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Lake Como: Cheese and Wine Tasting in Valsassina

1. Lake Como: Cheese and Wine Tasting in Valsassina

Embark on a gastronomic journey just a stone's throw from Lake Como nestled in the picturesque Valsassina. Immerse yourself in a delectable tasting featuring two exquisite cheese varieties, with an optional upgrade to include savory sliced meats, accompanied by a bottle of wine for every two people. Venture into the heart of the Carozzi dairy and cheese shop, a haven for cheese enthusiasts, where tradition meets modernity in preserving ancient dairy production methods. The cheese shop is a guardian of these time-honored techniques, adapted to suit contemporary palates. Indulge in a refined menu presented on slate plates, with wine served in elegant crystal goblets. As you relish these culinary delights, soak in the breathtaking views of the Lombardy pre-Alps, surrounded by the natural beauty of Valsassina. Discover an exclusive selection of cheeses in this captivating locale, where the mountains harmonize with the allure of the lake, creating a truly extraordinary experience. The immersive setting is also great to access the charming villages surrounding Lake Como.

Lake Como: Cheese tasting in Valsassina with E-bike tour

2. Lake Como: Cheese tasting in Valsassina with E-bike tour

The Lake Como area is known for its beautiful Lake but also for its beautiful mountains and valleys. Just a few minutes from the city of Lecco and Varenna is the Valsassina which is famous for its production of cheeses such as taleggio, goat cheese, robiola, quartirolo, gorgonzola just to name a few. In this excursion, we would like to offer you the opportunity to get to know firsthand the typical flavors of this area thanks to the tasting experience at a famous Valsassina dairy farm combined with the experience of an outdoor activity on an electric bike along the Valsassina bike/pedestrian path that will allow you to discover the unspoiled landscapes of the Valley, from Pasturo to Taceno and back. Come discover the flavors and landscapes of Valsassina with this beautiful day tour ideal for groups of friends, families and people of all ages, young and old! Morning: 09:45 Arrival by own means in Valsassina 10:00 Departure by e-bike from dairy farm in Pasturo and independent route along the Valsassina bike/pedestrian path, possibility to go as far as the village of Taceno and then back, during the route you can admire the beautiful natural landscapes of Valsassina and its mountains 13:00 Return to dairy farm and tasting at the farm's cheese restaurant, possibility to choose between two types of tasting: classic or gourmet. 15:30 End of the experience and return home by own means Afternoon: 14:45 Arrival by own means in Valsassina 15:00 Departure by e-bike from dairy farm in Pasturo and independent route along the Valsassina bike/pedestrian path, possibility to go as far as the village of Taceno and then back, during the route you can admire the beautiful natural landscapes of Valsassina and its mountains 18:00 Return to dairy farm and tasting at the farm's cheese restaurant, possibility to choose between two types of tasting: classic or gourmet 20:30 End of the experience and return home by own means CLASSIC TASTING: Tasting of different types of cheeses with compotes, a glass of wine, water and coffee GOURMET TASTING: Tasting of different types of cheeses with compotes, a hot dish (example: pizzoccheri, dish of the day), a glass of wine, water and coffee

Lake Como: Dairy tour in Valsassina and E-bike tour

3. Lake Como: Dairy tour in Valsassina and E-bike tour

In this excursion you will have the opportunity to discover the production and birth of cheeses by visiting the dairy farm with a guided tour in Italian or English, you will learn how from a single raw material such as milk can be transformed into different types of cheese from the mildest to the most flavorful. At the end of the guided tour, the experience continues by moving from theory to practice! A rich cheese tasting will await you in the dairy farm restaurant. In addition to discovering the typical flavors of this area, on this excursion, you will also have the opportunity to experience an outdoor activity on an electric bike along the Valsassina bike and pedestrian path from Pasturo to Taceno and back. Monday and Friday 10:45 Arrival by own means in Valsassina at dairy farm in Pasturo 11:00 Beginning of the guided tour of the dairy in Italian or English, you will be taken on a journey to discover the production and birth of the various types of cheese you will be able to observe up close each stage of the cheese aging process until the final packaging that will lead the cheese to be sold, distributed until it arrives on our tables and in our dishes. 12:00 Tasting at the company's cheese restaurant, tasting of different types of cheeses with compotes, a glass of wine, water and coffee 14:00 Departure by e-bike from dairy farm in Pasturo and independent route along the Valsassina bike/pedestrian path, possibility to go as far as the village of Taceno and then back, during the route you can admire the beautiful natural landscapes of Valsassina and its mountains 17:00 Return to dairy farm and return of electric bikes, return home by own means. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday the experience will start at 10:00 and finish at 16:30. The following materials will be provided free of charge to all participants during the visit: shoe covers, gown and cap, which are mandatory during the visit. it is recommended to dress covered and with warm clothing as during the visit to the dairy the internal temperatures are low due to the presence of cold rooms. *the experience with e-bike pairing is available in the period from March to October, in the winter months the experience will be only visit + tasting.

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