Valpolicella Bike Tour from Verona

A bike tour to explore the Valpolicella, land of Amarone, at a “slow pace” and breathe the scents of the countryside surrounding Verona. Guided by a professional sommelier, we will cycle through country roads and vineyards to a family-run winery. Here we will visit the vineyard, the production area, the barrique cellar and taste the main wines of Valpolicella, including the famous Amarone, accompanied by a board of cold cuts, cheeses and bruschettas with homemade oil.
The tour guide is a certified sommelier, a licensed tour leader and …a local!
* Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Verona, Italy
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Wine Tasting & Winery Tours




A bike tour to explore the Valpolicella, land of Amarone, at a “slow pace” and breathe the scents of the countryside surrounding Verona. Guided by a professional sommelier, we will cycle through country roads and vineyards to a family-run winery. Here we will visit the vineyard, the production area, the barrique cellar and taste the main wines of Valpolicella, including the famous Amarone, accompanied by a board of cold cuts, cheeses and bruschettas with homemade oil.
The tour guide is a certified sommelier, a licensed tour leader and …a local!

Itinerary
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Pass By: Verona, Verona, Province of Verona, Veneto

You will meet your guide in the historical centre of Verona, under the Roman monument of Porta Borsari, where you will be provided with bikes and helmets. From here we will leave towards the eastern part of Valpolicella, initially skirting the ancient city walls.

Stop At: Montorio, Montorio, Verona, Province of Verona, Veneto

Through cycle paths and country roads, in a short time we will reach the heart of Valpantena, a valley famous for the production of olive oil and wine. Along the way we will stop in a couple of vineyards where I will explain the local cultivation systems, the pergola and guyot, and the characteristics of the grapes used to produce Amarone.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Montorio, Montorio, Verona, Province of Verona, Veneto

The winery we will visit is family-run. Our guide will be a member of the family who will guide us through the vineyard, the drying room where the grapes are dried, the production area and the cooperage for the refinement of the wine.

The tasting includes 4 wines: a white wine IGT, Valpolicella Ripasso, Amarone and the sweet wine Recioto together with a cutting board of cheese, salami and bread with homemade oil.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Verona, Verona, Province of Verona, Veneto

Back to Verona, at Porta Borsari.