Yoga and Wine In Piedmont 8 day / 7 night – Retreat

A Piedmont retreat
8 day / 7 night vacation in the UNESCO Langhe wine region
Price per person :  starting  from €  2300,00  per person ( group size 14 people) .
Kids under 3 free  #  4-12 years 30% off   # Childcare upon request


Life at the Castle

practice in the Renaissance garden turn off alla your tech-gadgets  rest soundly on your own home away from the hustle and bustle read in the charming garden ,float in the stone waterpool  slow down : enjoy a leisurely walk through the vineyards and the hazelnut trees .Breathe in the fresh air of the woods and smell the hills ,sit under the stars with a glass of elegant wine
eat and drink well : meals prepared each day with fresh ingredients from locally sourced farms and wineries artisans, herbs from the castle garden.
be quiet find stillness together next to a row of lavender under the persim-mon tree and embrace simplicity with your friend, child or beloved

Yoga & Wine,  a Piedmont retreat

it’s an European holiday to enrich body and soul in full contact with Italian beauty, genuinity and authenticity,  a rustic respite from your busy lives unplug and immerse yourselves in the Piedmont lifestyle enjoy a slower pace on the Langhe fancy hills
learn Yoga while experience Piedmont culture through its  high-quality food and wine, shared with local people

*The yoga lessons are taught  by a professional senior yoga instructor with over ten years of experience teaching vinyasa classes,retreats , trainings and workshops .Her style is approchable to all levels relatable to anyone willing to embrace something special

VENUE : The Castle of XXX , built on a hill top in the XIVth century and  with its fascinating “Renaissance style” is a private residence; it is located a few km away from the medieval town of Alba.
The refined dwelling dominates the village and offers an outstanding 360° view on the UNESCO hills of Langhe, Roero and Monferrato.

The carefully renovated bedroom suites are very tastefully furnished with antique furniture and show the fashion background of the owners.With a touch of history breathing in the thick walls, the Castle and your hosts will be welcoming guests with warmth and charm.

The extensive park has a lovely stone swimming pool which served as a cistern in earlier times. On sunny days guests can enjoy an extensive breakfast buffet on the spacious terrace offering a peerless view of the surrounding vineyards.

DURATION: 8 day / 7 night
  • daily yoga practice*
  • full day trip to Turin, the charming Italy’s first capital
  • two local tour excursions to Barolo and Barbaresco wine regions with rustic picnic lunchand craft activities (Art & Pottery with local,talented artists)
  • Up & Down : discover the Medieval core and the Roman underground roots of Piedmont’s most gourmet city
  • truffle hunt in full respect of the woods and their ecosystem
  • hands-on cooking course focused on Pasta and Dessert to get in touch with the great traditional Piedmont cuisine
ROOMS : double and triple rooms in the castle and in its “dependance” 2 are suitable for 4 member families
VALIDITY: For the retreat a minimum of 8 participants is required Not valid during special events, fairs and local festivals A deposit of 30 % is required to secure booking
PAYMENT: A deposit of 30 % is required to secure booking ; 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.
 everything in the day by day itinerary plus the room arrangment
total of 7 nights accommodation at boutique Renaissance castle
yoga practice : it will be twice in a day : morning before breakfast and evening before dinner. Total of ten yoga sessions during the stay
excursions and wine tastings ( minimum of 4 glasses each )
continental breakfast daily and othermeals as indicated : three buffet lunches and five 3-course dinners  : veg, vegan and celiac-oriented menu upon request . Water coffee and digestive included in each meal .
Buffet lunches : pressed fruit/veg. juices are included.
For Dinners : one glass of local wine per course is included , extra bottles will be quoted as an extra
aperitif day 1
lunch in Alba day 5 ( 3 course menu wine not included)
dinner in Turin day 7 ( 3 course menu wine not included)
lunch in agriturismo day 2, wine not included
picnic lunch day 3 , wine included
breadsticks tasting day 2
daily transportation as specified in the itineraries
English speaking assistance as mentioned in the program , by Piedmontese native guide, expert in wine/food traditions and territory
art workshop day 2
two-hour “hands-on” cooking course day 6,  with recipe booklet in English
truffle hunt day 4
coffe break in Turin day 7
use of pool and castle facilities
taxes and service charges
entrance tickets to : BAROLO – WI-MU wine museum /BARBARESCO – tower /ALBA – underground tour /TORINO – Mole Antonelliana (+ panoramic lift + Cinema Museum )
round trip airport transfers : it will be quoted separately, according to flight needs of the clients
what it is not included in the “ Package includes” section such as personal expenses and tips





  arrive and check in at selected hotel


day trip to the Barolo wine area ending with Art workshop



escapade to the Barbaresco wine district and picnic in the vines



 truffle hunt experience



Day: Alba city tour


Day: Pasta making’ cooking class


Day: Excursion to Turin


Day: Departure