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Barolo and Barbaresco 5 day/4 night- Wine Tour

PIEDMONT :
La regione che vanta una delle migliori tradizioni enogastronomiche dell'Italia. Scollegati e immergiti nello stile di vita piemontese, goditi un ritmo più lento sulle colline delle Langhe, sperimenta la cultura piemontese  tra architetture barocche e il cibo, il vino e le delizie gastronomiche.
PRICE DETAILS :
2 up to 12 travellers
Quote per person : starting from € 990 !
( group size 12 people)
To receive more information about price, please do not hesitate to contact us:

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DURATION: 5 days /4 nights
WEAR: On day 2 ( truffle hunt) : waterproof clothes and shoes are recommended : on request rainboots will be provided for free, please advise about foot number in advance.
VALIDITY: all year round
CUT-OFF TIME: 15 days
PAYMENT: A deposit 30 % of total amount is due at the reservation ; the full balance is due due by cutoff
time ( 15 days before tour start)
If the reservation is placed 15 days before the beginning of the tour, the total amount must
be paid at the moment of reservation.
INCLUSIONS :
4 nights in selected accommodation , standard double room with view on the vineyards B & B treatment
city tax where requested
all the transfers & transportations mentioned in the program, by private coach
full day English speaking assistance on day 2 and 3 by Piedmontese native, expert in wine-food traditions and Unesco wineland ;
full day English speaking assistance in Turin on day 4
truffle hunt
# 1 dinner , day 1 / # 1 light lunch, day 2 / # 1 Gourmet lunch, day 3
  • NOTE : lunches and dinners included in the quote are pre-organized and not “à la carte” they are 3-course tasting menu, water coffe and digestive are included, wine and truffles not included; gluten free and menu for veggies /vegans are available on request
Turin-style Aperitif ( light lunch) followed by Chocolate/Pastries tasting, day 4
Three visits and tastings held in English by winemakers in selected cellars : a minimum of 3 glasses of fine wines, Barolo and Barbaresco DOCG appellation included
entrance tickets to towers, museums & castles as specified in the program
our attentive care
EXCLUSIONS :
transfers from and to airports day 1 and day 5
Truffles : please remember that truffles found during hunting are property of the hunter
everything not specified in the section ’INCLUSIONS’ such as personal expenses, tips and extras .
entrance tickets to museums, royal residences and other touristic sites

This is a sample program , please contact us to CUSTOMIZE it and get your quotation !
NOTE*
On request customized transfer arrangements from arrival airports with private car/minibus; rental car, train or bus.

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1 Day: ARRIVE TO PIEDMONT/ LANGHE wine hills

   Transfer by private coach from Milan or Turin airport to the Barbaresco wine region.
Check-in at selected accommodation : a wide range of historical dwellings, farm- houses , resorts, villas or castles according to guest requirement.
Time at guest leisure for exploring the land and resting on the UNESCO vineyards.
Highly suggested to spend the evening in the nearby “antico borgo” of Neive, which is one of the Italy’s most fascinating : a candle-dinner in refined restaurant overlooking the vines will be an unforgettable experience. Back to your hotel and overnight.
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2 Day: BAROLO tasting and TRUFFLE hunt

in full respect of woods and their ecosystem Piedmont is one of Italy’s great truffle capitals, home to the fabled white truffle .
This is a fun opportunity to experience the thrill of hunting for the only gourmet food that cannot be grown to order followed by the chance to savor its unique aroma.
Morning hotel’s hall : meet our guide along with the chaffeur and transfer to the municipality of Barolo. Start of the Hunt : a two hour immersive experience in the silence of forest and vineyards, hunting the most precious of tubers.
Guided by an expert truffle hunter (“Trifulau” ) and the nose of his well trained dogs.
After the natural walk you can enjoy a superb glass of “red “ at a first-class local winery, specialized in Barolo wine : visit to the old cellars followed by wine tasting.
Light lunch in typical trattoria of the area Afternoon transfer to the picturesque village of Verduno: gorgeous view over the vineyards and the XVIII C. summer residence of the Savoy Kings.
Visit to a historical winery to taste an award-winning Barolo and the unusual Pelaverga wine (with its legendary ‘aphrodisiac’ properties).
Evening : back to hotel , end of guiding service.Time at guest leisure and dinner free.
Overnight

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3 Day: ALBA & the BARBARESCO wine magic

Discovering the Middle Ages city famous internationally for its oeno-gastronomy, the precious White Truffle and the Nutella. Tasting one of the world’s most elegant red wines on the UNESCO Langhe hills.
Morning meet the guide/driver and move to Alba : guided stroll through the windy and narrow streets admiring towers , Romanesque churches and noble palaces.
Great opportunity to do high-quality enogastronomic shopping in some of Alba’s prestigious shops.
Gourmet lunch at selected ‘trattoria’with seasonal Piedmont menu. Short excursion to the imposing XV-century castle of Grinzane Cavour hosting an Enoteca, a Museum and a Michelin starred restaurant ; from its garden a panoramic view over Alba and the Langhe Afternoon : on board again to reach Barbaresco. Walking tour through this small, ancient village dominated by a magnificent 1000-year old tower. Visit to a family-run winery for a supreme tasting of Barbaresco and other top wines.
Evening : back to the hotel; end of services. Time at guest leisure and dinner free .
Overnight

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4 Day:THE CHARMING TURIN

The NY Times named the capital city of Piedmont ‘the best Italian destination for 2016’.
Turin is no longer just the city of FIAT , the famous car company. Thanks to the 2006 Olympics the city has regained momentum, finding her noble beauty of the time when it was the capital of the newly unified Italian kingdom.
Morning: our expert guide along with the driver will lead you from the hotel to Turin : one hour and a half by car to reach the city center , a truly “ living room” fascinating and full of hidden treasures. Take a 3 hour walk amongst Roman, Baroque and medieval ruins.
Amazing squares and private courtyards to discover. Turin is the Italian city where Chocolate and Pastries are Passion & Art; as far as aperitifs are concerned – this is the city where Vermouth came into being therefore a rich aperitif (followed by sweet delights tasting) will be served as lunch break.
Afternoon : guest will be free to visit one of the UNESCO royal residences or one of the amazing Turin museums such as the Egyptian Museum and the surprising Cinema Museum (Mole Antonelliana) Evening : leave the city and back to the countryside ; end of our services.
Time at guest leisure for relax and for the last greetings to the vineyards .
Dinner free. Overnight.

 

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5 Day: DEPARTURE

After a delicious fully hand made breakfast , check-out country hotel and private transfer to the airport.
Back home with a pearless gourmet memory of Piedmont!

 

CANCELLATION POLICY :
The services can be cancelled without incurring any other cancellation fee, except the
deposit (not refundable) – from trip confirmation up to 15 days before arrival
If the services are cancelled from 14 days to arrival date – 100% cancellation fee
DISCLAIMER :
In-Piemonte reserves the right to change the itinerary according to availability of suppliers
at the time of booking. In this event a supplier of similar or higher level of quality will be
selected.
In the event of adverse weather conditions or unforeseen events due to natural
phenomena, outdoor activities will be replaced by alternative activities of similar interest
and value. In the event that In-Piemonte is unable to provide a replacement activity
considered satisfactory by the customer, the amount paid for the activity originally
scheduled will be fully refunded.
In-Piemonte does not assume any liability whatsoever for cancelled flights, missed flights,
or flights not connecting due to any scheduled changes made by the airlines.
In-Piemonte will not provide any refund for portions of trips missed due to cancelled
or delayed flights.