Medieval Hill Towns & Prosecco Wine Tasting

Medieval Hill Towns & Prosecco Wine Tasting

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A journey into the countryside, visiting three of the most enchanting Towns in the Veneto region. The walled town of Marostica with its medieval castle, famous for its ‘human game of chess’ that is held every two years on a giant chess board in the main square.

Then to the picturesque town of Bassano del Grappa, a shoppers paradise and synonymous with its production of the firewater of the mountains - Grappa! Crossing the celebrated Palladian bridge over the Riviera del Brenta we will visit the famous distillery situated right on the bridge. Our next stop is Asolo ‘The pearl of the Veneto’, situated among the cypress covered foothills of the Dolomites, with its tiny pavements & archways and the castle of Caterina Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus.

Robert Browning was one of the many poets who fell in love with Asolo. Here you will have free time to walk around this enchanting town or opt for an optional lunch in one of the local restaurants. Heading inland mid way between Venice and the Alps, you will see the beautiful rolling hills ofValdobbiadene. Here you will discover a very important white sparkling wine called “Prosecco” Italy’s most popular “vino frizzante”. Passing enchanting churches we follow the panoramic “Wine road of Prosecco”, surrounded by endless vineyards, we visit one of the most important Cantinas (Vineyards) of the area, following a guided visit of the Cantina, you then get to taste your first glass of Prosecco wine and 3 other wines, you also have the chance to purchase a few bottles before making our way back to Venice.

  • Marostica
  • Picturesque Bassano del Grappa and its magnificent Palladian bridge
  • Grappa distillation museum
  • Asolo the town of a hundred horizons
  • Visit to a private Cantina
  • Prosecco wine tasting in a vineyard in the area of Valdobbiadene
  • Minivan tour with English speaking driver

  • Minivan with high qualified English speaking driver
  • Visit to a private wine maker’s near Valdobbiadene and Prosecco wine tasting
  • Visit to the Grappa distillation museum

Language: English

Departure: 8.30 am
The tour is available on Thursdays from 1st of April to 31st of October.

Meeting point: left hand side of Piazzale Roma, in front of the Hotel Olimpia in the car park area. Look for the orange umbrella!

Duration: 8 hours

Maximum of Pax: Minimum 2, Maximum 8

  • Optional lunch in Asolo
  • Comfortable shoes recommended. 
  • Please make sure you are at the meeting point 10 min. before departure. This tour leaves on time. For all late arrivals and no-shows there is NO REFUND.