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Two days in vineyards accompanied by a donkey

Due giorni per vigne e cantine

The culinary tradition is united with the natural heritage in a really calm and sustainable tourist experience, which makes it even more rich and unique. A donkey's pace through the vineyards of the Berici Hills. A hiking trek to slowly discover the places where the grapes native of the area are grown, such as Tai Rosso. Walking is better to be able to appreciate the sights, stopping at the wineries to taste the wines and typical products. In terms of trekking routes, donkeys with holders for luggage transport are available, as well as experienced guides.
Inspired by the Wine Road, the route starts from the Lake of Fimon, with a guided tour and a lunch-tasting of typical products and wines. The lake is rich in important archaeological finds and the surrounding area is rich especially in terms of flora and fauna.
The second stage in Mossano, with a visit to the Grotto of San Bernardino, now a hermitage, then it's time for dinner and an overnight stay at the farmhouse.
The second day includes the descent through the Valley of the Mills, where you can see the two old water mills and observe them "at work".

Mysteries, history, gastronomy and local culture, therefore two days of relaxation and exploration. One of the best ways to live and to get to know this area.
And why with the donkey? Because its manners, its soothing and slow gestures are able to transmit a pleasant tranquillity. Its natural rhythms are a true integration between the walkers and nature. Along with the donkey it is a journey focused on the landscape, made up also of stops and meditations. Admire the magic of the vineyard, the history and the nature, and stop to enjoy the famous wine of the Berici Hills to make the experience even more intense and complete.

The tour operator recommends:

A welcome drink and a welcome by the sommelier, who will present the explanation of the characteristics of the vineyards of the area. A dinner offering typical products, and an overnight stay at the farmhouse.
The cost per person based on minimum 2 guests in a double room: € 190.
The price includes: accommodation in a double room in a farmhouse, welcome drink, dinner, breakfast and lunch, two tours with a tour guide, hike with a donkey.

Family vacation, through woods and trails

Vacanza in famiglia

There are many nature trails to be done in the dense woods and along country lanes that line the slopes of the Berici. This is an easy route, mostly flat, suitable for children. Unless otherwise stated, means that along the way you will not encounter obstacles that create difficulty in overcoming, which may be steps or climb too steep, thus also suitable for very young children on strollers. Ideally, then, for a relaxing and informative family vacation in contact with nature.

The first day of the tour includes a thorough break at Lake Fimon in the Municipality of Arcugnano to spend the morning through the "Path Archaeological Valleys Fimon".
After lunch in a typical farm, it continues with a visit to the rural village of Calto of Zovencedo to see an interesting fresco of peasant life.
For the second day we plan a visit to the ruins of the medieval stronghold, the Fortress of Bishops in Brendola and the church of San Giovanni in Monte in Zovencedo built over an ancient monastery of the Templars. The next morning we continue with lunch in one of the many educational farms where children can participate in the preparation of the starters for parents.

The tour operator recommends:

Inputs to the attractions with guide for children, catering (breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks for the kids), baby sitting service with evening screening of cartoons for educational, entertainment with qualified personnel, and block colours, lunch in a farmhouse with tasting wines and typical menu.
Cost per person with a minimum of two participants in a double room € 250.
The price includes: accommodation in farm / BB, n. 2 lunches, n. 1 dinner, guided excursions, entrance fees, service.

A route designed by olive trees

Un percorso disegnato dagli ulivi

History, art, life and landscape. Nothing like a cycling tour allows you to discover the treasures of the Berici Hills in an active and fun way. With this package we propose a route accessible to all, which rejoices in the area and in one of its most important treasures: the olive groves.

