Map of Howick

Map of Howick for This attractive B&B in an old silk mill has welcoming rooms with parquet floors, wooden beams and period furniture. Books and curios are dotted about, and there’s a lovely tranquil garden with deck chairs. The owners couldn’t be friendlier and are full of suggestions for walks and sights in the area. 76 Franciacorta Between Iseo and Brescia is FRANCIACORTA, a hilly wine-producing district rising from the built-up plain. It got its name from the religious communities that lived here from the eleventh century onwards; they were exempt from tax and known as the Corti Franche, or free courts. Wine producers soon moved in, attracted by the possibility of owning vineyards in a duty-free haven. These days the area is no longer tax free, but the wine continues to flow, invigorated by the success of the award-winning sparkling wines produced here since the 1960s. Erbusco is the de facto capital of the area and where many of the better known cantinas are located, although there are dozens throughout the area. One of the best ways to explore is by following sections of the well-signposted Strada del Vino Franciacorta (see box, p. Map of Howick 2016.

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