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3 Day Wine Holiday in Verona, Veneto

Verona, Italy

Wonderful Wine Holiday Italy

Spend a relaxing holiday exploring the Valpolicella and Soave wine-producing areas. This unique program combines the history and monuments of Verona, home to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, with winery visits to the nearby Valpolicella and Soave wine-producing areas. Learn about the local grape varietals and unique production methods directly from the winemakers. So come and experience this magical wine holiday with Venice Day Trips!

Meet the instructors

Mario & Rachel
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Highlights

  • Authentic winery visits and tastings
  • English-speaking wine and food expert during the tour
  • Learn about the local grape varietals from the winemakers
  • Transportation by comfortable van or mini van
  • All entrance fees as well as guided visits
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast and lunch

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3 days with instruction
Group size: 2-8 participants
Airport transfer included: Verona Villafranca Airport
Airport transfer included: Venice Marco Polo Airport
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Accommodation

During this holiday, you will be accommodated at a charming bed and breakfast or boutique hotel in the center of historic Verona in a double room with private bathroom.

Program

Discover all of the wines made here today, including Amarone, Ripasso, Valpolicella, and Recioto. Enjoy the beautiful hilly scenery as you explore the Valpolicella Classic wine producing area with your private guide. The tour now takes you to the gentle hills surrounding the small medieval burg of Soave, just east of Verona. You will stop for a stroll around this medioeval town in the surrounding countryside.

You will visit a small family-run producer where you will take a walk through the vineyards and learn about the local production methods from the winemaker. Here the soil is mainly of volcanic origin and is one of the most famous white wine regions in Italy, producing elegant still and sparkling versions. The visit will be followed by a guided wine tasting of the different versions of Soave and Recioto di Soave.

You will stop for a traditional lunch at a local trattoria where you can taste the local specialties and wine. After lunch, transfer service back to the Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE), Venice Tronchetto, or Verona Villafranca Airport (VRN).

Detailed day by day program

Day 1

Pick up from Venice Marco Polo Airport, Venice Tronchetto or Verona Villafranca Airport and transfer to your accommodation located in historic Verona. You will get time to check in and settle in. Later there will be a private guided city walk of Verona. You will be provided with suggestions for dinner in Verona.

Day 2

Breakfast will be served at your accommodation. You will spend the day in the Valpolicella Classic wine-producing region, home to the famous Amarone. Arrive at the first winery in Negrar, where you meet the winemaker and learn about the winemaking process. Enjoy a full guided wine tasting of the wines they produce. You will break for a traditional lunch at a typical trattoria of the area.

Next is a scenic to Marano della Valpolicella to the second winery. Walk through the vineyards with the winemaker and see where the grapes are dried for the Amarone and Recioto wines, followed by a guided wine tasting of their wines. After a full day, you return to your accommodation in Verona. Then it is time for a walk in the center of town before dinner on your own that evening.

Day 3

Breakfast will be served at your accommodation and finally, you will check out. In the morning you will stop in the small medieval town of Soave for a stroll. Next, you will continue on to one of the favorite local wineries in the Soave region for a cellar visit and guided wine tasting. Afterward, time for a light lunch at a typical local agriturismo. Finally transfer to the Venice Marco Polo Airport, Venice Tronchetto or Verona Villafranca Airport.

Included excursions

During this holiday, there will be a private guided walking tour of Verona as an introduction to the city. In addition, there is a stop in the town of Soave and time to explore the Soave Castle with stunning views of the area.

Instructors

Mario Piccinin

Rachel Erdman

Location

This holiday will take place at Verona, Valpolicella, and Soave in Italy. The Valpolicella is located between Verona and Lake Garda, an easy drive from Venice. This group of small valleys has been famous for its wine production for over 2,000 years.

Food

During this holiday, you will be served with daily breakfast and lunch. It’s important to let Venice Day Trips know about your dietary needs ahead of time.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Alcoholic beverages

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

During this holiday, you can explore Verona in your free time in the evening.

What's included

  • 2 Amarone winery visits and tastings in the Valpolicella
  • 1 Soave winery visit and tasting
  • 2 lunches
  • Verona City guided visit of 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Personal wine and food guide
  • English speaking support at all times by Venice Day Trips, local guides, and hotel staff
  • All transportation of the itinerary by comfortable van or minivan
  • Airport transfers to/from Venice Marco Polo Airport, Venice Tronchetto or Verona Villafranca Airport
  • Breakfasts and lunches
  • 2 nights accommodation

What's not included

  • Dinner in Verona during the tour (day 1 and day 2)
  • Transfers from other cities or airports (which can be provided on request and quoted separately)

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Airport: Verona Villafranca Airport Airport transfer included: Verona Villafranca Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Venice Marco Polo Airport Airport transfer included: Venice Marco Polo Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 12% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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Minimum group size

This trip requires a minimum of 2 participants

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