Franciacorta, a land of nature, history and flavours to live and love
Franciacorta offers exclusive itineraries exploring its wealth of history and variegated landscapes with churches, castles, monasteries and historic villages set against an evocative patchwork of woods and vineyards.
Experiencing Franciacorta means letting yourself be drawn in by beauty in all its forms and surprised by traditional wine and food ranging from famous wines to all the goodness of salumi, cheeses, meats and lake fish.
Franciacorta is not just good wine Franciacorta is a land to be experienced. Wine tourism has been developed for those wanting to explore the wine-growing regions and discover the local wines. Visit the Franciacorta production areas, discover the secrets lying behind these wines, which are so closely linked to their land of origin, and have ... Read more
Franciacorta overlooks the southern shores of Lake Iseo and stretches as far as Brescia historic centre. It is a hilly landscape, a patchwork of vineyards punctuated with small stone villages, battlemented towers, castles, prestigious wineries, historic townhouses and quiet monasteries. The best way to explore Franciacorta is roaming around the lake and the hills, perhaps ... Read more
Two worlds interweave in Franciacorta’s culinary traditions: the farming tradition with its inland area meats and cheeses made in the area’s dairies and pasture lands and the fishing traditions of nearby Lake Iseo. Cold cuts Cheeses Seafood Oil Laghi Lombardi DOP extra virgin olive oil and Sebino geographical designation of origin The Laghi Lombardi Protected Designation ... Read more
Experiencing Franciacorta from close-to is absorbing and satisfying, a chance to grasp the essence of the area in the most natural way.
These Franciacorta itineraries cut through a land packed with history and punctuated with villages, vineyards, hills and forests, making for a unique and unforgettable landscape....
Watch the timeline or read our story The name Franciacorta conjures up a distant past suffused with a mystery which local people love to speculate about. The most plausible theory is that the area’s history is bound up with the presence of Cluniac and Cistercian monks who came to Franciacorta from Cluny in the 11th ... Read more