This guided tour gives you the opportunity to discover the highlights of the Natural Park of Colli Euganei.
The Euganean hills are a group of volcanic hills that rise 50 km from Venice and 20 km from Padua. In this area Venetian noblemen built their residences during the Renaissance.
Thanks to their volcanic origin, the soils here are rich in minerals that gives special character to the wine.
Arrival by train from Venice to Terme Euganee Montegrotto station, meeting with the guide and pick up from the station. Or meeting point directly at our shop in Montegrotto terme or your hotel at Terme Euganee.
Transfer by a 8 seat minibus.
Entrance and guided visit of the Villa dei Vescovi, a Renaissance Venetian Villa, residence of the Bishop of Padua for many centuries. The Villa was built during the XVI century on the top of a hill surrounded by vineyards and sweet hills.
Transfer to a local cellar biodiversity friend.
Guided visit of the cellar and light lunch with 4 wine tasting. You can taste the local Muscat, the Serprino and Prosecco, the red Merlot and Cabernet and understand how soil and microclimate influence the taste of the wine.
Transfer to Valsanzibio Gardens*.
Guided visit of Valsanzibio Gardens, called also “the Little Versailles of the Euganean hills”. Built during XVI century by a Venetian nobleman escaped from Venice during the black plague period, is the third most beautiful Baroque garden in Europe thanks to its beautiful maze, water tricks, statues and fountains.
Transfer to the railway station or back to our shop or to your hotel.
Greetings and end of tour.
Duration: 5 hours total, collective tour, no exclusive
When: every day from Wednesday to Sunday from March to Novembre
Price: € 100 per person for min 2 people
Included: transfer with private minibus, tour leader, entrance tickets for 2 Venetian villas, light lunch in cellar.
*In case of bad weather, transfer and guided visit of Catajo Castle.
Languages: Italian and English
For reservations and information:
VIAGGIARE CURIOSI walking, bike, boat, wine tours, bike rental
Via Aureliana 50, 35036 Montegrotto Terme (PD)
Mobile +39 328 4089272