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PVenice excursions including private guided walking tours of Verona and wine tours of celebrated wineries in the Valpolicella wine region
Private Venice excursions to the city of Verona and the Valpolicella wine region. Our Private Venice Day Tours feature a private guided walking tours of Verona with a local expert guide. Combined with wine tours of the Valpolicella with scenic drives through the enchanting hill country of the Valpolicella wine region, and a full wine tasting and olive tasting at a selected wine estate.
An optional lunch at our selected restaurant located in the Valpolicella will enhance the overall experience of this beautiful part of the Veneto Region. Time permitting we will also include a stop at an enchanting small village perched on a top of an hill from where on clear days you can enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding scenery and Lake Garda.
On a 2.5 hrs private walking tour of Verona, you'll quickly understand that this city is much more than the famous Roman amphitheatre and the ill-fated love affair of Romeo and Juliet. Starting with the Romans conquering Verona, and ending with its contemporary history, the different ages of the city are visible through all the various monuments scattered around its historical centre. After a fascinating walking tour, your Venice day tour itinerary continue with a drive up into the nearby hills to explore the delightful countryside of the Valpolicella wine region.
We'll then visit a celebrated wine estate in the Valpolicella wine region. For an in-depth tour of the winery to thoroughly understand the unique methods used to produce the famous Amarone red wine, will be followed by a full wine tasting of the most representative wines produced by the estate, and including the Amarone Classico and Ripasso to name just a few.
A selection of small appetizers will also be included to enhance the flavour of the wines tasted. You'll also have the chance to taste some of the local olive oil produced in the Lake Garda area. After completing the wine tasting your Venice Day Tours itinerary concludes as we make our way back to Venice.
Your English speaking guide will come and meet you in Piazzale Roma, Venice at the entrance to hotel Santa Chiara located on the lagoon side at the above specified time. Your driver will be holding a sign with your name written on it. We recommend to take vaporetto ( Water-bus ) n° 2 from the nearest stop to your hotel in Venice