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Emotional tours - Barolo Express
Emotional tours
LANGHE MONFERRATO ROERO
uxury Travel Collection
wine & food
authentic experiences
UNESCO VINEYARD LANDSCAPES
LANGHE-ROERO and MONFERRATO
PIEMONTE - ITALY
I PAESAGGI VITIVINICOLI DI
Vineyard Landscapes of Piedmont
LANGHE-ROERO e MONFERRATO
PATRIMONIO MONDIALE DELL’UMANITÀ - UNESCO
UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
Are you ready to be seduced?
1° PAESAGGIO VITIVINICOLO ITALIANO
1st unesco VINEYARD LANDSCAPE IN ITALY
accoglienza autenticità tradizioni grandi vini alta cucina paesaggi emozioni
welcome authenticity traditions great wines haute cuisine scenery emotions
onde di straordinaria bellezza
waves of extraordinary beauty
eccezionale testimonianza di tradizione storica di coltivazione della vite e del vino
outstanding testimony to a long-standing vine & winegrowing tradition
UN PAESAGGIO UNICO AL MONDO
A UNIQUE LANDSCAPE IN THE WORLD
Emotional tours
in the Unesco
Vineyard Landscapes
of Langhe Monferrato Roero
Piedmont - Italy
Discover with us the Unesco hills of Langhe Monferrato Roero, Piedmont:
locally born and bred, full of enthusiasm and keen travellers ourselves, we
will help you create an unforgettable holiday, granting your wishes and
inspiring long-lasting memories.
Charming characteristic accommodations, local trattorias and Michelinstarred restaurants, high-level services, tailor-made itineraries... We design
each trip to let you live the most authentic travel experience, meeting
passionate wine makers and gourmet food producers, discovering the
unconventional features and hidden gems of these rolling hills dotted with
castles and vineyards, feeling and loving that special “something” which
permeates through Italian flavours, rhythms and style.
Your Personal Tour Designers
weekend TOURs - 3-4 DAYS / 2-3 NIGHTS
The Perfect Romantic Spring Getaway
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Alba TruffLe Festival in the Unesco hills
pag. 5
Women’s charming retreat
pag. 6
Grand Chefs & Great Wines Experience
pag. 7
shortbreaks - 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS
Emotional Wine Tour
Ascension Day, Pentecost, Spring & Summer Breaks
pag. 8
TruffLe, Wine & Cooking Experience
pag. 9
Italy, Piemonte: Cooking and Lifestyle
pag. 10
Outdoor Gourmet Holiday
pag. 11
Authentic Italian Holiday:
be “Piemontese” for a week
pag. 12
Piemonte and Cinque Terre:
a tasty Italian style holiday
pag. 13
Collisioni - the Agrirock Festival in Barolo
pag. 14
Unesco Vineyard Landscapes
and Terra Madre Salone del Gusto
pag. 15
Luxury Alba White TruffLe Festival
pag. 16
holiday tours - 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
events - 4-5 DAYS / 3-4 NIGHTS
INFO & BOOKINGS: tel. +39 0173 226555 - [email protected] - [email protected]
2
day TOURs - WITH MINIBUS AND GUIDE - Reservation: upon request
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DISCOVER THE unesco VINEYARD LANDSCAPES
WORLD HERITAGE SITE
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ALBA AND TRUFFLE EMOTION
pag. 17
ROERO: WINE CELLARS, VEGETABLE GARDENS
AND ORCHARDS
pag. 18
moscato sweet tour:
cooking and tasting emotions
pag. 18
ALTA LANGA: AUTHENTIC PLACES,
HAZELNUTS AND CHEESES
pag. 19
SLOW FOOD TOUR: FROM BRA TO POLLENZO
pag. 19
BARBERA TOUR:
FROM ASTI TO NIZZA MONFERRATO
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ASTI AND MONFERRATO:
TRADITIONS, FOOD & BARBERA WINE
pag. 20
barolo & barbaresco wine tasting tour
pag. 21
brachetto sense experience
pag. 21
Excursions... Emotions
Authentic Experience
pag. 22
trufffllfle tour
pag. 24
INFO & BOOKINGS: tel. +39 0173 226555 - [email protected] - [email protected]
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WEEKEND TOUR
The Perfect Romantic Spring Getaway
Treat yourself to a relaxing break in the wine&food valley
TOUR PROPOSAL 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS:
• 2 overnight stays in selected country and charming accommodation
facilities, breakfast with local products included
• 2 dinners in characteristic and selected restaurants
• 1 admission to an impressive castle (Grinzane Cavour or Barolo) or to the
panoramic tower in Barbaresco
• 1 visit to a local wine cellar with tasting
• Suggested panoramic itineraries
DAY 3
After breakfast and check-out, departure to discover the Barolo wine region, the
King of Wines and Wine of Kings, with a panoramic tour through La Morra,
Barolo, Monforte and Serralunga d’Alba.
Great wine experience with a passionate wine maker: visit to the wine cellar,
with tasting.
Visit to a prestigious castle (such as the Grinzane Cavour Castle, one of the
symbols of Langhe hills, or Barolo Castle with the Wine Museum) or to the tower
of Barbaresco with the panoramic terrace overlooking the Langhe and Roero hills
and the Alps.
Departure.
