VERCELLI, THE SACRED MOUNT OF VARALLO & WINE
“Vercelli, Rice Capital City”
✦ 3 days/2 nights
✦ All year
✦ Accommodation: hotel 3-4*/agriturismo/b&b
✦ Private transfers by car/minivan
✦ Vercelli 3h walking tour with private guide
✦ Sacred Mount of Varallo guided tour
✦ Gattinara winery tour & tasting
Day 1. Your tour starts from Vercelli train station, where you’ll meet our expert guide. Vercelli, also called “Rice Capital City”, stands in a strategic position which rendered it an obligatory point of passage, in as much that it crossed a part of the Via Francigena, the famous pilgrims' road running from Canterbury to Rome. The first attraction will be visited is the Basilica of St. Andrew (the Via Francigena passes exactly in from of the Basilica), symbol of the city of Vercelli, an excellent example of a skilful merging of gothic and Romanic elements. Follows a visit to the Cathedral of St. Eusebius and the very nice city center, enriched by the marvelous Piazza Cavour. Lunch based on the typical dish of this area, the risotto. transfer to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight at hotel 3-4*/agriturismo/ b&b in the Province of Vercelli.
Day 2. Breakfast. Transfer to Varallo, meeting with our expert guide and visit of the Sacred Mount, UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, monumental complex which represents the oldest of the Italian Sacred Mounts. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon visit of one of the most famous wineries located in Gattinara wine region and wine tasting. Transfer back to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight at hotel 3- 4*/agriturismo/b&b in the Province of Vercelli.
Day 3. Breakfast. end of the service. “Arrivederci”.
Price (per person):
2 nights in 3-4* hotel located in the Province of Vercelli (bed and breakfast service)
Vercelli 3h walking tour with private guide + lunch + private transfer by car/minivan (day 1);
Private transfer by car/minivan + Sacred Mount of Varallo guided tour with private guide + Gattinara winery tour and tasting (day 2).
Flight ticket and Visa;
Single room (on request);
Lunch (except for day 1) and dinners;
Pick-up and drop off from/to other destinations will be quoted at the time of request;
Ticket entrances for attractions/museums;
Services not mentioned in the section “Services Included”.
Luxury accommodation/hotel on request;
The tour is available all year;
If some of the attractions/suppliers mentioned above are not available they will be replaced by others of the same quality;
If lunch is not included we suggest to book the restaurants in advance;
We reserve the right to change an itinerary after departure due to local circumstances or events outside of our control;
Booking: advanced booking is recommended;
CancellationPolicies: please, see Terms and Conditions.
I GO TRAVEL SNC, Via Monte Grappa 14, 13049, Tronzano Vercellese (Italy)
Phone: +39 3492660501 / +39 (0) 161 1681122
Location: Province of Vercelli (Piedmont)
Period: Whole year
Durata: 3 days/2 nights