Iseo Lake and Franciacorta: nature, gourmet and SPA
Located between Bergamo and Brescia, Lake Iseo, also known as Sebino Lake, is the quintessential ‘undiscovered gem’. Our tour will offer You a pleasant and quiet stay in the peaceful atmosphere of the lake and its mountain landscape. You will start by visiting the genuine and picturesque village of Crespi d’Adda, built by the Crespi family, around their cotton manufacturing mill. The small town is a fantastic example of urban-industrial architecture of the late 1800s.
Depart on a calm, quiet and very relaxing excursion to Monte Isola, which is Europe’s largest inhabited lake islands, home to old fishermen’s villages and castles. You can often see the fishermen at work on their “naecc”, traditional local boats. Circumnavigation around Loreto, the smallest island of lake Iseo, and the other small island of San Paolo, owned by the Beretta family, who export weapons all over the world.
You will have the opportunity to spend a day in the famous Spa area of Boario Terme, situated at the beginning of the mountains of Camonica Valley. Included the access to the Spa with different kind of treatments. Ending this relaxing experience a stop in a chalet or a farm house for a tasting of the tipical cheese of the Brescia territory.
The tour also features the visit of the Malpaga Castle, in the province of Bergamo. A timeless and charming place, whom main features are the great interior rooms frescoed by the Renaissance painter Il Romanino.
Before heading towards Malpensa Airport, take a stroll along the Franciacorta countryside, well loved for its high-end sparkling wines. Enjoy a guided visit of the antique wine cellar of Castello Bonomi and of its vineyard with a tasting of the famous Franciacorta wines.
The rate includes
- 3 overnights in 4 star hotels in Iseo on BB basis;
- Private transfers and private guide or assistant as per program;
- Private tour on boat on the Iseo lake;
- Entrance to the Spa and treatment;
- Cheese tasting in Valcamonica
- Entrance to Castel Bonomi;
- Wine tasting in Franciacorta.
The rate does not include
- Hotel city tax to be paid on spot (only from 01 May to the 30th of September);
- Tips (to driver and guide);
- All items not specified in the chapter “the prices include”.
Day 1: Malpensa Airport - Crespi D'Adda
Day 2: Boat tour with Monte Isola
Day 3: Boario Terme and Valcamonica
Day 4: Castello di Malpaga - Franciacorta - Malpensa Airport