DAY 1
Arrival and check-in in the selected accommodation facility in the Unesco
hills of Langhe, Monferrato, Roero. Free time and dinner in a characteristic
Agriturismo. Overnight stay.
DAY 2
After breakfast, free stroll in Alba, the capital of the Langhe hills, with its numerous
Romanesque churches, Liberty buildings and elegant boutiques, in a relaxing and
charming atmosphere.
Free time for lunch and shopping, and to sip an Italian aperitif seated in one of the
many wine bars with outside seating.
Dinner in a characteristic Agriturismo. Overnight stay.
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WEEKEND TOUR
Alba Truffle Festival in the Unesco hills
Why is it so prestigious? Why is its scent so evocative?
Discover the uniqueness of the finest Truffle at the International Fair
TOUR PROPOSAL 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS:
• 2 nights in a double room in a selected accommodation facility, buffet
breakfast included
• 1 dinner in a characteristic restaurant
• 1 visit to a Barbaresco winery with tasting
• 1 visit to a small cheese producer in the Alta Langa with tasting
• 1 local cookery course in a homely setting with professional chef and
equipment, preparing a complete traditional set menu and followed by dinner
with the dishes prepared
• Visit of a small local factory producing Truffle delicacies with tasting
• 1 Truffle hunting excursion in the woods with the “Trifolau” and his dog
• 1 admission to the Truffle Market in Alba - International Alba White
Truffle Fair
• 1 guided visit to Alba town centre
DAY 2
After a rich breakfast, visit to a well-known wine cellar with tasting.
Transfer to Alta Langa, where the landscape becomes wilder and the vineyards
make way for woods, fields and hazelnut groves. Visit to a small traditional
cheese producer: pasture, sheepfold, milking room, cheese making process,
ageing. Tasting lunch with the cheese maker.
In the afternoon, simulated Truffle Hunting Excursion in the woods, with a
“Trifolau” Truffle hunter and his dog; then visit of a local factory producing
Truffle specialties with tasting.
Dinner in a selected characteristic restaurant.
Overnight stay.
DAY 3
After breakfast and check-out, meeting with the guide in Alba, the “Capital”
of Langhe hills, for a guided visit to the historical centre among medieval
towers, Liberty buildings, elegant boutiques and historical cafés. The city hosts
the International Alba White Truffle Fair with the Truffle Market, where the
Truffle Hunters sell their precious underground mushrooms certified by a quality
commission.
Departure.
DAY 1
Arrival in the Unesco hills in the afternoon, check-in at the chosen accommodation
facility.
Local cookery course in the homely setting: preparation of a traditional menu to
discover the roots of our local food & wine culture, picking up some of the secrets
behind the flavours and ingredients from an expert cook and dinner with the
dishes prepared.
Overnight stay.
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WEEKEND TOUR
Women’s charming retreat
A weekend to relax with a small group of women is more fun and less stressful
TOUR PROPOSAL 3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS:
• 2 overnight stays in selected country and charming accommodation
facilities, breakfast with local products included
• 2 dinners in characteristic restaurants
• 1 visit to a well-known wine cellar in the Barolo growing area and
following picnic lunch with local food and paired wines in the vineyards
• 1 chocolate tasting in an elegant pastry shop
• 1 visit to a scent laboratory
• 1 admission to an elegant wellness centre
DAY 3
After breakfast, discover the atmosphere of the historic village of Cherasco for
original experiences: discover scents of the ancient flavours with an expert
and stop off in an historic patisserie in a refined atmosphere of days gone by with
tasting of strictly choice chocolate.
Close the trip with some quality shopping in Alba, the capital of the Langhe hills:
stroll among medieval towers, Liberty buildings, elegant boutiques and historical
cafés.
Departure.
DAY 1
Arrival and check-in in the selected accommodation facility in the Unesco
hills of Langhe, Monferrato, Roero.
Dinner in a characteristic restaurant . Overnight stay.
DAY 2
After breakfast, a stroll in the centre of Barolo is suggested, with possibility to visit
the Wine Museum - WiMu, hosted in the Marchesi Falletti Castle.
Guided visit to a family run wine cellar and picnic amidst the vineyards.
In the afternoon, pamper yourself in an elegant wellness centre and indulge in a
relaxing atmosphere.
Dinner in a characteristic restaurant. Overnight stay.
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WEEKEND TOUR
Grand Chefs & Great Wines Experience
The great local Chefs, their sublime culinary art, small details for lovers of luxury
TOUR PROPOSAL 4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS:
• 3 overnight stays in charming or luxury hotels, breakfast with local
products included
• 3 dinners in prestigious Michelin-starred restaurants
• 1 cooking class with a famous Michelin-starred chef, with final tasting
• 2 visits to well-known wine cellars with tasting
DAY 3
After breakfast, a special occasion is waiting for you: a highly prized Michelinstarred chef will lead you in his kitchen on a discovery of the roots of our
local food & wine culture, picking up some of the secrets behind the flavours and
ingredients, alongside magical ways of combining them to create the unique dishes.
Tasting with the dishes prepared.
Departure to discover the Barbaresco wine region, with suggested panoramic
stops in Neive, one of the “Best Villages of Italy”, and Barbaresco with its
panoramic tower.
Guided visit to a well-known family-run wine cellar, with tasting.
Dinner in one of the most refined Michelin-starred restaurants in the area.
Overnight stay.
