Montagnana and the Prosciutto Veneto DOP
Montagnana and its gastronomic traditions
With this tour, we’ll visit Montagnana, one of the most interesting walled city in Veneto and one of the most beautiful medieval villages of Italy, which is even one of the places where the well-known Prosciutto Berico-Euganeo DOP is produced.
When we’ll arrive in Montagnana we’ll be immediately surprised by the imposing city wall from the XIVth century, with twenty-four perimetral tower, two medieval castles and a huge moat.
We’ll immediately be transported back in time in Middle Ages: we’ll imagine hearing the noise of the wheels of the carts of the merchants going in and out threw the drawbridges, we’ll imagine the voices of the young damsels at the market, the pawing of the horses of the valorous knights, or the noise of the bloody battles and the shouts of the guards’ captains.
Inside Montagnana we’ll be enchanted by the beauty of the views of the romantic historic center: we’ll walk under the narrow porticos and pass by the most important sightseeing of Montagnana until the central square and its monumental Gothic-Renaissance Dome.
But Montagnana is even important for the gastronomic tradition of the Prosciutto Veneto Berico Euganeo Dop. It’s produced since the XIVth century and its taste is described as full, elegant, and delicate. When it is cut, the colour has a particular shade of pink, think which derives from attentions that is serious paid during the production process: rules decided in a law extra made for the production of the real Prosciutto Veneto Berico – Euganeo DOP. With this tour, we’ll know a historic producer of this area and it’ll be the team of the little enterprise to guide us through the visit of the laboratory of production and we’ll know, step by step, how this delight is produced. We’ll end our visit with a guided tasting of Prosciutto Veneto Berico-Euganeo DOP.
- Walk in the city of Montagnana
- Visit in an enterprise which produces Prosciutto Veneto Berico Euganeo DOP
- Accompaniment of the Local Tour Leader
Guaranteed departure with minimum 2 paying adults.
The transfer service (with additional charge) is available on request.
The price does not include what is not indicated.
For information, please contact us:
Lovivo Tour Experience, Viale delle Terme 107/B – Abano Terme (PD)
M. +39 333 994 52 88 T. +39 049 29 69 340