Meeting Arrangements

We pick you up and drop off at your preferred meeting point (airport or your local accommodation) at 9am or as per initial arrangements on the day of your trip.

For visiting Piedmont the ideal meeting place is Turin. Turin is very well linked to most major cities in Europe.


Guide to build your Piedmont Itinerary

Do you love your Wine?

Some activities you can choose from:

  • Visit some of the most interesting, award winning producers as well as learning about the ins and outs of the wines produced in each area. We offer visits to 3 Barolo producers, in Dogliani - 2 Dolcetto and Barbera and 2 Barbaresco.
  • Visit Museum of Winemaking - a trip in time through centuries of Winemaking. It features beautifully presented tools and artefacts of ancient civilisations, from Egyptians and Greeks to the Etruscans and Romans
  • See 2 historical cellars - Canelli and Fontanafredda and learn the fascinating history behind them
  • Wonder around some of the most famous vineyards in the world: top crus of Annunziata, Cerequio, Brunate, Sarmassa, Ravera or Cannubi
  • Try spectacular wines is some of the best wine bars in Piedmont, enoteca
  • Scheduled Wine Events

Are you interested in Walking?

We have a series of picturesque routes and itineraries that we have been carefully planned to show the regions at their best, both closed to and panoramically:

  • Scenic guided panoramic walks along wine trails, through renowned vineyards on sentieri between the region landmark towns of La Morra, Barolo, Monforte and Dogliani, with the Alps providing a scenic backdrop

or

  • Day trips into the Alps with walks affording grand vistas and breathtaking beauty at most spectacular and scenic locations (for example Colle dell’ Agnello (Varaita Valley), Monviso (Po Valley) - highest mountain of the Cottian Alps,  or Col delle Finestre (linking Susa to Chisone Valley).

Are you a foodie person?

  • Cheese farm visits and taste distinctly flavoured, organic cheeses, typical of the region and learn about their making: Alta Langa - the DOP Murazzano or Tumin ; Valle Grana - Castelmagno, or, Roccaverano - famous for its goats and for its Robiola
  • Real Truffle hunting, with dogs in Roddi,followed by a home cooked lunch where you get to try your 'pray'
  • Visit to University of Gastronomical Sciences, Bra
  • Hazelnut Groves, Nocciola di Piemonte, and a Nutella tasting
  • Nougat (torrone) making – learn and taste about the making of the best torrone in Italy
  • Chocolate making and tasting in Cherasco
  • Dine and lunch at the best trattorias and osterias for enjoying genuine regional food (“the places that the locals eat at”), places that best represent the local cuisine - from home-style (Cucina Casalinga) to more elaborate style.

Markets

  • produce market in Alba or Mondovi
  • Antique, vintage markets

Art & History & Architecture

  • Visits some of the UNESCO heritage Royal residences - Regia Di Venaria, Rivoli Castle, Sacra di San Michele, Royal Hunting Lodge (Palazzina di Caccia ) Stupinigi
  • Roman aqueducts or spas in Acqui Terme
  • Basilicas and famous frescos in Acqui Terme and Roccaverano
  • Mombasiglio – Bonaparte museum
  • Castles - visits to Govone and its hall of masks and Grinzane and its museums
  • Visits to larger towns, truly open air museums: Alba Underground Tour, Mondovi's superb frescoe and sundials; Cherasco - Pallazo Salmatoris and the Langhe's Arc de Triomphe, Acqui Terme - Roman acqueducts and spas; or Saluzzo
  • Encounter the works of the local extravagant 1800 architect named Gaudi delle Langhe
  • Ceretto cultural projects
  • The painted houses in Vergne
  • or, get a taste of the Italian tradition of passeggiata, another form of Italian art – that of taking a walk in evening!

Examples of Piedmont Daily Itineraries

We provide these detailed examples for the day-themes listed below as a guide only and to allow a costing estimate. You can customise the the structure to suit your own preferences.

Piedmont’s Cultural Herritage

Country Dolcetto di Dogliani and Alta Langa

Alta Langa and Mondovi

Barolo day  

Truffle Hunting and Barolo tasting, Passegiata

Barbaresco and Alba, Passegiata

Barbaresco and Moscato

Monferrato

Asti

Trips into the Alps

Outside Langhe - Western Liguria


Estimated Cost

A 1-day itinerary that starts and ends in Turin, with activities described by any of the days, regardless of time (6, 8, 10 or 12 hours) and a total estimate of 300 km would have an indicative cost of € 300 (approx. AU$ 500) in total, for 1 to 3 people.

A 4-day itinerary that starts and ends in Turin, with activities described by any of the days above, with a total estimate of 600 km would have an indicative cost of € 1000 (approx. AU$ 1,650) in total for 1 to 3 people.

The cost may vary according to the agreed starting / end point. Exact total cost is notified when your itinerary is finalised and tour is confirmed.


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