Intriguing exploration of nearby islands to see historic vineyards and green gardens
Guided tastings and visits to authentic wine and food bars
Private full-day wine tour discovering delightful Prosecco region
Long weekend in Venice widening your enological knowledge
Day 1 - Arrival in Venice & Venice Baccari Wine Bar Tour
Day 2 - Full-Day Prosecco Wine Tour
Day 3 - Island Vineyard and Garden Boat Tour
Day 4 - Depart
Arrival at your charming 4-star hotel in Venice and start relaxing! Meet your guide in the afternoon and continue on a guided tour through some of Venice's most beloved and highly-frequented wine bars, featuring excellent local wines and delicious gourmet chicchetti, Venice's take on tapas. You can pair these amazing culinary treats with astonishingly high-quality local wines, and your guide can fill you in on the best pairings and history behind each speciality. Much of the fresh fish found and used in Venice are types found only in this lagoon, so your tastebuds will guide you through your food-based day, and show you tastes and flavors simply not to be found anywhere else in Italy.
Your private guide will be delighted to share excellent restaurant recommendations to you for dinner should you wish to experience some authentic local Venetian cuisine.
Your second day with Le Baccanti will be filled with unforgettable moments as your private driver takes your through some of Italy's most scenic spots in the Veneto region in your personal luxury vehicle. You will explore the Valdobiaddene wine region, famous throughout the world for its Prosecco wines, Italy's premier sparkling wine and crucial ingredient in the renowned Spritz cocktail. During your full-day exploration of this region, you will visit two very contrasting wineries and sample top-level wines. Your driver will be sure you have plenty of time to explore a small local town, and enjoy a delicious lunch featuring excellently produced local specialties. Your full-day Prosecco tour will conclude when your driver returns you to Venice, where you can proceed with another evening sampling Venice's unique culinary heritage and wines.
Your last day is a private guided tour visiting the island of San'Erasmo with its vegetable garden, followed by the island of Mazzorbo which features the infamous Venissa wine resort, among other treasures. Your guide will explain the enological relevance of these sites, both historically and their current role in the modern era. You will experience the different tastes each wine has, as each does in fact have a distinct taste regardless of their growing areas.
Following your guided tour, you will have the remainder of the day at your disposal to see more of Venice.
Three nights at a charming 4-star hotel with double occupancy rooms with three breakfasts.
Private guided boat tour of surrounding nearby islands and historic vineyards with green gardens. Brief tasting of locally-produced wines.
Full-day private wine tour of Prosecco wine region.
Private services of English-speaking private driver and luxury vehicle.
Guided visits and tastings in two regional wineries with winery owner or staff expert.
Lunch booking in local restaurant and time to explore small town.
Private guided tour exploring Venice's local wine bars and the special chicchetti, Venetian snacks typically served alongside excellent local wines in wine bars.
Possibility to have one free afternoon to shop and explore Venice.
22% VAT taxes.
Please let us know if you will need any transfers for airport services. We would be delighted to organize these additional services for you.
SPECIAL NOTE: While we are happy to accommodate any small adjustments to this schedule as listed above, the itinerary and contents of the package are not generally customizable or exchangeable. We would be delighted to create an unique, fully-personalized complete vacation for you with our specialized travel advisors at Bacco Escapes. Please contact your advisor for full information on the options our expert staff can construct for you.