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Brescia: Private Guided Walking Tour

1. Brescia: Private Guided Walking Tour

Brescia, called the lioness of Italy, has been added to the Unesco World Heritage list. It's the city of the striking medieval cathedral known as the Rotonda, the renaissance Piazza della Loggia and the heroes of the Ten Days of the Unification of Italy. Admire the majestic Roman remains, discover its scenic Renaissance heart and the monumental Piazza della Vittoria, which tells of the time of World War II, but also hides many interesting and curious anecdotes. Bescia is a city waiting to be discovered.

Franciacorta Village Gift Card with discount card, aperitif

2. Franciacorta Village Gift Card with discount card, aperitif

MORE THAN 190 STORES WITH PRICES UP TO -70% Franciacorta Village, where shopping has a whole new style. Immersed in a geographical area of precious excellence, framed by some of the most renowned vineyards in the world, Franciacorta Village opens the doors of a journey within a journey. Easily reachable from Brescia, Bergamo and Milan, with its immersive path in the succession of streets, squares and green corners, sought-after shopping experiences and refined culinary and wine opportunities, with the possibility of tasting famous wines and typical local products. Here you fill your eyes with beauty, you can touch the quality and breathe the local warmth and kindness. Selected brands: Adidas, Billionaire, Bric’s, Borbonese, Blumarine, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Fratelli Rossetti, Furla, Guess, Liviana Conti, Levi’s, Nike, Patrizia Pepe, Piquadro - The Bridge, Pinko, Puma, Roberto Cavalli, Starbucks, The North Face, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger, Trussardi, Twin-set, Under Armour, Villeroy & Boch and many more. But that's not all; with your Gift Card, you'll also get a discount card to use in selected stores and enjoy an aperitif or breakfast for two people at one of the on-site bars and cafes.

Garda Island & Salò Bay boat tour from Lake Garda West Coast

3. Garda Island & Salò Bay boat tour from Lake Garda West Coast

During this 2 hour tour you will be able to see the famous Isola del Garda and the coastal area of the bay of Salò. The private Island, known for its Venetian style villa now holding many weddings and parties. You will pass through also the historic San Marco Gardone Tower and its walls and along the towns of Gardone and Salò, admiring its villas and costal Riviera of the lake. Included in the experience: a drink to toast the beauty and the lake good weather day!

Bergamo and Brescia: Italian capital of culture

4. Bergamo and Brescia: Italian capital of culture

Let's start from Milan to discover Brescia, the second largest city in the region. It is located at the foot of the Alps, a few kilometers from Lake Garda and Iseo. An ancient city whose origins date back over 3,200 years ago, Brescia has a conspicuous artistic and architectural heritage: its monuments from the Roman and Longobard periods have been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. Active in the manufacturing, engineering, textile, chemical and food industries, it is one of the main economic-productive centers of Italy and is known for the famous Mille Miglia vintage car race and for the production of Franciacorta. In the early afternoon, we will discover Bergamo, an ancient city where Celts, Longobards and Romans have ruled the hill over the centuries, but the most significant period is the domination of the Venetian Republic which lasted 4 centuries. At the time Venice and Bergamo were strongly linked both from a historical and cultural point of view. The guided tour will start in Piazza Vecchia, the heart of the ancient city and continue among historical and religious monuments including the Palazzo del Comune, the Palazzo della Ragione, the Cathedral, Santa Maria Maggiore, the Colleoni Chapel and the Baptistery.

From Brescia: Food and Wine Experience in Franciacorta

5. From Brescia: Food and Wine Experience in Franciacorta

Take a day trip from Brescia to the Franciacorta region for a winery visit and a tasting session of some of the world's finest bubbly. Escape the city in a private air-conditioned minivan with a free Wi-Fi connection. Enjoy a three-course lunch in a traditional restaurant in the heart of Franciacorta and taste one of the most prestigious wines of the region. After lunch, you'll reach one of the most representative wineries for a guided tour and tasting accompanied by an expert sommelier. You will learn the history of famous Italian sparkling wines along with the main phases of the production process. You'll also get to explore the cellar, where the bottles are kept during the second fermentation phase. The tour will finish with a tasting of two Franciacorta. In the afternoon, after the visit at the winery, coast along the Franciacorta Wine Route passing through the hillside vineyards, you'll discover why this region has become so iconic.

Milan: Brescia & Franciacorta Guided Tour with Wine Tasting

6. Milan: Brescia & Franciacorta Guided Tour with Wine Tasting

Travel through the rolling hills and vineyards of the Franciacorta countryside. Enjoy a wine experience and learn how wine is produced using traditional methods. This tour will allow you to learn about Italian history and culture through the beautiful city of Brescia. 8:20 am meeting of participants at meet point ( Excelsior Hotel Gallia, Piazza Duca d'Aosta, 9 ) and departure to Franciacorta countryside. Arrival in Brescia, join local guide and begin tour of the city - Beautiful city, with many historical and cultural attractions -Highlights include: the Loggia square, Victoria square, the beautiful Duomo, the Foro Romano - Free time for shopping - Afternoon group transfer to Franciacorta area. After traveling through the rolling hills and vineyards of the Franciacorta countryside, stopping at winery to taste authentic sparkling wines and snack on regional specialties. Transfer to Milan.

