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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
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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
HIGHLIGHTS:
  • 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.
INCLUSIONS :
 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 )
EXCLUSIONS :
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

NOTE*
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1

Day: ARRIVE

  arrive and check in at selected hotel
2

Day: BAROLO

day trip to the Barolo wine area ending with Art workshop

3

Day: BARBARESCO

escapade to the Barbaresco wine district and picnic in the vines

4

Day: TRUFFLE

 truffle hunt experience

 

5

Day: Alba city tour

6

Day: Pasta making’ cooking class

7

Day: Excursion to Turin

8

Day: Departure