Private Valpolicella Day Trip from Venice: Wine Tasting and Verona

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From $1137.63

44 reviews   (4.23)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Venice, Venice

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Spend a day in Veneto’s glorious Valpolicella region, and discover its history, wine and the romantic city of Verona. Led by a friendly driver-guide, the tour visits the Church of San Giorgio with its intriguing 8th-century altar as well as a winery nestled into the Valpolicella valley. Learn about the region’s winemaking heritage, sample a selection of robust amarone wine, and then enjoy three hours of free time in Verona, the city that inspired William Shakespeare’s 'Romeo and Juliet.'

Numbers are limited to eight on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from a driver-guide.

What's Included

3 Hours free time in Verona

English speaking driver

Guided wine tasting

Transfer from Venice and return

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What's Not Included

Entrance fees to Verona attractions


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Lunch in Verona

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Infant seats are available on request, please specify at time of booking
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Infant seats are available on request, please specify at time of booking
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

On the way we have a short stop in the medieval town of Soave famous for its wine its castle and breathtaking views over the vineyards, we then continue our journey through the Valpolicella region.
Pass along country roads fringed by olive groves and vineyards, and then stop at a local estate and visit the winery for a tour and wine tasting.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Villa Serego Alighieri
Explore the vineyard and learn about the prestigious Amarone wine that’s produced in the region.
Translating as ‘the great bitter,’ Amarone is a rich and dry red wine that’s made from partially dried Valpolicella grapes.
Sample a selection of the estate’s wine, and perhaps purchase a bottle to take home, if you wish.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Continue from the rural countryside to the town of Verona, the historical home of the world’s best-known love story: Romeo and Juliet.
Enjoy roughly three hours of free time to explore the city independently.
Ask your driver-guide for a cafe recommendation for lunch (own expense), shop ‘til you drop at Piazza delle Erbe or pay a visit to Juliet’s House to see the balcony that inspired Shakespeare.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free


A Wonderful Day Trip!
travelbughitshard, 28-06-2019
Everything about this day trip was excellent! Especially our tour guide, Simone!! He was not only knowledgeable but highly entertaining and friendly! He was very gracious and patient when our tour group was a little behind schedule due to wandering and enjoying the scenery a little too long at Soave! It was such a nice place to stop along the way to the winery. He also made another stop along the way for us to get a view and walk along Lake Garda. It was so beautiful! The winery tour and tasting was a new experience for me-I loved it! Verona was interesting and the coliseum was amazing! My sister and I were staying in Venice for the week, and I am so thankful that we booked this tour! It was high on our list of "favorites" for the week!
Pleasantly surprised
Robbin_B, 04-06-2019
Our wine tasting trip to Masi Winery and the trip to Verona from Venice was enchanting and surprising. We ended up having a private tour because no one else booked the tour. Our guide took us to Soave first and we climbed to the top of a medieval castle. Then we went to Lake Garda briefly and then to the winery for the tour and tasting. Then our guide took us to downtown Verona and dropped us off for two hours and we had lunch at a restaurant he recommended that was fabulous. I would highly recommend this tour.
Fun Day Trip - Good Introduction to Amarone Wines
H8358DDjamesb, 07-06-2022
I really liked this trip! As a wonderful bonus, our driver threw in a little stop at Soave, a charming little village which was a short stop along the way to Valpolicella, and then we went to Verona. Our guide Simone was very accommodating and nice and a good driver!

The only reason I would not give this trip five stars is because it is more of an introductory-level wine tasting to familiarize people with Amarone, more than for serious wine connoisseurs. I would liken it to going to Peju or Cakebread in Napa instead of Opus One or Grgich, if that makes sense. Good, but not premium. The tour was very punctual and you must be on time in the morning. We waiting for 10 minutes for a couple that didn't show and then left, so be on time! There were four of us in total who booked and showed up so you will be mixed with other couples but I think the maximum group size would be 7 or 8.
Great day tour from Venice
JNorman06, 23-09-2019
Enjoyed the day tour from Venice. Verona is almost as crowded but was a pretty city with good sites and lots of shopping potential. We also stopped in Soave which was a lovely village and a surprising stop. The tour of Valpolicella winery was superb. The local tour guide was very informative and she spoke clearly and with great passion and knowledge. Wines of course were lovely.
The driver had a clean and comfortable vehicle for the five of us. He tended to speak only to the front passengers but was always pleasant and answered out questions. I would recommend this tour.
Day trip
cwrigh02, 19-09-2019
Valpolicella was great as well as the town of Verona. Juliette's house not worth the visit. The arena was amazing. Tour guide was really nice.

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