DAY 1
Arrival and check-in in the selected accommodation facility in the Unesco
hills of Langhe, Monferrato, Roero.
Dinner in one of the most refined Michelin-starred restaurants in the area.
Overnight stay.
DAY 4
After breakfast and check-out, free time and departure.
DAY 2
After breakfast, departure to discover the Barolo wine region, with a panoramic
tour through La Morra, Barolo, Monforte and Serralunga d’Alba.
Great wine experience with a passionate wine maker: guided visit to the wellknown wine cellar, with walk in the vineyards, explaining about wine production,
tasting of wines with hints at the sensorial analysis: smells, flavours, colours… A full
immersion in this fascinating world to understand the hard work and the passion.
Dinner in one of the most refined Michelin-starred restaurants in the area.
Overnight stay.
This proposal can be combined, on request, with a day dedicated to Golf
on an 18-hole course.
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SHORT BREAK
Emotional Wine Tour
Ascension Day, Pentecost, Spring & Summer Breaks
Wine is the soul of our land, the culture that has made these landscapes a World Heritage Site
TOUR PROPOSAL 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS:
• 4 overnight stays in selected country and charming accommodation
facilities, breakfast with local products included
• 3 guided tours of authentic, prestigious wine cellars meeting the
producers, talk with them about their work and passion, taste and appreciate
Barolo, Barbaresco and Asti Spumante wines
• 1 visit to the impressive Grinzane Cavour Castle, Unesco World
Heritage site
• 1 visit to the innovative Wine Museum WiMu, in the Barolo Castle
• 1 dinner in a characteristic Agriturismo
• 1 dinner in an elegant restaurant
DAY 3
Breakfast and departure to discover the Barbaresco wine region: visit to a
family-run and well-known Barbaresco wine cellar and admission to the
tower of Barbaresco with its panoramic terrace.
The tour goes on towards Neive, one of the “Best Villages of Italy”, on the way to
the Monferrato area. Guided visit to an “Underground Cathedral”, Unesco
Site, with tasting of Spumante sparkling wine.
Overnight stay.
DAY 4
After breakfast, morning dedicated to Alba, the capital of the Truffle and the
Langhe hills, among churches, Liberty buildings and elegant food&wine shops and
boutiques.
In the afternoon, visit to the amazing castle of Grinzane Cavour, Unesco
Site.
Dinner in an elegant restaurant. Overnight stay.
DAY 1
Arrival and check-in in the selected accommodation facility.
Free time and dinner in a characteristic Agriturismo.
Overnight stay.
DAY 2
After breakfast, departure to discover the Barolo wine region, with a panoramic
tour through La Morra, Barolo, Monforte and Serralunga d’Alba.
Guided visit to a well-known wine cellar, from the vineyards to the cellar,
with tasting.
Visit to the Barolo Wine Museum - WiMu, set in Barolo Falletti Castle.
Overnight stay.
DAY 5
After breakfast and check-out, free time and departure.
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SHORT BREAK
Truffle, Wine & Cooking Experience
The many seductive flavours of the noblest Truffle and the prismatic emotion of a Great Wine
TOUR PROPOSAL 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS:
Great afternoon wine experience with a passionate wine maker: a full
immersion in this fascinating world to understand the hard work and passion for the
land. Overnight stay.
• 4 overnight stays in selected country and charming accommodation
facilities, breakfast with local products included
• 1 cooking class, to learn the secrets of our grandmas’ recipes with final
tasting
• 1 Country Experience visiting a small local farmer producing the best
hazelnut in the world Nocciola Piemonte IGP or the excellent Alta Langa
cheese with tasting
• 1 Wine Experience to spend an afternoon with a wine producer,
understanding the hard work and passion that goes into a constant pursuit of
perfection
• 1 exciting Truffle hunting excursion with the “trifolau” (truffle hunter) and his
dog, discovering the magic, aromas and sounds of the wood
• 1 dinner in a characteristic Agriturismo
• 1 dinner in an elegant restaurant
DAY 3
After breakfast, it is time for a “Hands-on” cooking class to discover the roots of
our local food & wine culture, in a homely setting in a panoramic location on the hills
and lunch with the dishes prepared.
In the afternoon, outing in the woods for an exciting excursion looking for the
prestigious Alba White Truffle with the truffle-hunter and his dog.
Overnight stay.
DAY 4
After breakfast, departure to the Alta Langa Region: visit to a farm producing
the Nocciola Piemonte IGP: from hazelnut grove to the production of hazelnut
cream, learning some of the secrets of so intense and lingering a flavour.
Alternatively, visit to a small traditional cheese producer: pasture, sheepfold,
milking room, cheese-making process, ageing and tasting.
In the afternoon, free stroll in Alba, the capital of the Langhe hills, for a walk among
the medieval monuments and food&wine places. Dinner in an elegant restaurant.
Overnight stay.
DAY 1
Arrival and check-in in the selected accommodation facility in the Unesco
hills of Langhe, Monferrato, Roero. Free time and dinner in a characteristic
Agriturismo. Overnight stay.
DAY 2
After breakfast, departure to discover the Barolo wine region, with a panoramic
tour through La Morra, Barolo, Monforte and Serralunga d’Alba.
DAY 5
After breakfast and check-out, free time and departure.
