Every year in September, the Franciacorta Festival brings a dynamic weekend of must-do activities to locals and visitors alike.
This year’s festival will come the weekend of September 17th and 18th. Guests may choose to spend the weekend relaxing, sipping wonderful local sparkling wines and enjoying the local scenery and hospitality!
Barone Pizzini joins the Franciacorta Festival and celebrates biodiversity with a special tour of the winery and vineyards. The guided visit includes:
- Walk in the vineyard with an expert of wild herbs
- Guided tour of the cellar
- Tasting of three Franciacorta paired with a degustation menu made with wild herbs
The cost of the special tour is €29 and reservation is required.
Nearby wineries offer tours and comprehensive tastings of their offerings. For those who wish to stay in town, the streets will be full of tasty street food options and famous chefs will be preparing dinners to celebrate the festival. Art and musical performances will be front and center and children are included as well with hiking and cycling options.
The location in Franciacorta is perfect for a quick weekend trip from Milan, Florence or even further cities like Rome, and the local vineyards are ideal spots when considering both quick overnight trips and longer says. Franciacorta is not only a place for a weekend getaway but even planning family events like a wedding or family reunion in the area- a beautiful natural backdrop to a memorable visit for everyone.
Who knows- the beautiful scenery, the extraordinary sites to visit and of course, the delicious wines, an annual trip to Franciacorta for the Festival might become a tradition for your family and friends!