PIEDMONT: FOOD, WINE & CULTURE
✦ 8 days/7 nights
✦ from April to November
✦ Accommodation: hotel 4*
✦ Truffle hunting & tasting
✦ Barolo experience: winery tour & tasting
✦ Cooking class experience
✦ Lake Maggiore and its beautiful Islands
✦ Turin: art & royal heritage
Day 1. Pick-up at Turin airport and transfer to your preferred hotel located in Langhe area. Dinner. Overnight at agriturismo/4*hotel in Langhe area.
Day 2. Breakfast. Meeting with the “trifolau” (truffle hunter) who will lead you through an authentic truffle hunting experience which will be followed by a truffle tasting. In the afternoon visit to a traditional winery and tasting of Barolo wine, “the wine of kings, the king of wine”. Dinner. Overnight at agriturismo/4*hotel in Langhe area.
Day 3. Breakfast. Passion, taste, culinary experience: in the morning you’ll experience an authentic hands-on cooking class that will take place in a very relaxing location nestled in the middle of the Piedmontese hills. Lunch based on your delicious “creations”. After lunch visit at one of the most important castles of Piedmont, the Castle of Grinzane Cavour. Dinner. Overnight at Overnight at agriturismo/4*hotel in Langhe area.
Day 4. Breakfast. Pick-up at your preferred accommodation in Langhe area and transfer to Turin, the first capital of Italy. Half-day walking tour through you will explore the great architectural works from the past and the present, the masterpieces from the Baroque and Liberty period. Overnight at hotel 4* in Turin.
Day 5. Breakfast. Day at Leisure. As alternative you can choose to have a day tour in the Vercellese area, where you’ll visit the the Principality of Lucedio, the first place were the Italian rice cultivation was born. Tasting of risotto. In the afternoon guided tour of Vercelli, city of art. Overnight at hotel 4* in Turin.
Day 6. Breakfast. Transfer to Lake Maggiore and guided tour of the enchanting Borromean Islands: Isola Madre, Isola dei Pescatori (Fishermen’s Island), with lunch at a traditional restaurant, and Isola Bella. Overnight at hotel 4* in Turin.
Day 7. Breakfast. Day at Leisure. As alternative you can choose to have a day trip to Milan, one of the most important Italian cities. You reach the city of Milan by train (or private transfer) and then you’ll spend the entire day around the city centre and the fascinating shopping streets Overnight at hotel 4* in Turin.
Day 8. Breakfast. Transfer to Turin airport. End of the services. “Arrivederci”.
Price per person
3 nights in agriturismo/4* hotel located in Langhe area (half-board service);
4 nights in 4* hotel located in Turin (b&b service);
Pick-up and drop off from/to Turin airport (days 1-8);
Private transfer by car/minivan + private truffle hunting experience & tasting (day 2);
Private transfer by car/minivan + private winery tour and tasting of Barolo (day 2);
Private transfer by car/minivan + cooking class + lunch (day 3);
Private transfer by car/minivan + Castle of Grinzane guided tour (day 3);
Private transfer by car/minivan to Turin + half-day guided tour of Turin city (day 4);
Private transfer by car/minivan + Borromeans Islands guided tour (day 6);
Single room on request;
Beverages during the meals;
Pick-up and drop off to Milan MXP airport: service available on request (additional charge will be quoted at the time of request);
Option available for day 5: Vercellese Plain guided tour. The price will be quoted at the time of request;
Option available for day 7: Milan;
Services not mentioned in the section “Services Included”;
Luxury accommodation/hotel on request;
The tour is available from April to November. Other months on request;
Pick-up and drop off to other airports are available. Prices on request at the time of booking;
If some of the attractions/suppliers mentioned above are not available they will be replaced by others of the same quality;
If lunch is not included we suggest to book the restaurants in advance;
The travel agency is not responsible for extra costs due to train delays/cancellation/strikes;
We reserve the right to change an itinerary after departure due to local circumstances or events outside of our control;
Booking: advanced booking is recommended;
Cancellation Policies: please, see Terms and Conditions.
I GO TRAVEL SNC, Via Monte Grappa 14, 13049, Tronzano Vercellese (Italy)
Phone: +39 3492660501 / +39 (0) 161 1681122
Period: April - May - June - July - Agust - September - October - November
Durata: 8 days / 7 nights