The Bassano del Grappa tour, with a departure from Venice (also from Vicenza,
Padova), will give you the chance to enjoy a world famous distilled from pomace
spirit, known as Grappa. A spirit created by Italian wine producers who were
keen to extract the most valuable drop from their grapes, thanks to the
assortment of skins, seeds, stalks and pulp remained that remained the press.
Over the last years, the quality of grappa being produced in Italy has never been
better. This means that the high-end Grappa you will taste on this tour combined
with the historical beauty of the medieval towns of Marostica and Bassano del
Grappa will be an experience not to be missed.
For the first part of the tour, a vehicle with a private driver will pick you up at the
meeting point in Venice and take you to the grapperia Poli where generations of
sons still bring the Grappa to its maximum potential. At grapperia you will taste
the incomparable flavor of the product created by the Poli family, complete with a
visit to the distillery and the Grappa Museum.
The tour continues to Marostica, also called “the Chess city”, because the
Square of Chess hosts the chess game where the protagonists are living
characters every two years. In Marostica you may visit the principal tourist sights
that are two castles, one at the top of the hill above town with a superb view.
From here you may walk or travel by car to the other main square, Piazza
Castello. At Marostica we will enjoy a little lunch with the flavors of a typical
osteria, Osteria La Madonnetta.
The second part of this unforgettable day will take place in Bassano del Grappa,
well known for the remarkable wooden bridge called the Bridge of the Alpini
Soldiers. Bassano, once symbol of the WW1, now is a perfect setting to slow
down and take a relaxing break on its narrow roads with a second tasting at
Nardini Grappa, a maker located just on the bridge. Bassano is also famous for
ceramics, so we can spend some time shopping at one of the many local shops.
A minimum of 2 participants is required.
-9.00 am departure from Piazzale Roma, in front of the entrance of Hotel Santa
Chiara, in Venice with private vehicle and driver
-visit of the Grapperia Poli and tasting (approx. 1 hour 30 minutes)
– walking tour of Marostica (Town Walls, lower and upper castle, Square of
-lunch with typical food
-walking tour of Bassano del Grappa and tasting at Grapperia Nardini
– 16.00pm: return to Venice Piazzale Roma (estimated arrival at 17.30 pm)
• 1-4 people – US dollars 220,00 per person
• 5+ people – US dollars 200 per person