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holiday TOUR
Italy, Piemonte: Cooking and Lifestyle
The secrets of Piedmontese cooking and the Dolce Vita of our hills, while enjoying a glass of wine and small luxuries
TOUR PROPOSAL 7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS:
• 6 overnight stays in selected country and charming accommodation
facilities, breakfast with local products included
• 1 cooking class “from the Market to the Table”, choosing the ingredients
at the colourful street market to prepare a traditional menu with a final tasting
• 1 “Hands On” cooking class to learn the secrets and the recipe of the
original Italian pizza, with final tasting
• 1 cooking class with a famous Michelin-starred chef, with final tasting
• 1 relaxing day in an elegant Spa
• 1 shopping morning with a personal shopper
• 1 visit to a well-known wine cellar with tasting
• 1 tasting of fine chocolates in a historical pastry shop
• 1 aperif to be savoured relaxed on a panoramic terrace overlooking
vineyards
• 1 dinner in a characteristic Agriturismo
• 1 dinner in an elegant restaurant
DAY 3
After breakfast, it is time for a cooking class “From the Market to the Table”:
a whole day, starting at the market to buy the best products of the earth and then in
the kitchen to learn how to cook tasty typical recipes and dinner with the dishes
prepared. Overnight stay.
DAY 4
After breakfast, take a stroll in Alba, the capital of the Truffle and the Langhe
hills with a personal shopper around the weekly market and the selected
shops. In the afternoon, a Michelin-starred chef will lead you in his kitchen
to discover the secrets of his fine recipes. Dinner with the dishes prepared.
Overnight stay.
DAY 5
After breakfast, pamper yourself in an elegant wellness centre. In the afternoon
visit an original, historic patisserie with the refined atmosphere of days gone
by and tasting of strictly choice chocolate. Sip an Italian aperitif seated on
a panoramic terrace overlooking the vineyards and then dinner in an elegant
restaurant. Overnight stay.
DAY 1
Arrival and check-in in the selected accommodation facility in the Unesco
hills of Langhe, Monferrato, Roero. Dinner in a characteristic Agriturismo.
Overnight stay.
DAY 6
After breakfast, indulge in driving in the area to discover the small villages and
towns and then… Pizza time! Challenge yourself with a true “pizzaiolo”.
Overnight stay.
DAY 2
After breakfast, discover the Barolo wine region through La Morra, Barolo,
Monforte and Serralunga d’Alba. Wine tasting with a passionate wine
maker in a well-known wine cellar. Overnight stay.
DAY 7
After breakfast and check-out, free time and departure.
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holiday TOUR
Outdoor Gourmet Holiday
On the Taste Trails of Piemonte, savouring vineyard amphitheatres and local delicacies along the way
TOUR PROPOSAL 7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS:
• 6 overnight stays in selected country and charming accommodation
facilities, breakfast with local products included
• 2 days hiking or on fast e-bikes with a nature guide
• 1 Country Experience day to visit small local farmers producing the best
Hazelnut in the world Nocciola Piemonte IGP and the excellent Alta
Langa cheese, with tasting
• 1 visit to a well-known wine cellar, with a picnic lunch in the vineyards
• 1 cooking class, to learn the secrets of our grandmas’ recipes with final
lunch
• 1 lunch in a characteristic tavern
• 1 dinner in an Agriturismo
• 1 dinner in an elegant restaurant
DAY 3
After breakfast, departure for Alta Langa: visit to a farm producing Nocciola
Piemonte IGP - the best hazelnut in the world according to scientific tests thanks to its
tasting properties and then visit to a small traditional cheese producer: pasture,
sheepfold, milking room, cheese-making process. Tasting with typical products
and cheeses. In the afternoon, free time for a walk amidst nature. Overnight stay.
DAY 1
Arrival and check-in in the selected accommodation facility in the Unesco
hills of Langhe, Monferrato, Roero. Dinner in a characteristic Agriturismo.
Overnight stay.
DAY 5
After breakfast, it is time for a “Hands-on” cooking class to learn the secrets of
grandmas’ recipes, in a panoramic location on the hills. Lunch with the dishes
prepared. Overnight stay.
DAY 2
After breakfast, meeting with the English speaking nature guide and departure
for the Barolo wine area, among gentle hills, green vineyards, towers and castles.
Visit to a family-run Barolo wine cellar and picnic lunch, overlooking the vineyard
landscapes. Overnight stay.
DAY 6
After breakfast, meeting with the English speaking nature guide and departure
for a day of hiking in the Roero hills, among vineyards, orchards and vegetable
gardens with lunch in a characteristic tavern. Overnight stay.
DAY 4
After breakfast, free visit of the city centre of Alba, the capital of the Langhe hills and
then departure for the Barbaresco wine area, through the town of Barbaresco and
the characteristic old village of Neive.
Dinner in a selected elegant restaurant. Overnight stay.
DAY 7
After breakfast and check-out, free time and departure.
