Activities summary

  • Departure Varenna
  • Duration Full day
  • Available languages
    • English
    • Italian
    • French
    • Spanish
    • German
    • Russian
  • Meeting point Varenna, hotel/accommodation
  • Availability from 01.03.2018 to 15.11.2018

Description

Departure by bus at 8 am from Varenna to Sondrio, arrival around 9.30 am.

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Meeting with the guide at the Cafè of Sondrio Railway Station and departure for "Valtellina wine trail tour", a journey beginning from Sondrio and taking you up to Tresivio, during which it is possible to discover vineyards and old villages, get to know wine cellars and taste Valtellina typical products.

On route we'll take a break and enjoy a 1-hour visit of Castel Grumello, a castle built in the XIII century located in the municipality of Montagna in Valtellina.

Castel Grumello is an amazing example of twin castle, composed by two separate buildings, one military and one for residential use, surrounded by walls. The military unit is located to the East and boasted a defensive and sighting function, as proved by the imposing square-plant tower and the foundations of a second tower.

At the end of the visit, around 11 am, we'll continue to Chiuro to enjoy a 1.30 hour tour together with an enologist. We'll visit a well-noted wine cellar and taste DOC wines served with local cold cuts and cheeses, it is also possible to buy fine and selected Valtellina wines.

Then, the itinerary takes us to Tresivio, where we'll enjoy a typical lunch in a high-quality restaurant. It is possible to savor the traditional Pizzoccheri della Valtellina as well as the delicious bresaola, a unique local product.

At the end of lunch, around 3.30 pm, meeting and departure for Varenna, arrival around 4.30 pm.

  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Van/private car
    • Driver/guide
    • Entrance fees
    • Typical lunch in a high-quality restaurant
    • Insurance

    Price does not include

    • Extra and everything not expressly specified in "Price includes".

    Notes

    Available every day

    Cancellation policy

    72 h