A journey to discover an extremely suggestive Verona: Dante Alighieri’s Verona. In this city there are still some vivid traces of his life, places where Dante lived and took inspiration to finish the Divine Comedy, places that today are told with ancient buildings, castles, squares, museums and libraries.
An itinerary through history, art and food and wine to discover the places lived by the great poet.
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Day 1 - Verona & Cooking Class
After being exiled from Florence, Dante found refuge in Verona at the court of the Della Scala family. Here he found inspiration and wrote a good part of the Divine Comedy, remaining a guest for about 7 years.
Following, cooking class with Dante menu. The experience will take place in a welcoming Italian kitchen in the heart of Verona where you will prepare medieval dishes to discover the gastronomy of the time and enjoy them in good company!
Overnight in Verona.
Day 2 - Montorio: E-bike & Outdoor Painting
Leaving independently from the historic center of Verona, you will cycle through the countryside, vineyards and clear waters. Once you arrive in Piazza Buccari, stop to take the multimedia path dedicated to Dante on foot, divided into 17 stages that winds through the springs. The route takes the visitor on a journey through history with intense and unique emotions.
Packed lunch and time to reach the walls of the medieval castle of Montorio by e-bike which will be the setting for an “en plein air” painting lesson! You will take inspiration from the beauty of Montorio as Dante did, you will draw and paint in the open air together with a painter and master of art.
Return to Verona by e-bike.
Overnight in Verona.
Day 3 - Valpolicella Wine Tasting
The enchanting estate, which already had a reputation for the excellence of its vineyards, was purchased in 1353 by Pietro Alighieri, son of the poet Dante, who had followed his father during his exile in Verona; Dante’s legacy in Verona goes beyond the places and characters he frequented. Guided tour and tasting.
Free afternoon. You can visit the most emblematic places of the Valpolicella hills such as San Giorgio Ingannapoltron, a small medieval village perched on a hill among vineyards and olive groves overlooking the splendid Lake Garda.
Price: from 495,00 € / person
Tour duration: 3 days / 2 nights
This itinerary includes travel by your own means and can be customized according to your needs.
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- Overnight in 3-star hotel
- Guided tour of Verona
- Cooking class with Dante dinner
- Day on e-bike with packed lunch
- Multimedia tour in Montorio (with your smartphone)
- Painting course “Let’s paint outdoors” (material and painting included)
- Visit and tasting at the Serego Alighieri Estate
- Medical insurance
- City tax
- Trip cancellation policy
- Extra: anything not mentioned in the “The trip includes” section