With this food and wine tour, delve into northern Italy’s intoxicating spread of exquisite landscapes, delectable food and fine wines in the Piedmont region. Tour the wide boulevards of Turin, once described by architect Le Corbusier as “the city with the most beautiful natural location in the world” and one of Europe’s sublime capitals of Baroque. Marvel at one of the biggest and most spectacular royal palaces of the Savoy reign. Taste Barolo and Barbaresco wines, explore the gorgeous vineyards and acclaimed cheesemakers of Piedmont and discover the charming towns of Alba and Cuneo.
- Taste the famed wines of Barolo and Barbaresco right at the source
- Tour stately Turin and take in the magnificent royal palace of the Savoy family
- Experience a cooking class and cheese tasting in beautiful Piedmont locales
This luxury tour of Italy features 6 nights of exclusive accommodations in 4/5-star hotels or historic mansions with full buffet breakfasts (2 nights in Turin and 4 nights in Alba). Car rental with pick up in Catania and drop off in Turin. The tour is self-drive and is available also with private deluxe van with English speaking driver for transfers and excursions for the entire Tour. Private sightseeing walking tours with English-speaking guides, entrance fees to attractions and professional assistance for the duration of the tour are among the main inclusions. The tour starts and finishes in Turin and includes guided tours and tastings at wineries in Barolo and Barbaresco, an exclusive Italian cooking class in Alba, visits to cheese producers, a trekking excursion, a wine tasting in a castle in Cavour, your choice of Italian lifestyle experiences and much more.