IN THE VILLAS OF THE RIVIERA BERICA, THE AMBROSIA SATISFIES THE SENSES WHEN TASTING THE BLACK GOLD TRUFFLE, THE GREEN GOLD OF THE OLIVE TREES AND THE WINE, EXCITING NECTAR.
Duration: 10 hours
Morning on the Berici Hills, Apollo’s Carriage has passed for the daily awakening. From Vicenza city center, this E-Bike tour leads to the vineyards of Villa Valmarana ai Nani, enlightened from the golden light of the morning sun. Walking in the garden, the delicate perfume of the roses inebriates the air and the atmosphere is idyllic.
On the Riviera Berica, the Lady of the Hills, Villa La Rotonda shines from its own eternal beauty. Perfect is the fusion between its proportions and Nature around the Valletta del Silenzio (Silence Valley), an oasis of peace where the wood and the orchard are witnesses of the harmony of the vineyards with the mulberry tree.
Riding on the green quite path, the architecture of Villa Trento and Villa da Schio pay homage to the passers on the bucolic landscape of these rich lands dear to Demeter, immersed in the vivid green of the vineyards and noble gardens.
In the subsoil, the ancient black Gold is born and grows, spontaneously giving the finest of the flavours of the cuisine of the Hills: the truffle. Ancient is the tradition of the local Trattoria in the processing of the precious tuber, and the Truffle Risotto is the divine lunch to taste.
After the rest it’s time to get back in the saddle to come to the discovery of a new flavor and of an ancient craft. Among the boughs of the sacred olive trees created by Athena, the afternoon sun gives vital energy to the fruit of the green gold, the tasty DOP Olive Oil. In the mill, the expert leads the senses to the discovery of its aromas.
The journey of taste continues in the vineyards where, year after year, the grapes give the award-winning Tai Rosso Doc, one of the best wine of the Hills.
With the sunset light behind, it is time to go back. The last stop is Monte Berico. From the large square of the Santuario, Vicenza shows itself in all its divine beauty.
Nectars and Golds of the Gods
1 . E-Bike ride through the idyllic landscape of Berici Hills
2 . The antique cellar of the Grotta of Villa Schio stores the barrels of the fine wine of the Villa
3 . The Black Gold of Berici: Truffle Risotto for a Tasty lunch
4 . The Green Gold of the Hills: tasting experience in the mill
5 . Nectars of Gods: tasting in the vineyards of Tai Rosso and Berici Wines
6. The sunset caress from Monte Berico: Vicenza over a new light and view