Welcome to Franciacorta

Top experiences in Franciacorta

Travel guides

Starting at $36.39

Image for

Franciacorta activities

$56.54 Day Trips & Excursions

Franciacorta Wine-Tasting and Fashion Tour from Milan

Hop aboard your air-conditioned coach at 11:30am in Milan, then take your seat and relax on route into the beautiful Franciacorta wine region, where ancient vineyards and spectacular scenery await.During your tour, visit a local winery and explore the vineyards with your guide. Learn of the different grape varietals in production, and gain insight into the traditional and modern methods of wine production used. Afterward, taste three different wines — including the well-known 'Satin' and 'Bollicine' varietals — and savor the delicate flavors in your glass. Chat with the vineyard owners and winemakers, then enjoy a light lunch among the vines and rolling hills — accompanied by a glass of sparkling white wine.Continue on to the Franciacorta fashion outlet, located between Lake Garda and Lake Iseo. On arrival, browse the boutiques and rails at your leisure and enjoy discounts of up to 70% on some of the world’s most famous international labels.When your time in the Franciacorta fashion outlet comes to an end, return in comfort to central Milan to conclude your tour.

$114.23 Cultural & Theme Tours

Walking Palates Food Tour of Milan

Milan is a unique place with two souls: a very traditional, northern Italian one, and one that is bustling and innovative as you can find only in few European capitals. WalkingPalates has chosen only passionate and high-quality local producers, some of the best food venues that only locals know, in order to make you taste and experience the greates sample of what Milan has to offer. Our food tour starts with a tasting of local Franciacorta sparkling wine in a hidden and unique venue, a little gem kept by wine lovers. We think that this is the perfect start to dive into the Milanese atmosphere. During our tour our licensed guide, the Food Ambassador, will introduce you to Milanese food, curiosities, hidden gems and lifestyle. One of the best known dishes you can’t miss is Risotto alla milanese and you will taste it in one of the best local restaurants, combined with a second pasta dish and an excellent local white wine. Milanese and Lombardy cuisine are also known for the cheeses, and that’s why during our food tour you will visit a place that can’t be found anywhere else in Italy! We are talking abour Resistenza Casearia (Diary Resistance), the only cheese shop in Italy selling cheeses only made with unpasteurized milk. These are just some of the stops that, walking you through a proper Italian meal of five courses, ends with a dessert tasting.

$56.54 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Franciacorta Wine Tasting and Shopping Tour from Bergamo

Leave Bergamo on an air conditioned coach to reach the world famous Franciacorta Wine region. At your arrival you will enjoy a light lunch of typical local produce with a glass of sparking white wine to compliment your food perfectly. After lunch, your friendly guide will take to you one of best vineyards in the Franciacorta region. Here you will get to sample numerous award-winning wines and meet some of the industry's real producers. Because you will be going to a small boutique vineyard, there is plenty of time to talk to the wine makers and learn about how they produce such phenomenal wines. You will get to spend almost 2 hours in the vineyard. There is also ample time to stop for photos of the gorgeous Franciacorta scenery. At the end of the tour you will have plenty of time for shopping at the Franciacorta design outlet before your coach will drive you back to Bergamo.

$5336.49 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-days Franciacorta luxury weekend wine break

