1 DAY ARRIVAL IN TURIN
Accomodation, dinner and overnight.
2 DAY TURIN
Breakfast and meet with your guide. Former capital of Italy, capital of Baroque, capital of innovation and architecture, the beauty of Turin can be caught by its unique monuments. The streets with it’s 24 Km arcades is part of the characteristic of the city. You will visit San Carlo Square with equestrian monument of Emanuele Filiberto, Carignano Palace with pink brick facade, Royal Palace of the Savoy family, Piazza Castello and the Cathedral with the Holy Shroud. Free lunch. In the afternoon, after a walk in the roman quadrilateral, you will reach your last stop, the Mole Antonelliana. It was built with the purpose of being a synangue, yet today it is the Museum of Cinema and the symbol of Turin. Dinner and overnight.
3 DAY RIVOLI CASTLE AND SACRA DI SAN MICHELE
Breakfast and full day dedicated to cultural and spiritual visits. The Caste of Rivoli is one of the most important symbols of the dynasty of Savoy family. The complex consists of two buildings: the Castle, in its aspect of XVIII century and the Manica Lunga, built in 1600, as a Pinakothek of Duce Carlo Emanuele I. The two buildings are separated in the atrium by columns and pillars, a project by Filippo Juvarra. The two buildings belong to two different times and this has been proven thanks the different characters. Nowaday the castle houses the Museum od Contemporary Art. Free lunch. In the afternoon visit to San Michele Church, benedictin building placed at the top of Mount Pirchirianot. The Sacra of San Michele is the symbol of Piedmont since 1994. Donner and overnight.
4 DAY VENARIA REALE AND SUPERGA
Breakfast and meeting with the guide. The Venaria Reale is a huge complex near Turin, with 80.000 squared meters of monumental Palace and 50 acres of gardens. It is a masterpiece of architecture and landscape, UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997 and opened to the public since 2007, after restoration. Free lunch. In the afternoon panoramic visit to Superga Hill with the Basilica designed by Juvarra. From here you will have a magnificient view of Turin. Inside the church, in the crypt, there are the graves of the Royal House of Savoy. Free time. Dinner and overnight.
5 DAY AOSTA VALLEY
Breakfast and departure to the small region Aosta Valley. We suggest the visit to Fenis Castle, one of the most famous because it consists of several towers, which make it an exceptional castle and give the visitors the impression of a fairytale castle. The visit goes on to Pont Saint Martin and Bard. Visit of the castle and the medieval village, whose 20 houses have been declared national monument. Return in the Hotel. Dinner and overnight.
6 DAY ALBA AND LANGHE
Breakfast and departure to Alba. Meeting with the local guide and visit of historical centre, San Lorenzo Cathedral and the church of Savoy family. Excursion to the land of Barolo wine and land of truffle: Langhe. Lunch in a farm with home cooking with tasting of wines and typical products. Visit of a hazelnut plantation with tasting of “Nocciola IGP Tonda delle Langhe”. Back to the Hotel. Dinner and overnight.
7 DAY ACQUI TERME
Brakfast and in the morning guided visit of Acqui Terme. Visit of the archeological remains of the roman aqueduct. The fountain “bollente” which produces about 75°C thermal water in the heart of town, the Dom of roman origins and St.Peter’s Basilica. Stop for a tasting of typical piedmontese cheese and why not of red wine Barolo. Back to the Hotel. Free time, dinner and overnight.
8 DAY DEPARTURE
1 DAY ARRIVAL IN TURIN