Enjoy prosecco wine tasting, arts and nature with this sparkling daytrip in the veneto region
- Prosecco Winery Visit
- Prosecco Wine Tasting
- Follina Abbey
- Castle of Castelbrando
- Molinetto della Croda Water Mill
- Private transportation included
This daytrip from Venice will make you discover the beautiful region where the prosecco wine is produced.
Your private driver will meet you in Venice (other pick-up locations are available) and drive you in the heart of Veneto region. You will explore a beautiful countryside, with hills covered of vineyards and dotted with charming towns, old churches, elegant villas.
The first stop will be at the small church of San Pietro Feletto, in Romanesque style and adorned with frescos dating back to the 12th century. After seeing the molinetto della croda, a lovely ancient water mill, you will arrive at one of the best wineries of the region. You will visit the estate, learn about the production process of prosecco and finally have a wine tasting of this excellent sparkling white.
After the wine tasting you will pass by the town of Valdobbiadene and then reach Castelbrando, built originally as a medieval fortress and then turned into an elegant palace by a noble family of the Renaissance. From the castle you will also enjoy a spectacular view over the valley.If you wish you may stop to have lunch in a typical restaurant to try some of the excellent local food.
On the way back we will stop at the abbey of Saint Mary of Follina. Built before the 11th century, represents and important example of Cistercian Gothic of the Veneto region, with frescos of the 1500 and a lovely cloister. At the end of the visit, your private driver will take you back to Venice (other locations may be agreed, contact us for details).
If you wish it is possible to visit another winery and make more wine tastings. To add one more wine tastings open the options menu in the booking box in the upper right side of this page and make the selection. Please note that one wine tasting is already included in the base itinerary, so you may add more if you wish to have a total of two wine tastings. Each wine tasting will be done at a different producer.
Private driver, all transportation cost, one winery visit with wine tasting
Food and drinks in excess of the wine tasting. Entrance fees at Castelbrando
Venice at piazzale Roma. Details and map will be emailed.
Additional winery visit and wine tasting