On the first day you departure from Nanto to complete the Path of Olives. It is a short but fascinating walk in a typical coastal area with traditionally cultivated olive groves. After a short flat stretch along Via Cà Bassa, which allows you to admire two old stone washhouses, the Fountain of Sòto and the Washhouse of Priare, it winds through the hills before crossing the wet brushwood, and then picturesque terraced vineyards and olive groves, with a beautiful view towards the plain and the Euganean Hills.
Olive and truffle are in fact the local products-subjects of a local traditional festival called "Ulivo e tartufo" of the Berici Hills, which is held in July: excellent opportunity to visit the sites.
The cycling tour includes stops to admire the views and concludes with dinner offering local De.Co. products: tartufo scorzone (seasonal), oil and Sirah Wine.

On the second day you will visit the Experimantal Olive Grove of Nanto where the attendees can participate in practical demonstrations of pruning and in practical courses on the techniques of cultivation of this precious fruit. One can really experience the magic of the birth of the famous oil from Vicenza, which is becoming increasingly popular in the market for its quality and characteristics.

The tour operator recommends:

An overnight stay in a farmhouse in Nanto, breakfast and brunch on the second day based on the De.Co. products. The package includes a fee for the cycling route, the hire of the vehicle, a cycling guide and the entry to the Experimental Olive Grove and oil tasting.
The cost per person based on minimum 2 guests in a double room: € 175.
The price includes: bed and breakfast on a farm or in a B&B, brunch, guided tours with a cyclo-tour guide, bike rental for two days, 1 tasting of the Oil of the Berici.

The pink adventure

Avventura in rosa

A girls' weekend, full of contact with nature, sport and adventure. The Berici Hills are rich in facilities able to allow access to practising various sports, even for beginners.
Indulge in emotions out of the daily routine. A boost of adrenaline shared in the company of your dearest friends.
The thrill of paragliding, a liberating horse ride, a relaxing walk, a golf tournament, the experience of the techniques of orienteering. The facilities in the area all offer tutors available to guide you through the first experiences. Every kind of sport is feasible, also... for women.
The package consists of two hotel stays in places depending on the chosen experiences with the option of B&B and 2 dinners in selected local restaurants.
You can choose two types of activities for a minimum of 3 people.

The tour operator recommends:

Choose between: orienteering, paragliding, boating, horse riding, archery, golf, light hiking.
The cost per person based on minimum 2 guests in a double room: € 155.
The fee includes: 2 nights with breakfast in a B&B or a farmhouse, 2 dinners with typical products in renowned restaurants of the Berici Hills.

Slow walk. Nordic walking and foliage tour

Andamento lento

Period: fall.
For all lovers of Nordic walking and relaxing walks there is nothing better than the path around Lake Fimon. About five miles of dirt road closed to traffic, to be done in a couple of hours to fully enjoy the lights and colours of one of the most beautiful views of the Berici Hills and Veneto.
The dirt road runs alongside, often a short distance to the edge of the lake. After travelling the opposite side, right next to a wooded hill, you may walk the stretch of the "Archaeological walk Fimon Valleys". Lake Fimon, one of the few non-reclaimed in Italy is in fact a remnant glacial Quaternary alluvial deposits where they levelled the bottom of the valley to the great Padana plain. The valley has always been swampy, but since the Bronze Age began to be frequented and inhabited. In the peat bogs of the surroundings were found remains of animals, including tropical, and traces of human activity proto-historical.

For the second day is scheduled a foliage tour, always in the area around the lake. A botanical trail with guide, discovering leaves and colours and the magic of autumn forest between botanical varieties unusual and rare. Yellow, red, orange, brown, green and many other shades that blend into a kaleidoscope that squeaks under your feet and relaxes the eye.

The offer proposes overnight stay one night at the hotel near the lake, with formula b&b, dinner and lunch of typical products.

The tour operator recommends:

Tasting product De.Co. "Pan de Bari" and visit to the Rehabilitation Centre Raptors.
Cost per person with a minimum of two participants in a double room € 90.
The price includes: accommodation and breakfast at the hotel or B&B, dinner and lunch of typical products.

The Berica Land

Comuni della Terra Berica

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