Made in Brescia: experiences in craft realities in Brescia and its province
INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE (guaranteed departures minimum 2 participants):
basic fee starting from: €395.00
Surcharges: single room €100.00 Meals indicated in the program €90.00
The fee includes:
Accommodation in a central 4-star hotel in Brescia in twin/double rooms - Bed and breakfast treatment - 2 hour guided tour of Brescia delle Mille Miglia on day 1 - All handicraft experiences as per the program including the necessary equipment and for each experience a final free souvenir for each participant - Lunch in a typical farmhouse on day 2 - Entrance fee to the Vittoriale degli Italiani in Gardone Riviera and the Museum of S. Giulia included - Health care, luggage insurance and cancellation of the trip Europ Assistance -
POSSIBILITY OF PERSONALIZED PROGRAMS ALSO WITH OTHER EXPERIENCES
Thursday/ARRIVAL POINT - BRESCIA
Arrival in Brescia and accommodation in hotel. Meeting with your guide and start a walk to discover the "Brescia of the Mille Miglia": starting from Piazza Arnaldo, Corso Magenta, Corso Zanardelli and Piazza Vittoria. Free lunch. In the afternoon visit to an artisan workshop specializing in restoration of frescoes where you can build your colour palette starting from natural earth and then decorate various surfaces. Dinner in a typical restaurant. Overnight stay.
Friday/BRESCIA -FRANCIACORTA - BRESCIA
Breakfast. In the morning departure to Franciacorta and visit a typical farm in the area: to learn more about the process of transformation from milk to cheese accompanied by the hand of an expert cheesemaker with final tasting. Following by lunch with typical products of the land. Return to Brescia. In the afternoon visit to a laboratory specializing in glass fusion and glass processing. Accompanied by an expert hand you can make your own jewel. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay. (alternatively in the morning you can visit a typical cellar in the area with a walk through the vineyards and final tasting).
Saturday/ BRESCIA - LAKE GARDA - BRESCIA
Breakfast. In the morning departure for Lake Garda. Arrival in Gardone Riviera and visit of the monumental citadel built by the famous poet Gabriele D'Annunzio at the beginning of the twentieth century. Free lunch. In the afternoon we arrive in Toscolano Maderno for an experience in the only craft workshop that has remained the heir of a millenary tradition of making paper. Young master papermakers reproduce daily single sheets of paper starting from natural or recycled vegetable fibers and the visitor, in addition to knowing the stages of processing will be the protagonist of the production of their own sheet of paper. At the end of the trip back to Brescia. Dinner and overnight stay.
BRESCIA - DEPARTURE POINT
Breakfast. In the morning free visit to the museum of Santa Giulia, set up in a monastic complex built in the VIII century by the last Lombard king Desiderio. The museum, UNESCO site, houses inside the Domus dell'Ortaglia, two beautiful Roman houses and a collection of works of art including the Winged Victory and the Cross of Desire, a masterpiece of medieval jewelry. Free lunch. Afterwards departure for the return.