Piona Abbey Tour & Wine Tasting

Piona Abbey Tour & Wine Tasting

Free cancellation
Language: English
Printed ticket only
Duration: from 4 hours to 8 hours
Do this because
  • Explore historic Piona Abbey
  • Enjoy views over the western edge of Lake Como
  • Experience wine and local produce tasting at Valtellina vineyard
What to expect

With a rugged beauty all of its own, the eastern shores of Lake Como are a joy to explore. On this tour, you'll visit a jewel of Romanesque architecture at Piona Abbey, enjoy spectacular views over Italy's most famous lake, and round off with a wine tasting session at an historic vineyard.

It all begins by rolling through the Italian countryside, towards Piona Abbey. One of the most historic religious sites of the Lombardy region, its foundations date back to the 7th Century. Still a working monastery today, you've free time to soak up the serenity the Cistercian monks enjoy here and explore on your own.

We'll then head to Valtellina vineyard. Nestled in an alpine pass along the border with Switzerland, they've been making wine for over 2,000 years, and are said to be the birthplace of bresaola – a delicious air-dried beef. Where better to wind-down the tour with a wine tasting session and some locally produced snacks.

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What's included
  • Panoramic bus tour
  • Guide
  • Guided tour
  • Wine tasting
What to remember
English-speaking guide for all nationalities
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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