A trip for everyone who likes to be out and about but also enjoy the good food, discover the Italian champagne Franciacorta and learn about the history of the area with a guided tour of Bergamo.
This trip invites and gives you a little of each, we walk from San Pellegrino Terme one day with a picnic in the backpack, we ride e-bikes in our valley with stops for coffee and guided tours in the small postal village of Cornello dei Tasso. Morning Yoga, outdoors weather permitting and an enjoyable evening at Spa QC Terme where you can book treatments or just enjoy in the beautiful spa building. Last but not least, we have a nice excursion to the Franciacorta wine region & the charming town of Bergamo.
A little of each, a lot of Italy - the trip is perfect for groups & groups or for you who want to move around outdoors without difficulty!
Day 1, - ARRIVAL SAN PELLEGRINO TERME
Arrival San Pellegrino optional time, transfer from nearby airports and train stations. At about 18.00 we gather for a short guided tour in historic San Pellegrino Terme and we have dinner together and check out the coming days.
Food included: Welcome dinner, 2 dishes, wine, water and coffee
Day 2, - HISTORICAL BIKE TOUR IN VALLE BREMBANA AND SPAKVÄLL
Today we have rental bikes and our local guide accompanies us on a wonderful bike ride along the river and up into the mountains. Simple and possible for everyone as we use stable E-bikes. You should be used to gears and only hand-braked bikes. The bike ride goes in historical signs and we follow the valley's trade routes from the 15th century, we visit the charming village Cornello dei Tasso and get a guided tour (English) that gives us a picture of life in this small village which became a trading stop and also important for the postal system. development in Europe. After coffee we cycle up into the mountains on winding asphalt roads and about 600 meters. We have lunch with a view before returning to San Pellegrino, mixed gravel and asphalt. The day ends in the best way with a Spa visit to QC Terme.
Food included: Breakfast, lunch 2 dishes, wine, water and coffee, evening buffet at Spa QC Terme
Day 3, - MORNING YOGA, BERGAMO CITY AND BUBBLY FRANCIACORTA Morning walk
and a wonderful Yoga session before breakfast, then the local bus takes us to Bergamo and we meet our guide for a walk in the city. She offers history and anecdotes from both past and present. A good lunch in charming citta alta before we move on to the wine district Franciacorta . It is a fantastic area that produces Italian "Champagne" of the best quality and on the grape remains is made fine fine Grappa. Visit to Grappa distillery with a tour of the production and to the vineyard with a tour and tasting of the farm's wines . At the winery we have dinner tonight before returning to San Pellegrino Terme.
Of course, it is possible to buy the good products directly from the farms we visit.
Food included: Breakfast, lunch with wine, water and coffee, evening dinner at the vineyard, 3 dishes with Franciacorta in glasses and water, coffee
Day 4, - HIKING UP IN THE OROBIE MOUNTAINS
We put on real shoes, hiking boots, take out our poles and packs a small backpack with water and a picnic from the hotel and a change for a day trip in the mountains. With our hiking guide we go up into the mountains. At a leisurely pace we reach up to about 1500-2000 altitude meters, glorious views and fresh air . We do about 8-900 altitude meters during today's approximately 6 hours of hiking. We walk on narrow paths called balconyroads with breathtaking cliffs and rocky ground, but it is a ride that everyone can do at a leisurely pace.
Back in San Pellegrino and the hotel, we have a joint dinner that rounds off our day.
Food included: Breakfast, picnic, evening dinner 3 dishes with wine, water and coffee.
Day 5, - MORNING YOGA & DEPARTURE FROM SAN PELLEGRINO TERME
Morning walk and Yoga session for those of you who want . Departure any time from San Pellegrino Terme and we will give you a transfer for today's departures from recommended airports. For those who want, we take a trip to the local cheese & charcuterie shop where you can take some goodies home to Sweden, if you have a late departure, the local bus to Bergamo can give you a nice day in the charming city, with 10 minutes bus ride to the airport. We are happy to help you give your trip an extra spice depending on your flight times.
Food included; Breakfast
DATE : APRIL 26 & OCT 18
TYPE OF TRAVEL: EASY ACTIVE
MEDIUM GROUP: MAX 20 P
LENGTH; 5 DAYS
PRICE: 1545.00 €
THIS IS INCLUDED
Transfer from and to recommended airports or stations.
Part of two- triple room, hotel ***, 4 nights incl breakfast.
2x dinners with drinks
1x evening dinner at the vineyard in Franciacorta
2x lunch with drink with the food.
Full day hiking with guide & picnic
2x Morgonyoga pass
Bicycle excursion with guide, E-bike
All excursions and visits, tastings and tastings
Swedish tour guide & guides on our excursions
We seldom cancel trips because we love to show you our area and enjoy good food & drink. In the unlikely event that we cancel a trip, the traveler will be offered to complete the trip exclusively for a surcharge, choose another trip or cancel the trip and get all the money back, including the registration fee. If the trip is canceled, this will be announced no later than 30 days before departure.
PROGRAM CHANGES The
program may change due to external circumstances such as the suitability of the weather for the activity.
We stay at a B&B or hotel *** in charming San Pellegrino Terme. You have walking distance to Spa QC Terme and in the resort there is a normal service offer and the local bus from Bergamo is a direct bus and takes about 35 min.
For the best experience, we use rental bikes, E-bikes on this tour. Sporty model with only handbrake and gears.
Do not forget to review your insurance for the activities included in the trip. Please bring your EU healthcare card, which you will receive via the Swedish Social Insurance Agency.
It does not include flights or other means of transport to the start of the trip. We recommend Bergamo / Orio al Serio Airport and Milan / Linate or Milan / Malpensa. Ryanair flies to Bergamo from most major European cities, Easy Jet from Stockholm and Copenhagen to Milan. Lufthansa also has flights to Bergamo.
We strictly adhere to laws and recommendations that prevail within the country and we recommend that you read and keep updated before departure from Sweden on current rules in Italy.
We recommend that you always book a flight with rebooking or cancellation protection.
Your experience with SarasItaly is fully cancellable up to 20 days before arrival.
If the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' travel recommendations are changed to include Italy as a country to which the dissuasion applies, the trip may be canceled with a full refund.
If the traveler or close relatives are exposed by Covid-19, the trip may be canceled free of charge if a DOCTOR'S CERTIFICATE confirms the permit.
SarasItaly, Swedish travel agency in Italy, active travel in the small format that provides great experiences. * Bergamo * San Pellegrino Terme * Lake Como * Milan * Franciacorta. Hiking, cycling and good local food.