PONTE OGNISSANTI “COLLINE DEL PROSECCO” VENETO & FRIULI
Friday 29/10/21 – NAPLES – TREVISO
06.30 am meeting with the participants in the agreed place, accommodation in bus g.t. and departure for Treviso. Stop along the way to have breakfast consisting of croissant, fruit juice and coffee. Free lunch at the expense of the participants. Arrival at the hotel in time for accommodation in the reserved rooms. Dinner and overnight.
Saturday 30/10/21 – TREVISO – CASTELLO DI DUINO– TRIESTE – TREVISO
Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Trieste. Guided tour of the Duino Castle owned by the Tasso and Torre princes overlooking the Gulf of Trieste inside it houses important masterpieces of art and refined historical relics. Over the centuries it has hosted numerous illustrious personalities: among others, the poet R.M. Rilke, Elisabeth of Austria (the famous Sissi), Archduke Maximilian of Habsburg and his wife Charlotte of Belgium. Interesting to visit is the bunker built overlooking the sea during the Second World War, which today has become a museum where period relics are exhibited. Free lunch. In the afternoon continuation of the guided tour of the city of Trieste. Very interesting to see is the Cathedral of S. Giusto with the Castle of San Giusto, P.zza Unità and Molo audace next to it. Numerous and beautiful are the literary cafes, historical places with a retro charm frequented in the past by poets and writers such as James Joyce, Italo Svevo, Umberto Saba. In the late afternoon transfer to Treviso and guided tour of the interesting city to see: Piazza dei Signori dominated by three most important buildings in the city Palazzo del Podestà, Torre Civica, Palazzo del Trecento, Calmaggiore the most important street in the historic center , the famous boob fountain. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Sunday 31/10/21 – TREVISO – HILLS OF PROSECCO TOUR – VICENZA
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning tour of the Prosecco hills: nature, food and wine and historic villages.
The hills of Prosecco di Conegliano and Valdobbiadene are a World Heritage Site for the beauty and value of their cultural landscape and are famous for their sparkling wine, but they are also an ideal place to taste typical products such as sopressa , cured meats, cheeses and PGI specialties.The whole Prosecco territory is dotted with charming towns and villages, castles, churches, villas and frescoed palaces, which rise between hills, vineyards and woods, such as Farra and Pieve di Soligo, Miane, San Pietro by Feletto. Among the most beautiful villages to visit is Follina, known for the Abbey of Santa Maria, a precious 12th-century monastery.
At the end of the tour stop at the winery with guided visits and tasting . Continuation to Vicenza, the center of that triangle of north-eastern Italy where the Alps and the Adriatic, the Po and the Garda indicate ancient Venetia, the territory of Vicenza extends, an authentic “ garden of Veneto “particularly favored by the beauty and variety of the landscape, the mild climate and the exceptional presence of many elements of great cultural and tourist interest. Guided tour of the city: interesting in the Roman Vicetia you can see some bridges, the remains of the Berga theater, the archaeological area under the Cathedral, the cryptoporticus of a villa on the river. The grandiose Basilica of SS. Felice e Fortunato is instead one of the most significant monuments of early Christian art in northern Italy. Enclosed within its medieval walls and crossed by the Bacchiglione and Retrone rivers, the historic center of Vicenza is dominated by the imposing mass of the Palladian Basilica, which along with other historic buildings characterizes one of the most elegant artistic squares in Italy: Piazza dei Signori. And it is precisely the buildings overlooking the squares and along the streets of the center, designed by Andrea Palladio (1508-1580), that make Vicenza a fascinating “ city of art”, </ em > admirable testimony of an era that saw the magnificent inventions of the most famous of theaters, the Olympic Theater, and the “Rotonda”, symbol of Venetian villas in the world. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Monday 01/11/21 – TREVISO – NAPLES
Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Naples. Stop along the way for goodbye lunch in a typical Tuscan restaurant. Arrival in Naples expected in the evening.
SINGLE PARTICIPATION FEE € 430,00
LThe price includes
- Bus trip g.t. of the Schiavo company equipped with all comforts
- Accommodation in a 4 * star hotel in Treviso or neighboring areas
- Half board in the hotel with 4-course menu
- Drinks included ¼ of wine and ½ of water per meal per person
- Guided tours of the city of Trieste, Duino Castle, Treviso and Vicenza
- Guided bus tour of the Prosecco hills
- Guided tour and tasting at the Valdobbiadene winery
- Tasting of different types of Prosecco such as: sparkling wine, Cuvèe Brut sparkling wine, extra Dry sparkling wine etc. with combinations of local cold cuts and cheeses
- Goodbye lunch in a typical Tuscan restaurant
- Professional tour leader
- Medical insurance – baggage
The fee does not include:
Tourist tax to be paid at the hotel, lunches, entrances to museums, churches or similar, personal extras, anything not described in the fee includes.
SINGLE ROOM SURCHARGE € 85,00
Reductions: 3rd adult bed10%
PAYMENTS: advance payment € 150,00 upon booking – Balance by10/10/21
THE SEATS ON THE BUS WILL BE ASSIGNED AT THE TIME OF BOOKING