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holiday TOUR
Authentic Italian Holiday:
be “Piemontese” for a week
Traditions, flavours, rhythms and Italian lifestyle
TOUR PROPOSAL 7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS:
• 6 overnight stays in selected country and charming accommodation
facilities, breakfast with local products included
• 2 lessons of Italian language and lifestyle, to learn enough to converse
with locals and experience the Dolce Vita
• 1 cooking class “from the Market to the Table”, with final tasting
• 1 Country Experience visiting a small local farmer producing the best
hazelnut in the world Nocciola Piemonte IGP or the excellent Alta Langa
cheese
• 1 “merenda sinoira” in Piedmontese style: a glass of wine at sunset with
tasting of local products
DAY 4
After breakfast, departure to the Alta Langa hills and experience a holiday as a
genuine “Langhetto” together with a local farming family, with people who
have lived the history of these authentic lands. Going to the market, taking the flock
to pasture, gathering in the produce grown in the vegetable garden, looking after
the farm animals and preparing lunch, just like every day, sharing the daily life of the
people of the Langa. Overnight stay.
DAY 5
After breakfast, second lesson on the Italian language, indulging in the Italian
lifestyle as lived by the locals. Free time to enjoy the villages and the landscapes.
Overnight stay.
DAY 1
Arrival and check-in in the selected accommodation facility in the Unesco
hills of Langhe, Monferrato, Roero. Overnight stay.
DAY 6
After breakfast, suggested tour to discover the Barolo wine region, through
La Morra, Barolo, Monforte and Serralunga d’Alba. In the afternoon, stroll
in Alba, capital of Langhe hills before enjoying a typical “merenda sinoira”,
in Piedmontese style: a glass of wine at sunset with tasting of local products
overlooking the vineyards. Overnight stay.
DAY 2
After breakfast, first Italian language course lesson - the lessons will be
integrated with excursions to learn interesting aspects of the local culture, to become
able to converse with locals. Overnight stay.
DAY 7
After breakfast and check-out, departure.
DAY 3
After breakfast, cooking class “From the Market to the Table”: starting at the
market to buy the best products of the earth and then in the kitchen to learn how to
cook tasty typical recipes. Dinner with the dishes prepared. Overnight stay.
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holiday TOUR
Piemonte and Cinque Terre:
a tasty Italian style holiday
The best of Italy from Piemonte to the Italian Riviera: food&wine cooking holidays
TOUR PROPOSAL 7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS:
• 3 overnight stays in a selected accommodation facility in Piemonte,
breakfast with local products included
• 3 overnight stays in a charming accommodation in Italian Riviera
• 1 lunch in a characteristic tavern
• 3 dinners in selected characteristic restaurants
• 1 local cooking class preparing a complete traditional set menu and
following dinner
• 1 visit to a well-known wine cellar in Barolo hills with tasting
• 1 visit to a small cheese producer with tasting
• 1 visit to a small farm producing Nocciola Piemonte IGP with tasting
• 1 visit to the magical Grinzane Cavour Castle, Unesco Site
• 1 visit to a Cinque Terre local wine producer with tasting
• 1 “Pesto” demonstration in Portofino with tasting
• Professional English-speaking guide as per program
• Private transfers and tickets as per program
DAY 3
After breakfast, meeting with the local private guide and driver to discover the
Alta Langa hills: visit to a small cheese producer with tasting and then visit to
a small farm producing hazelnuts.
Lunch in a characteristic tavern.
Cooking class “Langhe Grandmas’ recipes” with final tasting dinner.
Overnight stay.
DAY 4
After breakfast, check-out. Transfer to the Italian Riviera with private driver.
Along the way stop for a walk around the pretty town of Camogli. In the evening,
dinner in a selected typical restaurant. Overnight stay.
DAY 5
After breakfast, meeting with the local private guide and departure via train for
Cinque Terre. Visit of the two iconic villages of Manarola and Vernazza. Visit to
a local wine producer with tasting. Overnight stay.
DAY 1
Pick-up at Milan Airport and transfer with private car and driver to Langhe
Monferrato Roero hills.
Transfer for dinner in a characteristic restaurant. Overnight stay.
DAY 6
After breakfast, meeting with the local private guide and departure via train for
a tour of the picturesque villages of Santa Margherita and Portofino. Meeting
with an expert local cook to learn to prepare the famous “pesto” sauce.
Overnight stay.
DAY 2
After breakfast, meeting with the local private guide and driver to discover
Barolo wine hills: visit to a prestigious Barolo wine cellar with tasting and
then to the Grinzane Cavour Castle with its Museum and the Regional Enoteca.
In the afternoon, shopping walking tour in Alba, the capital of the
White Truffle, among medieval monuments, elegant fashion boutiques and
food&wine shops. Dinner in a characteristic restaurant. Overnight stay.
DAY 7
After breakfast, check-out and departure.
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EVENTS
Collisioni - the Agrirock Festival in Barolo
A music weekend on the Unesco wine hills, with Elton John, Marco Mengoni and Mika, 15th - 18th July 2016
TOUR PROPOSAL 4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS:
• 3 overnight stays in selected country and charming accommodation
facilities, breakfast with local products included
• 1 dinner in a characteristic restaurant
• 1 visit to a well-known wine cellar in Barolo area, with tasting
• 1 chocolate tasting in an elegant pastry shop
• 1 visit to the Grinzane Cavour Castle
DAY 2 – SATURDAY, JULY 16th
After breakfast, a panoramic tour in Barolo hills is suggested, discovering the
hidden corners and the charming shops of local products, and enjoying the Unesco
vineyard landscapes.
Visit to a family run wine cellar with tasting.
Visit to an original, historic patisserie with the refined atmosphere of days gone
by, with tasting of strictly choice chocolate.