Escape Room across Brescia

7. Escape Room across Brescia

Try our new escape room experience, a city-wide adventure! You will embark on a quest to uncover clues and solve puzzles as you explore the beautiful city of Brescia. You might find a message in an art piece or a secret symbol in a record store. The clues are placed across the city. Your team will follow the storyline and be the heroes, just like Indiana Jones or Lara Croft. This is not a usual escape game – it's an interactive adventure like no other. In Sato Code, the challenges become increasingly difficult. But the reward for your efforts is a chance to uncover the hidden gems of Brescia. The Sato Code game designers have spent months crafting a story that perfectly captures the essence of Brescia. All installations are hand-made in our studio in Ticino. Each piece is uniquely designed. Step beyond the usual touristic hotspots and discover Brescia in the most exciting way. Don't settle for a usual tourist outing – try Sato Code!

Toscolano Maderno: Lake Garda self-guided Vespa tour

8. Toscolano Maderno: Lake Garda self-guided Vespa tour

Want to take a round tour of the lake? Keep in mind that the most obvious way is sometimes far from the best. Our route offers you the most logical, pleasant and interesting way to do the “round trip”. Save your time and money by trusting our expertise. Each year we ride out in search for the best roads and the finest attractions along the Garda shoreline, preparing your ideal route. No traffic jams, no parking issues, no searching for a place to dine. You won’t waste a single minute, see the lake from all of the best spots, and spend a day full of delights and discoveries. You will: - See all most scenic spots on Lake Garda in a single day. - Optimize your route: ride over small roads far away from heavy traffic. - Get the most impressive views of the lake from both shores. Including the famous view from over 300 meters high. - Stock on local produce from our partners’ store located high up in the mountains. You get a special discount, as well. - Have lunch in an authentic restaurant, where a table is always waiting for you. - Take the ferry across the lake at a discounted fare. Avoid wasting your time waiting in the boarding line. - Take a drive down one of the officially most beautiful roads in the world, the Strada della Forra and see the fabulous gorge - Taste delicious ice cream while enjoying one of the best views over the lake at a bar run by our friends in Tremosine area - Rest assured that not a single minute is wasted in search of directions or a parking lot. Just enjoy your trip, pure and undiluted. Hop on a stylish Vespa scooter and hit the road! We guarantee a lot of impressions and great photos!

QC Termegarda

9. QC Termegarda

A magical estate between Verona and Franciacorta A 15th-century Renaissance residence provides the setting for the resort and spa of QC Termegarda: an oasis of tranquillity immersed in the silence of nature, where you can indulge in the benefits of whirlpools, relaxation rooms, steam baths and Kneipp paths. Enjoy a relaxing break with the scent of the hills of Lake Garda and the colours of an unspoiled landscape: QC Temegarda, which boasts more than thirty wellness rituals, will captivate you with the magic of sensory pools, aroma saunas, Vichy showers, and scented rooms. Treat yourself to a panoramic bath in a pool dedicated to the nymph Garda. According to local mythology, her marriage to the river Sarca led to the birth of a lake as wide as the sea. Immerse yourself in well-being in the soft suspended loungers of this vertical garden. As you travel with your imagination, you will glimpse dryads and nymphs, magical creatures that lived among the hills south of the Gulf of Salò. Beneath the pine trees and beech forests prevails the olive tree which, projected against the backdrop of the lake, opens the mind to the noblest thoughts. Admire these ancient trees in a sauna made from their elegant wood. Close your eyes and surrender to the restorative power of an underground waterfall. Just a stone’s throw from Riva del Garda is the Varone waterfall, a natural wonder originating from the encounter between the waters of Lake Tenno and a sedimentary rock. Lie back and indulge in the benefits of a wellness shower. Fine water jets of different intensity will let you enjoy an invigorating water massage. Enjoy Aufuss a purifying ritual that diffuses warm aromatised steam into the room to eliminate toxins, stimulate the lymphatic system and refresh your complexion.

Brescia: Shared Bus Transfer to/from Milan Bergamo Airport

10. Brescia: Shared Bus Transfer to/from Milan Bergamo Airport

Enjoy getting a seat on the regular service between Brescia and Milan Bergamo Airport. Relax on an air-conditioned, comfortable coach with bags stowed away. Take in the scenic views one the 1 hour transfer between Brescia and the airport. Travel to or from the airport with the same convenient service. Aviod the stress of navigating public transport while lugging heavy bags. Journey without having to haggle with a taxi. Stop on request at the Franciacorta Outlet about 20 minutes from Brescia and about 40 minutes from the airport to get in some quality shopping. Get to your destination, with only the stops you want with this transfer.

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Great experience! You get to visit a beautiful winery with a good tour, learn how to make pasta with a private chef(great character) and then you eat your pasta prepared by the chef. This is accompanied with good wine from the winery of course

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