Type of tour: Private group tour
Number of travellers: minimum 10 / maximum 50 participants
Length of stay: 4 days/ 3 nights
Dates: SOLD OUT
- Wine and food experiences to taste the best products of Piedmont area: from the most iconic wines such as Barolo to delicious chocolate
- Discover the most beautiful palaces of the Savoia Royal family: Venaria Reale and its impressive gardens and the Castle of Barolo.
Day by day Itinerary
Day 1: Turin, walking city tour
Morning check in at hotel 4* in central Turin. In the afternoon meet our local guide for a walking guided tour of the city.
You will walk through the centre: Piazza Castello, political and administrative heart of the city, Palazzo Madama, Piazza San Carlo, the "Living Room of Turin" elegant and rich in "Historical cafés" and elegant shopping streets. Then Piazza Carignano, a beautiful Baroque square which hosts the homonymous theatre. During the city tour you will stop to fill your energy with the famous drink of Turin "The Bicerin".
Free time to hang around a little more before going back to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 2: Turin, full day excursion to the Langhe
In the morning proceed to Langhe area for a full day excursion.
Reach Barolo for a visit to one of the oldest winery of the area, where Barolo wine was first created. The tour will take you to the cellars and barrique room, where you will have the wine tasting, followed by a lunch with typical Piedmontese dishes that will delight your palates.
Stop in La Morra for admiring an incredible view from the panoramic square in the centre of the village.
Arrive in Alba for another winery visit and wine tasting. Free time at disposal to visit the town by your own before returning to Turin.
Alba is known as the city of the Cento Torri (Hundred Towers), which was built between the fourteenth and the fifteenth century. Today the ones of P.zza Risorgimento and Via Cavour are best kept. We will walk through the streets of Alba to admire elegant monuments starting from the Palazzo del Comune (the Town Hall), to continue on to via Cavour. This is one of the main arteries of the city historical centre, which maintains its medieval structure with porticoes rich in atmosphere. We finally arrive at the magnificent Cathedral in Piazza Risorgimento and its high bell tower.
Dinner at your leisure in Turin and overnight in Hotel.
Day 3: Turin, Venaria Reale Palace
After breakfast, transfer to the Real Palace of Venaria Reale – situated just few kilometres from Turin. Here you will have the chance to visit one of the most beautiful Royal Palaces of the Savoia family, together with its gardens who remind of Versailles – UNESCO Heritage from 1997.
Meeting with the guide for a 2 hours private visit of the Palace. At the end you wil have the time to explore the gardens by your own .
In the old city centre you can stop for lunch in one of the typical restaurant that serves local specialities (not included).
Return to Turin. Fee time to discover the Museum of Cinema, hosted in the famous Mole Antonelliana with the possibility to climb up to the pinnacle and admire the breathtaking view on the rooftops. Or pay a visit to Eataly (the first store to open in Italy!), a display of high-quality Italian food, following the culture of Slow Food.
Overnight in hotel.
Day 4: Turin, departure
Breakfast, check out.
PRICE PER PERSON:
Price per person in double room (based on min. 10/max. 50 participants)
The Tour Includes:
Private double room with en-suite bathroom in hotel 4* centrally located
- 3 nights in hotel 4* in Turin
Excursions with professional English speaking guide:
- Turin: walking city tour
- Venaria Reale: guided tour of the Palace, including entrance tickets
- Bicerin tasting
- Visit the cellars, wine tasting and lunch in Barolo
- Visit the cellars and wine tasting in Alba area
- Bus at disposal full day for the excursion to Langhe
- Bus at disposal half day for the visit to Venaria Reale Palace
The Tour does not Include:
- Flights to and from Country of Origin
- Transfer to and from from Milan where Convention will be held
- Local city taxes (to pay on the spot)
- Beverage and meals except where specifically indicated in the inclusion
- Tips and personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Everything not listed under item “the tour includes”
EXTRAS AND SUPPLEMENTS:
- Single room supplement - Euro 245,00
- Pre and post tour extensions
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