Find and customize your very own itinerary in Italy!
Betania Travel is the perfect TO – slash – travel agency – slash – organizer tour for your next holiday in Italy: they conceive the tours as unique experiences, listening to your wishes and giving mostly tips and ideas… to make you find your very own itinerary!
We are glad to announce that they conceived also some special itineraries following the path of Italia Slow Tour web series! The first one is the itinerary in Milan inspired by Leonardo da Vinci. Did you like our videos and were you wondering how to live the very same experience? Betania Travel planned it all for you!
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Discover Italy with Betania Travel!
A new way to experience Italy, following food, culture, landscapes, nature… and – mostly – people. Here you can find some of our proposals. Discover more on: www.betaniatravel.it.
VERONA, PADUA AND THE VENETIAN EXPERIENCE: Get ready for an emotional and exquisite trip, made by special ingredients… we’ll guide you through the discovery of this amazing territory, getting you familiar with its agricultural traditions, its tastes and flavors.
FLORENCE, CHIANTI AND THE TUSCAN BEAUTIES: Visiting Florence won’t simply get you familiar with one of the most important and racy cities in the world, but it also will allow you to know an exquisite cuisine tradition. Florentine steak, Chianti, and even national dishes like pizza or ice cream…these are some of the gastronomic specialties that you will able to taste, exploring this region and celebrating its flavors and scents, part of Italian folk-lore.
PALERMO AND ITS FLAVORS: Palermo has ancient origins and you can breathe its centuries-old history just by walking in his streets and admiring his artistic beauties. Its gastronomic traditions are excellent too: the great cuisine varieties you can find here manage to fuse perfectly, giving life to peculiar dishes, with unique flavors and scents, that only a crossroad city like Palermo can offer.
TURIN AND LE LANGHE: A travel to discover the Piedmont gastronomic richness, from the osterie in Turin to the wineries in the Langhe, from the hazelnut chocolate and the truffle to Nebbiolo. Let our tour leader guide you in this gastronomic land who also gave birth to Slow Food, one of the most important food-related association in the world
BEERS AND ABBEYS: We are not in Belgium, but in the outskirts of Milan, guests of an agricultural farmhouse specialized in local beers production. We’ll have the chance to taste the beers and visit the hop cultivation, the greenhouses and the beer production machinery. We’ll move then to Morimondo to visit its medieval abbey.
EAT, DRINK AND PEDAL: E-bike tours to discover some of the most evocative places of Brianza, seasoned with small tastings and tastings of typical products of the territory.
FROM MONZA TO COMO: 2-day E-bike tour for couples, families or small groups, designed for an easy approach to cycle tourism.
BIKE 2 LAKE: A 3-day bicycle trip from Milan to Como to discover the Navigli that surround the Milanese capital, the incredible treasures of Queen Teodolinda, the largest enclosed park in Europe, the best Italian craft breweries, medieval places of faith and one of the most beautiful lakes in the world!
The year 2019 marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci‘s death and the whole year will be dedicated to the Master both in Italy and abroad – follow #Leonardo500 to be updated -. For this occasion, Betania Travel realized a full package of tour proposals on the tracks of the Genius in Lombardy, to unveil his many abilities, discoveries and inventions that this eclectic personality has dealt with.
4 DAYS IN THE CITY OF THE GENIUS: 4-day inspiring trip on Leonardo’s footsteps in Milan
FOLLOWING LEONARDO… IN THE COUNTRYSIDE: Morimondo, Vigevano, Abbiategrasso. Enchanting places not far from Milan where the mark of Leonardo and its passage are still visible. Discover with us these charming places.
LEONARDO’S HERITAGE: The Last Supper, the Codex Atlanticus, the locks of the Naviglio Grande, and frescoes, paintings and many, many drawings. Precious are the traces that Leonardo da Vinci, architect, engineer, inventor, scientist, artist, left in the Ambrosian city during the twenty years of his stay. Here you can find a little taste.
IN THE KITCHEN WITH THE GENIUS: Let’s dive into the verdant countryside of Abbiategrasso, do shopping with us in the farmhouse and cook together an authentic medieval lunch with Leonardo’s recipes! And after tasting the lunch cooked by us, what better than a nice guided tour of the historic center of Abbiategrasso followed by the tasting of the famous “Besuschino”?
Following Leonardo in Lombardy
A 10 days journey in Lombardy, the Italian region where the Master has realized much of his works. Every day will be focused on one of the many disciplines the Renaissance Genius has worked about, from Science to Engineering, from Architecture to Painting… even Gastronomy! Leonardo’s works have literally shaped the Lombard landscape (which is the background of many of his most famous paintings), and some of his inventions are still functioning today. We’ll start from the Navigli, reach Lake Como and finish our journey in Milan, where we’ll celebrate together the Universal Genius.
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About Betania Travel
BETANIA is a Social Cooperative o.n.l.u.s. (a non-profit organization of social utility), founded in Monza in 2001. BETANIA is an entity active in the field of tourism and directly involved in the promotion of cooperative tourism and culture. BETANIA Travel is a Tour Operator, Travel Agency and Tour Organizer.
What does Tourism mean to us?
Our agenda in Tourism is based on firm principles:
- Sustainability – In our proposals, we safeguard and valorize the territory, taking care to the hosting community to avoid it feels “invaded” by the tourist.
- Community – We believe communities are the main actors of the territory and, whenever it is possible, we include in our proposals meaningful experiences that involve the local administration and the social fabric.
- Hospitality for everybody – Inclusiveness, accessibility, and valorization of the differences. Our tourism want to foster the largest fruition possible to the most of the people.
- Experience – People, places, traditions and encounters. The tourist, as temporary resident, must know, meet, “chew” experiences
- Sociability – We don’t give answer but inspire questions.
BETANIA Travel suggests destinations and itineraries and leaves to the interaction with the tourist the final composition of the trip, tailoring a unique, original and personalized experience. As the interaction between the tourist and hosting community is important to Betania, so it is relationship between the tourist and the travel agency, in order to create its own tailor-made.