Dinner in a characteristic restaurant or second night at Collisioni - AgriRock
Festival: Marco Mengoni (tickets not included). Overnight stay.
DAY 1 – FRIDAY, JULY15th
Arrival and check-in in the selected accommodation facility in the Unesco
hills of Langhe, Monferrato, Roero.
First concert at Collisioni - AgriRock Festival in the amazing atmosphere of
Barolo, in the shadow of the suggestive Castle: Sir Elton John and his band (tickets
not included).
Overnight stay.
DAY 3 – SUNDAY, JULY 17th
After breakfast, free time for a shopping tour in Alba, the capital of the Langhe
hills: stroll among medieval monuments, elegant boutiques and historical cafés. Visit
to the Grinzane Cavour castle, one of the most representative manors in the area.
Second day at Collisioni - AgriRock Festival in Barolo: Mika (tickets not
included).
DAY 4 – MONDAY, JULY 18th
After breakfast and check-out, departure.
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EVENTS
Unesco Vineyard Landscapes
and Terra Madre Salone del Gusto
Come and discover the best of food & wine from all over the world, 22nd - 26th September 2016
TOUR PROPOSAL 4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS:
• 3 overnight stays in selected country and charming accommodation
facilities, breakfast with local products included
• 2 dinners in characteristic restaurants with Slow Food Presidia tasting
• 1 visit to a well-known wine cellar in Barolo area with tasting
• 1 visit to a family-run wine cellar in Barbaresco area with tasting
• 1 visit to the Grinzane Cavour Castle
DAY 3
After breakfast, day at leisure in Turin to enjoy the Terra Madre Salone del
Gusto by Slow Food:
The philosophy of good, clean and fair food, which involves the Slow Food and
Terra Madre worldwide network, belongs to everyone and should be enjoyed by
the broadest possible spectrum of public. This year the successful event will take
place in the most beautiful and prestigious sites in the city: Parco del Valentino,
Palazzo Reale, Teatro Carignano, Circolo dei Lettori and Reggia di Venaria are
just some of the venues where food producers from all over the world will display
their products.
Overnight stay.
DAY 1
Arrival and check-in in the selected accommodation facility in the Unesco
hills of Langhe, Monferrato, Roero.
Dinner in a characteristic restaurant. Overnight stay.
DAY 4
After breakfast, check-out and departure for a panoramic tour in the hills of
Barbaresco is suggested, discovering Neive, one of the “Best villages of Italy”
and Barbaresco, with his panoramic tower.
Visit to a family run wine cellar and tasting.
Departure.
DAY 2
After breakfast, a panoramic tour in the hills of Barolo wine is suggested,
discovering the hidden corners and charming shops of local products, and enjoying
the World Heritage vineyard landscapes.
Visit to the Grinzane Cavour castle, one of the most representative manors in the
area, where the history of the Italian nation blends with the development of wine
production.
Guided visit to a well-known wine cellar with tasting.
Free time for shopping in Alba, the capital of the Langhe hills: stroll among
medieval towers, Liberty buildings, elegant boutiques and historical cafés.
Alternatively walking tour in Bra the city where Slow Food movement was born.
Dinner in a characteristic restaurant. Overnight stay.
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EVENTS
Luxury Alba White Truffle Festival
A charming trip to relax and enjoy great wines and the precious Alba White Truffle
October and November 2016
TOUR PROPOSAL 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS:
Departure for Alba, to visit the International Alba White Truffle Fair with the
Truffle Market (only on Saturdays and Sundays), where the “Trifolau” (truffle
hunters) sell their precious “jewels”. Stroll in the historical centre, among elegant
boutiques, medieval monuments and historical cafés.
Dinner in an elegant restaurant. Overnight stay.
• 4 nights in a selected deluxe / charming hotel, breakfast and daily free
access to the Spa included
• 2 lunches in selected elegant restaurants
• 1 lunch in a characteristic country Agriturismo with Truffle tasting
• 1 lunch and 1 dinner in Michelin-starred restaurants
• 3 dinners in selected elegant restaurants
• 4 visits to highly prized local wineries in Barolo, Barbaresco, Roero
and Asti Spumante areas, with wine tasting
• Alba White Truffle hunting excursion with a selected truffle-hunter and his
dog
• Admission to the Truffle Market in Alba - International Alba White Truffle
Fair
• Admission and guided visit to the prestigious Grinzane Cavour Castle
DAY 3
After breakfast, departure for an exciting Truffle hunting excursion looking for
the prestigious Alba White Truffle with the truffle-hunter and his dog.
Lunch in a characteristic Agriturismo with Truffle tasting.
In the afternoon, guided visit to the impressive medieval castle in Grinzane
Cavour, one of the symbols of Langhe hills, where the exclusive “World Alba
White Truffle Charity Auction” takes place every year in November.
Dinner in an elegant restaurant. Overnight stay.
DAY 1
Arrival in Langhe Monferrato Roero hills and check-in in a deluxe / charming
hotel, lunch in the inner elegant restaurant. Guided visit to an “Underground
Cathedral”, Unesco Site, with tasting of Asti Spumante sparkling wine.
Dinner in an elegant restaurant. Overnight stay.
DAY 4
After breakfast, departure for the Roero area to enjoy a wine experience in a
picturesque cellar. Lunch in a charming restaurant. In the afternoon, departure
for Alba for shopping time!