Discover Franciacorta and enjoy a long luxury weekend visiting renowned wineries, walking through the vineyards and enjoying sparkling wines.You will be staying in a fabulous, elegant and charming hotel in the hills of Franciacorta, an old luxury country manor on the Lake Iseo shore. Restore your mind and body with special relaxing treatments in the awesome renowned hotel Spa. Enjoy a welcome cocktail upon arrival and an introduction to the Franciacorta wine region.Franciacorta is one of the most beautiful regions in Lombardy, filled with churches and monasteries perched on the hills, towers of medieval villages, 16th century palaces, historic houses and ancient noble 18th century farmsteads.The tour will focus on Franciacorta sparkling wines (Brut, Rosè, Satèn, Pas Dosè), using a Pinot Noir and Chardonnay blend. You will have the opportunity to learn all about the Franciacorta sparkling wine, the Italian Champagne, taste it, feel its scent and learn to combine it with local food products.You will enjoy two winery visits and learn all about the production methods. You will also visit a distillery in an enchanting hamlet, rebuilt on a 6th century parish church, where you will be tasting different grappa and herbs spirits (like Nocino or chestnut acquavite).During an amazing exclusive cooking class, you’ll have the chance to learn how to pair wine the traditional recipes, under the careful guidance of a local chef.Enjoy a guided tour of Brescia, the main city in the Franciacorta wine region. Visit Santa Giulia, UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2011, and the Tempio Capitolino, one of the most important temples of Northern Italy, built in 73 AC by Vespasiano, and the ruins of the ancient Theatre, built for about 15.000 people.You will also vist Mantua city, with the marvellous frescoed galleries of the Palazzo Ducale and the enchanting Palazzo Te’, with its superb architecture and frescoes of XVI century.

$171.92 Day Trips & Excursions

VERONA, THE HOUSES OF ROMEO & JULIET FROM VENICE BY HIGH-SPEED TRAIN & PROSECCO

• Enjoy riding on a Frecciarossa high-speed train and returning to Venice with plenty more time to explore • Enjoy a meet-and-greet on departure with a local host at Venice railway station • Meet your English speaking tour leader on arrival at Verona Railway Station • English monolingual local guide • Visit the noble’s building, the of Arena and where Romeo and Juliette lived its love. • Hearing the legends, the history and the traditions of the city of love of Romeo and Juliette • Tasting of Franciacorta sparkling wine “ Champagne” and appetizers of the local tradition.With the help of our greeter board on your high speed train to reach Verona in about 1.10 hour. There you will meet your expert English speaking guide that will take you through a walking tour of one of the most fascinating and romantic places in Italy, full of history, art and tradition. As jewel of medieval architecture, Verona shines in its territory for its elegant places and buildings. Nobody knows if Romeo and Juliette actually existed, anyway their story has moved people form all the world through the centuries. Shakespeare has actually based its notorious play on old legends . The same oral tradition indicates some Verona buildings as those where the events of the legend took place, therefore our walking tour will touch the main attractions regarding the renowned lovers of Verona (such as Romeo’s and Juliet's houses), as well as other gems like the Roman amphitheater also known as the Arena , or the tombs of the Scala family, one of most impressive example of gothic art, and much more. Your tour will not be complete without a glass of Franciacorta sparkling wine, the Italian answer to champagne, matched with appetizers of the local tradition. At the end of your tour board on your high speed train again to get back to Venice.

$172.52 Cultural & Theme Tours

VERONA: THE HOUSES OF ROMEO & JULIET FROM MILAN BY HIGH SPEED TRAIN & PROSECCO

Roundtrip High-speed train from Milan to Verona- monolingual local guideVisit the noble’s building of the Arena and where Romeo and Juliet lived their love.Learn about the legends, the history and the traditions of the city of love of Romeo and JulietTasting of Franciacorta sparkling wine “Champagne” and appetizers of the local traditionWith our greeter, board your high speed train to reach Verona (approx: about 1.10 hour). There you will meet your expert guide that will take you through a walking tour of one of the most fascinating and romantic places in Italy, full of history, art and tradition. As jewel of medieval architecture, Verona shines in its territory for its elegant places and buildings. Nobody knows if Romeo and Juliet actually existed, but their story has moved people from all over the world for centuries. Shakespeare has actually based its notorious play on an old legend.The same tradition indicates some Verona buildings as the ones where the events took place, therefore our walking tour will include these main areas frequented by the lovers of Verona, such as Romeo’s and Juliet’s houses, as well as other gems like the Roman amphitheater also known as the Arena, the tombs of the Scala family, one of most impressive example of gothic art, and much more. Your tour will not be complete without a glass of Franciacorta sparkling wine, the Italian version of champa-gne, matched with appetizers of the local tradition. At the end of your tour, board your high speed train to get back to Milan.