Farmhouse
Duration: 16 Apr 2020 - 18 Oct 2020
Location: Franciacorta and Lake Iseo
Available Seat: 8
Price: € 728 per person
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Do you want to tour one of the secret gem of  Northern Italy?
Enjoy our special guided tour in the beautiful Franciacorta
and live a unique experience of a three-night stay with a lovely mix of gastronomy and adventure!

 

Four days in Franciacorta and Iseo Lake where you will discover and enjoy the gastronomic and oenological features of this area in an exciting guided tour.
This tour is perfect if you want to know some typical features of the North-Eastern part of Italy, starting from one of its beautiful lakes, Iseo,
and from Franciacorta region, one of the best sparkling wines in Italy, Franciacorta.

Transportation from/to Milan and through Franciacorta for all days included, by a private mini van.
You can extend your tour in Northern Italy with a stop in Brescia and you can easily reach, by train, also the romantic city of Verona and Venezia.


What’s included:

  • Three overnight stays in a typical farmhouse in Franciacorta, breakfasts included.
  • Visit of a renowned Franciacorta winery with final tasting
  • Visit of a family-run Franciacorta winery with final tasting and light lunch
  • Half-day bike tour with a visit of a winery and lunch in a local trattoria
  • Explanation of Franciacorta winemaking method
  • Three dinners – one in the farmhouse and two in a local restaurants –
    with four courses menu, beverage included.
  • Visit Montisola island
  • Transportation from/to Milan and during the days in Franciacorta with a private minivan (Ford Tourneo).
  • English Speaking Tour Leader
  • Insurance

#Day 1

Meeting with Tour Leader in Milan, pick-up in Milan and departure to Franciacorta.

During the trip and the next days, your tour Leader will explain you the history and the key points of this wonderful region.

Check-in during the afternoon at the agriturismo.
The agriturismo is a traditional farmhouse located among the vineyards of Franciacorta, surrounded by nature, where you will breathe the traditional atmosphere of the countryside.
Rooms are
traditional, furnished with care, equipped with internal services and every comfort.
It has also an educational farm, a cellar and its own restaurant where you can taste excellent traditional dishes.

Dinner in a local and near restaurant with a fish menu (four courses menu, wine included).

Example menu
Shared appetizer with mixed lake fish
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Shrimp dumplings and Risotto with Franciacorta
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Triptych of lake fish (tench, pike and char)
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Dessert
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Water, coffee and still white/red wine included

Overnight at the farmhouse.

 

 

#Day 2

Breakfast at the accommodation.

In the morning, visit of a family-run winery with the explanation of the Franciacorta method.
Then you’ll enjoy the final wine tasting of five wines (three Franciacorta wines, one reserve wine and one vintage wine) with an appetizing light lunch.

Light lunch includes: Cold first course, Pizzette and pretzels, Chips, Flat, Bread, Breadsticks, Salami, Grana, Club sandwich (bread, salad, salami, tomatoes and sauce), Mini hamburger (milk bread, first choice ground beef, cherry tomatoes, salad, mayonnaise sauce), Cookies, Coffee, Water.

During the afternoon you’ll have the opportunity to visit the beautiful Montisola on the lake Iseo, very close to Franciacorta.

You can admire beauties and contrasts of the Sebino landscape, surrounded by  wild mountains and enriched by the blue of the lake.
In Montisola you are free to walk along the pedestrian street (the perimeter of the island is about 10 km, easy to ride) or to go to the top of the mountain at Ceriola’s sanctuary.
In this amazing place there’s a very nice view of the lake.

Dinner at the agriturismo with a traditional menu (four courses menu, wine included) and then overnight.

Example menu
Typical appetizer
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Casoncelli with spilled butter
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Beef in oil with polenta
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Dessert
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Water, coffee and one bottle of Franciacorta wine every two people included.

 

 

#Day 3

Breakfast at the accommodation.
In the morning you’ll know Franciacorta in an unusual and exciting way: guided in a bike tour starting from your farmhouse, you’ll ride through vineyards and ancient villas discovering the most authentic features of this region.
In the middle of the itinerary, you’ll visit a medium winery with final tasting of Franciacorta wines and then you’ll have lunch in a trattoria with traditional menu, wine included.
The bike tour returns and ends in the previous afternoon to the farmhouse.

In the second part of the afternoon there is finally the visit of a big and renowned winery with its large and welcoming spaces and interesting history.
Final wine tasting of Franciacorta wines.

Dinner in a local and near restaurant with a gourmet menu (four courses menu, wine included).

Example menu
Bagoss Cheese Fonduta
*
A’Calamarata with Prawn, Stracciatella Cheese and Tomato
*
Perch Lake Fish at Mugnaia Style with Fried Artichockes
*
Dessert
*
Water, coffee and one bottle of Franciacorta wine every two people included.

Overnight in agriturismo.

 

 

#Day 4

Breakfast at the accommodation.

Check out at your farmhouse.
Return to Milan by lunch

End of activities

 


Available dates

  • From Apr 16, 2020, to Apr 19, 2020
  • From Jun 11, 2020, to Jun 14, 2020
  • From Aug 27, 2020, to Aug 30, 2020
  • From Oct 15, 2020, to Oct 18, 2020

 

 

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Cost per person for the above package:

€ 728 for a double room stay
€ 120 to add for a single room

IMPORTANT!
This tour is designed up to eight people, to ensure to the small group to live an intimate and comfortable experience.

 


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IMPORTANT:

The proposal includes Europe Assistance baggage and medical insurance.
To see the details, click here.

For this package, we require a 25% deposit upon confirmation.
Balance to be paid within 25 days prior of the tour

 

Cancellation policy:
• 25% of the participation fee until 15 days before the tour
• 50% of the participation fee from 14 days to 6 days before the tour
• 100% of the participation fee in the latest 5 days before the tour
Upon confirmation, we need all the names of the participants to activate the insurance.