Considered one of the three premier wine regions of Italy, Friuli is widely regarded as the home of Italy’s best white and dessert wines: Tocai Friulano, Ribolla Gialla and the rare Picolit are local celebrities while Chardonnay, Sauvignon and Pinot grigio are fine international varieties produced in this area along with some reds of excellent quality and taste such as Cabernet, Schiopettino, Refosco, Merlot and the rare Pignolo. The tour will start with a visit to a boutique winery in the Colli Orientali del Friuli: you will walk through the vineyards accompanied by the owner who will then show you the wine cellar, explain the particular wine making process of his wines followed by wine tasting. Lunch will be in a typical trattoria where you can enjoy delicious regional food and taste Gubana, an exquisite local dessert. In the afternoon, we will visit the charming historical town of Cividale del Friuli founded by the Romans in the 1st century B.C. Driving along a spectacular route, which runs along prestigious wine estates and beautiful countryside we will end our day with a visit to another winery with enchanting views over a breathtaking landscape.
- Departure location: Venice train station
- Departure time: 9 a.m.
- Return details: 7 p.m. at Venice train station
- Duration: approximately 10 hours
- Season/validity: year round
- Departure days: daily except Sundays.
Additional information: Tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of passengers travel date. Booking confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Tour is usually operated in English. Other languages upon request. Minimum 2 passengers / maximum 8 passengers. The tour starts at Venice train station. Passengers will take the train and travel from Venice to Udine unescorted. Train tickets are included in the tour package and will be delivered to the client via email together with the train schedule and all travel details. Passengers must specify the name and address of their hotel as well as their contact telephone number during their stay in Venice at time of booking. This information is very important in case passengers need to be contacted regarding changes in the train/tour departure times. The train leaves at 9.00 am and passengers are advised to be at the train station at least 15 minutes before train departure. The train arrives at Udine train station at 10.56 am and the local tour guide will meet passengers by the exit. At the end of the tour, the guide will take passengers to Udine train station and assist them on departure. Passengers will travel back from Udine to Venice unescorted.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Return train ticket from Venice to Udine plus transportation in deluxe air-conditioning vehicle throughout the rest of the tour
- English speaking tour guide
- Visit to a couple of Friuli wineries
- Wine tasting fees.
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M05615 is a tour company based in Cividale del Friuli, near Venice, Italy. The company was established in 2000 and since then it has grown to provide individual visitors and small groups with a wide selection of exclusive day tours and multiple day packages in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region and surrounding areas,...
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