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Walking the Prosecco Hills

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A 4 night, 5-day walking break exploring the Prosecco vineyards and hills on the occasion of the annual Prosecco fair: accessible and varied hill and mountain walking with a gastronomic and wine theme. A 5 star hotel and two meals in its Michelin starred restaurant make this a special treat..


Price: €2080 double/twin room DFS room €2330

25th - 29th March 2016

Program

after an 11 am pick up at Venice Marco Polo airport/Venice Mestre train station we drive to our hotel in pretty, historic Follina (4 nights, 1 hour drive) in the Alpine foothills for a simple lunch and a chance to look around the village and its interesting abbey. Dinner in the hotel’s Michelin starred restaurant La Corte.

a short drive takes us to the Prosecco vineyards for an up and down circular walk on comfortable paths with pretty views of the famed Cartizze wine area and a Prosecco tasting and restaurant lunch en route (8 km/5 miles, 4.5 hrs). Dinner at the fair.

we drive to the panoramic high hills above the village to 1200 metres for a walk in the Monte Cesena area (10 km/8 miles, 5 hrs) before returning to the valley for a tasting at an award winning local producer before exploring the events of the local Prosecco fair. Prosecco menu at a local restaurant.

this morning we drive over to Lago Santo Croce for a pretty lake view walk (8 km/5 miles, 4 hrs) before a tasting of the interesting red wines of the Treviso hills and another delicious meal in the hotel’s Michelin starred restaurant La Corte.

return to Venice airport/Venice Mestre train station (1 hour).

Hotels

Villa Abbazia Follina

Hotel Villa Abbazia - Follina

An elegant 5 star hotel with a renowned restaurant

(4 nights).

Hotel Website

Lunches - ranging from mountain refuges and dairies to local delicacies en route - and dinners are included throughout. Two experienced guides will be with you throughout to look after your every need. Transport will be in minibuses and can be used as an alternative to walking.