For the last evening, dinner in an exclusive Michelin-starred restaurant.
Overnight stay.
DAY 2
After breakfast, the day begins visiting the Barbaresco wine area: visit of a
well-known cellar, with tasting. Lunch in a panoramic Michelin-starred
restaurant. Departure for the Barolo wine area. Visit to an historical Barolo
cellar, to meet the fascinating world of the Barolo wine production with wine
tasting.
DAY 5
After breakfast and check-out, departure.
16
day tour
DISCOVER THE UNESCO VINEYARD
LANDSCAPES WORLD HERITAGE SITE
ALBA AND
TRUFFLE EMOTION
✥ 10 a.m. Departure from Alba - “Il Salotto del Turista”, Piazza San Paolo
✥ 10.30 a.m. Visit to the Grinzane Cavour Castle, Unesco site
✥ 11.30 a.m. Panoramic tour of the hills of Barolo wine, through La Morra,
Monforte and Barolo
✥ 12.30 p.m. Lunch in a typical-style restaurant
✥ 3 p.m. Visit to a historical Barolo wine cellar, with tasting
✥ 4 p.m. The tour goes on towards the hills of Barbaresco
✥ 5 p.m. Arrival in Canelli and visit to an Underground Cathedral, Unesco site,
with tasting
✥ 6 p.m. Return to Alba
✥ 7 p.m. End of the tour
✥ 10.30 a.m. Walking tour of Alba, discovering the historic town centre and the best
typical products shops
✥ 1 p.m. Lunch in a typical-style restaurant
✥ 3.30 p.m. Simulated Truffle hunting, in the wood with the “Trifolau” and his
dog
✥ 5 p.m. Visit to an estate specialized in Truffles, with small tasting
✥ 6 p.m. Return to Alba
✥ 6.30 p.m. End of the tour
With Vip Service from 2 to 5 people (price upon request - [email protected])
With Vip Service from 2 to 5 people (price upon request - [email protected])
with minibus and guide - reservation upon request
17
day tour
ROERO: WINE CELLARS, VEGETABLE
GARDENS AND ORCHARDS
moscato sweet tour: cooking
and tasting emotions
✥ 10 a.m. Departure from Alba - “Il Salotto del Turista”, Piazza San Paolo
✥ 10.30 a.m. Trekking among the Rocche of Roero, discovering vegetable
gardens, orchards, Chestnut trees and Honey trails
✥ 12.30 p.m. Lunch in a typical-style restaurant, with tasting of Roero fruits
✥ 3.30 p.m. Visit to a “crutin”, picturesque underground cellar dug into the tufa
✥ 5 p.m. Stop-off at the Roero Regional Enoteca in Canale for an aperitif/tasting
of Roero wines
✥ 5.45 p.m. Return to Alba
✥ 6 p.m. End of the tour
✥ 10 a.m. Departure from Alba - “Il Salotto del Turista”, Piazza San Paolo towards the
hills of Moscato
✥ 10.30 a.m. Arrival to Mango. Stop-off at Moscato Regional Enoteca with
“Country Cooking School” demonstration, to discover the typical recipes, with
tasting of Moscato d’Asti DOCG
✥ 12.30 p.m. Lunch in a typical-style restaurant
✥ 3.30 p.m. Visit to an old stone mill, producing organic flours
✥ 4.30 p.m. Visit to a Moscato wine cellar with tasting or, alternatively, gourmand
break in a pastry shop with tasting of local delicacies and Moscato
✥ 6 p.m. Return to Alba
✥ 6.45 p.m. End of the tour
With Vip Service from 2 to 5 people (price upon request - [email protected])
With Vip Service from 2 to 5 people (price upon request - [email protected])
with minibus and guide - reservation upon request
18
day tour
ALTA LANGA: AUTHENTIC PLACES,
HAZELNUTS AND CHEESES
SLOW FOOD TOUR:
FROM BRA TO POLLENZO
✥ 10 a.m. Departure from Alba - “Il Salotto del Turista”, Piazza San Paolo
✥ 10.30 a.m. Visit to a small farm producing hazelnut Nocciola Piemonte IGP,
with tasting
✥ 12 a.m. Walk in a lovely village in Alta Langa area
✥ 1 p.m. Lunch in a typical tavern, discovering grandmas’ recipes
✥ 4 p.m. Visit to a small farm producing biological cheese made from Alta Langa
sheep and goat’s milk, with tasting
✥ 5 p.m. Return to Alba
✥ 6 p.m. End of the tour
✥ 10 a.m. Departure from Alba - “Il Salotto del Turista”, Piazza San Paolo/Bra, in front of the
Train Station
✥ 10.30 a.m. Visit to Bra old town centre and stop-off at a historical café
✥ 1 p.m. Lunch with Slow Food Presidia tasting
✥ 3 p.m. Visit to the Wine Bank with an introduction to the Slow Food philosophy
✥ 4 p.m. Guided tour through the historic centre of the Estate of Pollenzo,
Unesco Site
✥ 5.30 p.m. Return to Alba/Bra
✥ 6 p.m. End of the tour
With Vip Service from 2 to 5 people (price upon request - [email protected])
With Vip Service from 2 to 5 people (price upon request - [email protected])
with minibus and guide - reservation upon request
19
day tour
BARBERA TOUR: FROM ASTI TO NIZZA
MONFERRATO
ASTI AND MONFERRATO: TRADITIONS,
FOOD & BARBERA WINE
