1st Day: Arrival in Turin
Arrival at Turin airport and transfer by private car to your 4* hotel in the city centre. Accommodation.
2nd day: Turin
After breakfast, meeting with guide and walking tour of this beautiful city. Depart from Piazza Castello, walk through the arcades filled with historic cafés, the Subalpina gallery (external visit and entrance not included) St. Mark’s Square dubbed the area of Turin, Via Rome with its shops, Palazzo Madama and its long history, through Garibaldi, the church of Santo Dominic, the oldest religious building in Turin, Palatine Gates, the Cathedral, the Royal Palace and the Royal Place (external visit entrance not included). Free time for lunch. In the afternoon you will reach the Valentine gardens by your own and you will meet your guide there. An outstanding complex made up of the medieval town and fortress (entrance not included), which was built for the Turin International Exhibition in 1884 . Return to hotel, and an overnight stay .
ALTERNATIVE – Excursion to Alba
After breakfast, departure by private car and the guide at your disposal all day for Alba. Arrival at Alba (southern part of Piemonte county) and visit a typical farm, a family owned business based in Alba, the World Capital of the White Truffle. The company produces typical truffle products and the Truffle Specialities from the Langhe Region. Tradition and innovation are their key words and combined together, allow the company to offer Gourmet Products, appreciated all over the World. The visit is made up of two tours : the Guided Visit to the Kitchens and Workshops, where we prepare hand-made pasta, sauces, condiments, we select truffles and the chocolate atelier, where possible to see chocolate production. The Guided Tasting of our Specialties in the Show Room. Lunch prepared with local specialities, the so-called “Merenda Sinoira”, all offered with a glass of local red wine (Dolcetto d’Alba or Nebbiolo d’Alba). In the afternoon, together with your guide, you will explore
the beautiful sights of Alba with its historical centre,
its numerous medieval towers, its wonderful cathedral dedicated to St. Lorenzo, the church of San Giovanni with its marvellous paintings and frescoes and the old city hall. After a tour of the town, you will have free time to wander around and
experience this wonderful town as well as its atmosphere at your leisure. Return to hotel, and an overnight stay .
3nd Day: Turin
After breakfast, departure by private car for a guided tour of the Basilica of Superga (entrance included), on the hill east of Turin. Designed and built by Filippo Juvarra in 1717-1731, dedicated to the Nativity of Mary. Its interior is decorated with six chapels and four altars with statues and monuments in Carrara
marble. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the “Reggia of Venaria,” at Venaria Reale, one of the main residences of Savoy in Piedmont, probably the largest in size. The Reggia of Venaria (entrance not included) has been designed and
built in recent years by the architect Amedeo Castellamonte. To commission the
palace was the Duke Carlo Emanuele II, which served as a base for hunting in this
mountainous region. Return to the hotel in the evening and overnight stay.
ALTERNATIVE – Excursion of Turin
After breakfast, departure by private car at your disposal all day to reach a very famous chocolate factory whose products are known worldwide and appreciated
by industry experts. Full guided visit explaining the production process with a small but delicious tasting. Then, visit the “Mole Antonelliana” the indoor magnificent Museum of Cinema (entrance not included). The main collection houses artworks by Maria Adriana Prolo (historian and collector). Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, tour continues onto rich Civic Museum (entrance not included) located inside the Palazzo Madama with more than sixty thousand works of art and then continuing towards the former industrial area and Fiat Carpano, transformed into a commercial area with supermarket “Eataly”. Here you can purchase excellent products used in Italian cuisine or dine within the area (dining not included). Return to your hotel.
4th day: Departure
After breakfast departure for the airport of Turin by private car. Departure for your country. End of our services.
- room and breakfast treatment
- accommodation in a 4 * central hotel - Italian hotel rating
- transfer by private car from Turin airport to hotel and back on 01 and 04
- full day guided tour of Turin (6h) on day 02.
- the car available all day to visit the Basilica of Superga and Venaria Reale on day 03
- guided tour full day (6 hours.) to visit the Basilica of Superga and Venaria Reale on day 03
- our assistance throughout the whole stay
- all services specified in the above program
- meals and drinks
- the full day excursion to Alba with car available for 7 hours + visit to a farm with lunch a Alba on day 02
- The car at disponsal all day for the visit of Turin (7 hours) with the full day tour of Turin and with the visit and tasting of a famous chocolate factory in Turin on day 03 (6h.)
- city tax to pay directly on spot
- all services not specified in the above programme