Piemonte Food and Wine tour

Piemonte
  • Days: 6
  • Nights: 5

Programme

1st Day: Alba

Arrival in the south of Piemonte and accommodation in hotel centrally located in Alba. Welcome drink, dinner and overnight stay.


Tartufi

2nd Day: Alba

After a light breakfast at the hotel, we begin our tour with an enchanting excursion to Alba. You will discover Piemonte’s vintage wines and outstanding cuisine. This is the land of the Dolcetto, Barolo, Barbera and Barbaresco wine. Piemonte is also famous for its precious truffles, its hazelnuts and chocolate.

Torino

3rd Day: Torino

After breakfast, we depart for the city of Torino. Here an expert local guide will show us the treasures of the city- the historical centre with its Royal Palace, the Palazzo Madama (with its museum of ancient art) which stands in the centre, the Royal Palace, residence of the Savoia Family till the 1865, the Cathedral built in the 4th century, Piazza San Carlo, the most fascinating square of the city, the Regio Theatre, and much more.

Asti

4th Day: Montefferrato / Vercelli

We travel to an area called Monferrato, famous for its wine and spumante production and also for its production of rice. Along the way we will stop in Asti, the capital of this region, and explore the town. After, we continue on to the province of Verceli. Reaching this area is like entering a water world. We will pass through rice fields- a huge area covered with water and rich fauna, and inhabited by blue and grey herons as well as many other species of birds.

Gianduiotto

5th Day: Castle of Racconigi

Visit with tour guide to one of the most popular castles of the Savoia Family- the Castello di Racconigi. This excursion includes a tour of the first and second floors, the kitchen and chapel. We will also visit the splendid park, which surrounds the castle. The park is truly a testament to the architects who designed it and the gardeners who maintain it. Lunch is included in this excursion. In the evening we will celebrate our last night with a special dinner in a local restaurant in Pollenzio. Return to the hotel and overnight stay.


6th Day: Departure

Breakfast and departure. End of our services.


Services included

- full board starting with dinner on the 1st day to breakfast on the 6th day (except dinner on the 4th day)
- 3 stars hotel accommodation – centrally located, rooms with private services (classification of hotel according to Italian standard)
- welcome drink on arrival
- full day guided tour on the 2nd, 4th and 5th day
- a visit to a farm with wine tasting and local products on the 2nd day
- half day guided tour of Torino (2 hours)on the 3rd day
- a light lunch in a typical Caffé in Torino on the 3rd day
- a visit to a farm with light lunch on the 4th day
- a visit and entrance fee to Racconigi’s Castle on the 5th day
- light lunch during the tour on the 5th day
- special dinner in a typical restaurant (drinks included) on the 6th day
- a personalized booklet with all relevant information necessary for your stay
- our assistance throughout the whole stay
- all services specified in the above program

Services not included

- dinner on the 4th day (see the supplement)
- drinks in general (except on the 5th day where drinks are included)
- entrance fees to the sites (except Castle of Racconigi)
- bus services according to the above program (parking included) – see the supplement
- all services not specified in the above program

This tour is also available to groups  arriving by flight,  including a local bus service.