✥ 10 a.m. Departure from Alba/Asti
✥ 10.40 a.m. Guided tour of Asti old town, among Baroque, Medieval and Romanic
monuments and nice shops
✥ 12 a.m. Transfer to Nizza Monferrato and stop-off at the Regional Enoteca
✥ 1 p.m. Lunch in a typical-style restaurant with Barbera Wine Tasting Experience
✥ 3.30 p.m. Visit to the fascinating Bersano Museum, discovering country life and the
tools used by farmers in vineyards, wine cellars and farmyards
✥ 4.30 p.m. Walking in the vineyards and visit to a Barbera wine cellar, with
tasting
✥ 6 p.m. Return to Alba/Asti
✥ 6.45 p.m. End of the tour
✥ 10 a.m. Departure from Alba/Asti
✥ 10.40 a.m. Guided tour of Asti old town, among Baroque, Medieval and Romanic
monuments and nice shops
✥ 11.30 a.m. Visit to a sartorial showroom that creates the Medieval costumes
for the traditional Palio
✥ 12.30 p.m. Lunch in a typical-style restaurant in the city centre, wines included
✥ 3.30 p.m. Visit to ICIF, the Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners in Costigliole
d’Asti
✥ 5 p.m. Visit to a Barbera wine cellar, with tasting
✥ 6 p.m. Return to Alba/Asti
✥ 6.45 p.m. End of the tour
With Vip Service from 2 to 5 people (price upon request - [email protected])
With Vip Service from 2 to 5 people (price upon request - [email protected])
“My name is Barbera and I have a story to tell”
with minibus and guide - reservation upon request
20
day tour
BAROLO & BARBARESCO
WINE TASTING TOUR
brachetto sense experience
✥ 10 a.m. Departure from Alba - “Il Salotto del Turista”, Piazza San Paolo
✥ 10.30 a.m. Visit to the WiMu Wine Museum in Barolo Castle and stop-off at
Barolo Regional Enoteca
✥ 11.30 a.m. Visit to a Barolo wine cellar, with tasting
✥ 1.00 p.m. Lunch in a typical-style restaurant
✥ 2.30 p.m. The tour goes on towards Barbaresco hills
✥ 3 p.m. Walk in the historic centre of Barbaresco, with stop-off at the Regional
Enoteca
✥ 3.45 p.m. Transfer to Neive, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy
✥ 4.30 p.m. Visit to a Barbaresco wine cellar, with tasting
✥ 5.30 p.m. Return to Alba
✥ 6 p.m. End of the tour
✥ 10 a.m. Departure from Alba/Asti/Canelli or place to be arranged, to reach the
Wine Route through Brachetto d’Acqui and Moscato d’Asti vineyards.
Arrival to Acqui Terme, Roman spa town and guided tour to the historical centre
✥ 1 p.m. Lunch in a typical-style restaurant, tasting Monferrato traditional specialties,
such as the “Robiola di Roccaverano” cheese and the Brachetto DOCG
aromatic wine
✥ 4 p.m. Visit to a Brachetto wine cellar, with tasting
✥ 5.30 p.m. Return to Alba/Asti/Canelli
✥ 6.30 p.m. End of the tour
With Vip Service from 2 to 5 people (price upon request - [email protected])
With Vip Service from 2 to 5 people (price upon request - [email protected])
Amidst Art, History, Wellness & Great Food
with minibus and guide - reservation upon request
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Make your holiday
R
HANDS-ON
COOKING CLASS
COOKING CLASS
FROM THE MARKET
TO THE TABLE
OUT & ABOUT
IN THE VINEYARD
& THE CELLAR
CANELLI
AND ITS UNDERGROUND
CATHEDRALS
CASHMERE & BAROLO
WITH PERSONAL
SHOPPER
AFTERNOON
FOOD&WINE TIME
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TRUFFLE... EMOTION
BIO WINE & ORGANIC
FOOD EXPERIENCE
NOCCIOLA DISCOVERY
Excursions...
Emotions
A series of original, authentic proposals, to make a
holiday in the Langhe Monferrato Roero an experience
to be lived!
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A TRIP IN A CARRIAGE
ON ROERO HILLS
CHEESE EXPERIENCE
BABY EXPERIENCE
TREKKING
WITH DONKEYS
AN AFTERNOON
AS A SHEPHERD
CHOCOLATE
EXPERIENCE
HORSE RIDING
HOT-AIR BALLOON
FLIGHTS
TREKKING EXCURSIONS
APE CALESSE TOUR
GUIDED TOURS
RELAXATION
AND WELLNESS
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Come and discover the magical experience of truffle hunting
in the woods with a “trifolau” and his dog
TARTUFO TOUR
with minivan or luxury car and guide
Vip
TARTUFO TOUR
TARTUFO TOUR
with minivan and guide
From September to December
Every Saturday and Monday
with luxury car and guide
Upon reservation
from 2 pers.
(1 hour)
1st tour departure h. 3.30 p.m.
2nd tour departure h. 5 p.m.
(1 hour)
€ 65,00/pers.
From € 100,00/pers.
Place of departure: Alba, Piazza Risorgimento, in front of the Tourist Office
Tickets available in the Tourist Office
Place of departure:
directly from your accommodation
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