At just a few kilometres from the city there is Franciacorta, a special corner of Brescian land, appreciated by all wine lovers for its high quality. It is an area of unmistakable landscape in which gentle hills carpeted with vineyards have a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere. There are countless routes dedicated to the wine cellars through which you can discover the origins and prerogatives of the wines which have become world famous.
You must not miss a visit to Lake Iseo, an evocative mirror of water set at the foot of hills and mountains of rare beauty. At the centre of the lake is Montisola Island, the largest lake island in Europe, which can be reached by a pleasant ferryboat. The lakeside towns, starting with Iseo, have characteristic glimpses and pleasant landscapes along the shore.
Franciacorta can be easily reached from Hotel Fiera di Brescia, by taking the A4 motorway toward Milan and getting off at the Erbusco off-ramp or taking the state highway to Iseo.
Franciacorta is a splendid corner of Lombardy, just a stone's throw from Brescia.
Its millenary origins can be understood by Nature itself which created a landscape that stupefies for its variety, colours and its most precious treasure: wine.
If you are thinking of a vacation, a moment of relaxation, a break far from daily stress, choose Franciacorta and you will be repaid by its magical atmosphere that only the Torbiere del Sebino can offer, from the perfume of the carpeted vineyard grapes, to the relaxing landscape of the Lake Iseo.
Choosing routes dedicated to wine cellars of Franciacorta does not only mean discovering wine. Every wine cellar tells the story of Franciacorta families that tenaciously wanted to live steeped in tradition by continuing production of Franciacorta, today DOCG, a mark guaranteeing the quality of wine, famous worldwide. The Road Association of Franciacorta makes it possible for personalized itineraries dedicated to the wine cellars and tasting of Franciacorta.