Day Trip To Pavia And Oltrepo Pavese From Milan

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Overview

Pavia is a real gem of architecture. With your private driver and Professional Guide, Pavia is ideal for a day trip (just a 40 minute drive from Milan). In the 1800s, the Italian Oltrepo Pavese region was home to over 225 native grape varieties. Today, only about 12 of those varieties are still being produced, including Croatina and Pinot Nero, which are considered the most important varieties grown in this region. During this tour you will enjoy the history and culture of Pavia and taste the delicatessen and wine produced in the area.
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Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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In the morning your driver and professional guide will pick you up from your hotel and will drive you to Pavia, a city famed for its 100 towers, currently retains the charms of its ancient past thanks to its historic monuments including its University which was founded in 1361.  Pavia includes a large number of well-preserved medieval and early Renaissance buildings, churches and ancient squares. You will visit the Ponte Coperto, also known as the Ponte Vecchio. Also make sure to visit the Church of San Michele, the Duomo and the Castello Visconteo, which includes works dating from medieval times to the 20th century.

After the visit your driver will escort you to Oltrepo Pavese Region for your wine tour. This region is known locally as the Tuscany of the North for its beautiful rolling hills and its medieval hamlets. Your tour will include a visit of a winery followed by a wine tasting served with salame di Varzi an authentic regional product made only in this area. Enjoy the countryside in Lombardy, you'll have time for a relaxing stroll and exploration of the traditional food and wine of the area having lunch in a local agriturismo/ trattoria. 

After lunch and relax you will continue to Certosa di Pavia, considered one of the most unique buildings in Lombardy. Located 8 km north of Pavia, this historic complex was founded as an ex voto at the end of the 15th century and encompasses a monastery, a sanctuary and beautiful gardens. After the visit your driver will escort you back to your accommodation in Milan.
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Inclusions for Day Trip To Pavia And Oltrepo Pavese From Milan

  • Round-trip private transfer

  • Tour escort at disposal full day

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Food tasting

  • Lunch

  • Wine tasting

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Exclusions for Day Trip To Pavia And Oltrepo Pavese From Milan

  • Entrance fees

  • Gratuities (optional)

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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

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Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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