Day trip

From Milan: Full-Day Food & Wine Experience in Franciacorta

From Milan: Full-Day Food & Wine Experience in Franciacorta

Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 241.24 per person

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Milan for a trip through the Italian countryside. Visit the stunningly-preserved town of Bergamo, a UNESCO world heritage site. Taste some of the region’s most prestigious sparkling wines.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible—book your spot and pay nothing today. Learn more
Duration 1 day
Check availability to see starting times.
Live tour guide
English, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the origins of Franciacorta wine
  • Take breathtaking pictures from the best panoramic spots in the region
  • Explore the Medieval City of Bergamo, included on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Savor a three-course lunch in a traditional restaurant with wine pairings included
Full description
Your day trip to Francicorta begins after meeting your guide in Milan at 9:00 AM for transport in an air-conditioned minivan with wifi onboard. Your first stop is Bergamo, one of the best preserved Medieval cities in Italy, recently included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its Venetian walls. After 2 hours of free time to explore the stunning city, it’s off to lunch at a prestigious, traditional restaurant for a 3-course meal with included wine.  After lunch, you'll reach one of the most historical wineries in the region for a guided tour and tasting accompanied by an expert sommelier. Learn the history of the region's famous sparkling wines along with the main phases of the production process. You’ll also get to explore the underground cellars which host the bottles during the second fermentation phase. The tour will finish with a tasting of 2 Franciacorta wines paired with local salami and cheese. In the afternoon, coast along the Franciacorta Wine Route to catch some of the most breathtaking spots of Franciacorta and Lake Iseo. Passing through the hillside vineyards, discover why this region is renowned as the as the producer of Italy’s best sparkling wines.
Includes
  • 2 hours to explore Bergamo
  • Guided winery tour with 2 wine tastings and pairing of local salami and cheese
  • Three-course lunch in a traditional restaurant, wine included
  • Panoramic tour of the Franciacorta and Lake Iseo region
  • Roundtrip transportation in a luxury minivan with free wi-fi
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Meeting point

Metro stop Bignami (line M5), in front of Starhotel Tourist, Viale Fulvio Testi, 300, 20126 Milan, Italy.

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 5 reviews

Sort by:

Traveler type:

Star rating:

Very pleasant and Bergamo and Lake Ieso beautiful A lot of driving but interesting Wine experience friendly and informative

June 30, 2022

This was a fabulous tour, with beautiful scenery, wonderful food and delicious wine. My driver and guide was very friendly and helpful. The sommelier who guided the wine tour was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and fun to talk with.

June 9, 2022

Very nice activity. The guide very pleasant. We enjoyed freedom in each of our actions during the day. Gorgeous Bergamo! The dinner at the lake restaurant in Iseo fantastic! The visit to the vineyard is worth the trip. Everything was wonderful!

May 31, 2022

Product ID: 264622