1° Day: ARRIVAL IN PIEDMONT
Bus trip to Piedmont. Hotel accommodation in the Alessandria area. Dinner and overnight.
2° Day: ALBA AND LANGHE
The starting point for the tour are the famous Langhe, beautiful rolling hills, dotted with wineries, farms, castles for wonderful experiences. In the morning visit of Alba, city of hundred towers and trading center of the truffle. In the afternoon we continue to discover the Piedmontese hazelnut. Visit of a Hazelnut Plantation with tasting session: "Nocciola IGP Tonda Gentile delle Langhe". Roasted Hazelnut, Hazelnut with chocolate (from October to March), sweets with hazelnut from own production. Dinner at the hotel and overnight.
3° Day: TORINO
Today visit of the capital of Piedmont - Turin. Founded by the Romans, it became in the 13th century with the Savoy family and their domination, the domain of Piedmont. The mixture of French and Italian (Lombard) architectural styles, both strict and kind, oppose even today the visitors. After half-day city tour time for a shopping promenade. Dinner at the hotel and overnight.
4° Day: ACQUI TERME
Breakfast and departure with the tour leader to Acqui Terme. Visit of the archeological remains of the roman Acquaduct. Afterwards city tour in Acqui Terme with the fountain “bollente” a thermal spring, which produces about 75°C thermal water in the heart of town. The hunger is satisfied during this intense day with a typical piedmontese cheese tasting. A glass of wine should not be missing! Return of the hotel for dinner and overnight.
5° Day: MONFERRATO
After breakfast trip to Desana, very important for its rice production. Visit to a rice plantation and at the end you get a lunch with a tradional "risotto" . Afternoon trip with the guide to Casale Monferrato. There are Cathedrals, Renaissance buildings and one of the most famous Synagogues in Europe. Return to the Hotel. Dinner and overnight.
6° Day: DEPARTURE
After breakfast departure for your home destination.
|Total price per person:|
from Euro 170,00 minimum 20 people
Total single supplement Euro 95,00
5 BB 3/4* Hotel in Alessandria/surroundings
- Total HB supplement Euro 80,00
Tasting of hazelnuts Euro 10,00
1 Full day guided tour in Alba and Langhe Euro 275,00
1 Hald day guided visit in Turin Euro 160,00
1 Half day guided visit in Acqui Terme Euro 170,00
Tasting of cheese and wine Euro 16,00
Risotto tasting Euro 18,00 (lunch)
1 Full day tour leader on the last day Euro 260,00