryside Wine Tour Of Italy

Tue, May 9, 2023 (Departure Date)

Cost: From $4,400.

2023 UNIQUE ITALIAN COUNTRYSIDE WINE TOUR OF ITALY            

                                 DAY - BY - DAY ITINERARY

12 days - 11 wineries - daily breakfast - 6 lunches - 1 dinner



Tuesday May 9 - Leave the USA on an overnight flight to Rome.

Wednesday May 10 - Transfer on your own from the Rome airport to the Hotel Napoleon in Historic Old Town - one of the most picturesque neighborhoods in Rome.

The Airport Train "Leonardo Express" terminates at the Termini Train Station just 5 blocks from the hotel. Relax or go exploring, the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain are nearby.

Welcome dinner at the hotel at 7 pm this evening to meet your hosts and fellow travelers..


Thursday May 11 - After your included breakfast meet the coach with your luggage at 10:15 for a short drive to Merumalia Wine Resort for wine tasting and lunch. After lunch it is a scenic 2-1/2 hour ride to Assisi and the BV Grand Hotel and Spa for 3 nights. Explore your hotel, maybe take a swim in the indoor pool or have a spa treatment. This evening is free to explore.                     

LUNCH INCLUDED - DINNER ON YOUR OWN


 Friday May 12 - Have a light breakfast that is included and meet the coach at 10:15 AM for a 45 minute drive to Terre De La Custoda for a 5-course Gastronomic Experience with wines. At 2:45 the bus will take us to nearby Rossobastardo Winery for more tastings with a light snack. Just an hour ride back to the BV Grand where dinner is on your own.                                        

5 COURSE LUNCH INCLUDED - DINNER ON YOUR OWN


Saturday May 13 - After your included breakfast meet the coach at 9:15 for a 45 minute drive to Cantine Aliani & Castello Di Ramazzano winery for tastings with a light snack. The bus will then take us to Perugia to explore and have lunch on your own. At 2:30 we will ride 20 minutes to visit the Perugia Chocolate factory, I can smell it from here! A picturesque 40 minute ride back to the BV Grand where dinner is on your own.            

                      LUNCH AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN


Sunday May 14th -  Leave for Fano. Pack your bags, after an included breakfast we will leave Fano. The coach will leave at 10 AM for a 2 hour ride to Hotel Castello Montegiove - Country House, on the slopes of the homonymous hill, overlooking the sea, the city of Fano and the surrounding green hills. Free day to enjoy this unique hotel, hike, golf or go to the nearby city of Fano. 3 nights        

                            LUNCH AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN


Monday May 15th - After included breakfast the coach will leave at 8:45 for a beautiful 1-1/2 hour ride to Boccafosca - La Cantina for wine tastings with a light snack. At noon head for Lalia Libenzi just 30 minutes away where you will enjoy wine tasting with lunch. Afterwards just a 45 minute return to the Hotel Castello Montegiove.   

                LUNCH INCLUDED - DINNER ON YOUR OWN


Tuesday May 16th - - After included breakfast meet the coach at 10:15 AM for an 1-1/2 hour drive to Villa Forano for tastings with Lunch. After lunch 1 -1/4 to Tenutal dell'Ugolino for tastings with a light snack. One hour back to the hotel where dinner is on your own.

                   LUNCH INCLUDED - DINNER ON YOUR OWN


Wednesday May 17 - Pack your bags, after an included breakfast meet   the coach at 10 AM for our drive north to Treviso. After a 1 1/2 hour drive we will stop in historical Ravenna where you will have 2 hours to explore and have lunch. At 1:30 PM the coach will leave on a 2 1/2 hour drive to Hotel Maggior Consiglio, just a short walk from Treviso's city center. Though overshadowed by its southerly neighbor Venice, Treviso boasts a similar network of canals and maze-like medieval streets, tucked away behind historic defensive walls. The newer part of town holds a bevy of museums and restaurants serving Treviso’s signature dish: tiramisu. 4 nights 

                           LUNCH AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN


Thursday 18 May - After your included breakfast meet the coach at 8:15 AM for a 30 minute drive, with glorious views, to the winery Azienda Agricola Frassinelli in the famous Prosecco region of Conegliano- Valdobbeadine for tastings and a light snack. At 11:00 the coach will leave for the city of Spilmbertgo, Italy where we will stop for 2 hours. You can eat Lunch and do some shopping. We will leave at 2:30 pm and arrive at Tenuta Fernanda Cappello in Fruili at 3:00 pm for tastings and light snack. There you can enjoy the beautiful mountain backdrop. Return time is 1 1/2 hours.

                   LUNCH INCLUDED - DINNER ON YOUR OWN


Friday 19th May - After an included breakfast meet the coach at 10 AM for a 1/2 hour drive to Castello di Roncade and tour the only Venetian villa still enclosed within a medieval wall. Visit the garden, cellars and part of the interior of the villa, discovering the fascinating vicissitudes of the families that lived in it combining historic events, conspiracies and legends! Tour will be followed with a sampling of 5 wines and snacks.       

                   LUNCH INCLUDED - DINNER ON YOUR OWN

 

Saturday May 20th - Free day to roam, relax, enjoy the spa and indoor pool or let us arrange a excursion, many to choose from.

Debi can help you arrange a transfer to the airport, or depending on your departure time you can take the train to Venice and a water taxi to the airport. She can also help you plan a post tour.


Sunday May 21 - Ciao to Italy!

 

Tags

  • trip
  • Italy
  • Small group'
  • Wine tasting
  • Italy countryside
  • Italy wine
  • Travel to Italy
  • Small wine groups

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John Spina & Debi Dryburgh From Sun Bird Travel Company

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