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Valpolicella Day Trip from Venice: Wine Tasting and Verona

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  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • 8 hr

Spend a day in Veneto’s glorious Valpolicella region, and discover its history, wine and the romantic city of Verona. Led by a friendly driver-guide, the tour visits the Church of San Giorgio with its intriguing 8th-century altar as well as a winery nestled into the Valpolicella valley. Learn about the region’s winemaking heritage, sample a selection of robust amarone wine, and then enjoy three hours of free time in Verona, the city that inspired William Shakespeare’s 'Romeo and Juliet.' Numbers are limited to eight on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from a driver-guide.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Soave, Soave, Province of Verona, Veneto

On the way we have a short stop in the medieval town of Soave famous for its wine its castle and breathtaking views over the vineyards, we then continue our journey through the Valpolicella region.
Pass along country roads fringed by olive groves and vineyards, and then stop at a local estate and visit the winery for a tour and wine tasting.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Villa Serego Alighieri, Via Stazione Vecchia, 472, 37015, Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella Italy

Explore the vineyard and learn about the prestigious Amarone wine that’s produced in the region.
Translating as ‘the great bitter,’ Amarone is a rich and dry red wine that’s made from partially dried Valpolicella grapes.
Sample a selection of the estate’s wine, and perhaps purchase a bottle to take home, if you wish.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Verona, Verona, Province of Verona, Veneto

Continue from the rural countryside to the town of Verona, the historical home of the world’s best-known love story: Romeo and Juliet.
Enjoy roughly three hours of free time to explore the city independently.
Ask your driver-guide for a cafe recommendation for lunch (own expense), shop ‘til you drop at Piazza delle Erbe or pay a visit to Juliet’s House to see the balcony that inspired Shakespeare.

Duration: 3 hours