A three day tour  focused on the UNESCO wolrd heritage sites of Piedmont : the charming Turin along with the stunning vineyard landscapes of Barolo and Barbaresco our flexible and tailor-made programme satisfies both the top-quality Italian oenogastronomy lovers and the passionate travellers seeking the emotions of new landscapes/architectures.
The NY Times named the capital city of Piedmont the best Italian destination for 2016. Excellent choice! 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.

BOOK THIS TOUR NOW for the Slow Food ‘SALONE DEL GUSTO’
( SEPT 20-24/ 2018 free entrance! )

PRICE DETAILS

Price per person DEAL — starting from € 550 per person
Single supplement ( DUS room ) € 160
Group Size: 2 up to 12 travellers

Group Size 9/12 7/8 5/6 3/4 2
Per person 550 € 610 € 670 € 710 € 750 €
CUT-OFF TIME: 15 days
For tour scheduled on September 20-24 ( SLOW FOOD ‘Salone del Gusto’ in TURIN
downtown ) we recommend to book by July 20, 2018
DURATION: 3 days /2 nights
VALIDITY:  all year round
PAYMENT : At confermation
CANCELLATION: The services can be cancelled with a 30% cancellation fee  – 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.
INCLUSIONS :
two night accommodation in TURIN centre : standard double room B & B treatment , 4 star boutique Hotel
Turin city tax
aperitif /day 1
three hour guided Turin sightseeing/day 1
coffee break/day 1
full day transfer service by private coach as specified in the program/day 2
full day English speaking service by guide expert in wine/food traditions and UNESCO wine lands/day 2
lunch/day 2
Note : this meal is pre-organized and not “à la carte”: it is a 3-course tasting menu,
water coffe and digestive are included, wine and truffles are not included ;
gluten free and menu for veggies /vegans are available on request
visits and wine tastings in two first-class wineries (min.3 glasses included BAROLO and BARBARESCO D.O.C.G. appellation) /day 2
EXCLUSIONS :
transfers from and to airports /day 1 and day 3
everything not specified in the section ’INCLUSIONS’ such as personal expenses, tips and extras .
entrance tickets to museums, royal residences and other touristic sites

NOTE * On request customized transfer arrangements from arrival airports with private car/minibus; rental car, train or bus, please do not hesitate to contact us:

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Day 1: ARRIVE / TURIN


Arrive in Turin from International airports * : Turin, Milan or Genoa, according to guest needs and private transfer to the city centre: accommodation in a selected, 4 star boutique hotel : time (and lunch ) at guest leisure.
Afternoon ‘urban safari’ : a three hour guided Turin sightseeing including the beautiful UNESCO Royal Palaces such as Palazzo Reale and Palazzo Madama .
Overlooking Piazza Castello, in the heart of the city, you will find the Cathedral, which safeguards the Holy Shroud, the sheet that supposed to be wrapped the body of Jesus, in a spectacular Baroque Chapel.
Tasting of Chocolate in one of the historical eighteen century ‘Caffè’ during an exiting shopping tour through gourmet artisan, fashion and design stores making Turin one of the most glamour & trendy Italian towns.
To end this unusual itinerary, a typical ‘aperitivo’ torinese in a characteristic bistrot frequented by locals.
Dinner free and overnight.
SPA facilities in /near the hotel on request
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Day 2: LANGHE wine region


H 9:00 am meet guide and chaffeur in the hotel’s hall and start of day trip to the Langhe: the wine hills UNESCO Heritage site since 2015 (awarded for the magnificence of the landscape and for the hard work of generations of wineyard farmers who made it).
We shall visit the medieval villages Barolo and Barbaresco, worldwide famous for the two excellent red wines from them named and here produced.
We’ll be happy to introduce you two multi awarded wineries, whose top class red wines you’ll taste in their suggestive caves.
A three course meal will be served in a typical Trattoria , with a seasonal menu presenting the great dishes of the Piedmont cuisine.
Our tour will end with a nice walk through the narrow streets of Alba, a little fascinating town crossed by river Tanaro, internationally renowned for the white truffle fair and for the Nutella factory.
We shall admire its suggestive medieval rests: towers, churches, palaces, together with wine & food shops of rare charme.
H 5.30 pm Back to Turin by our private coach
H 7 :00 pm Drop-off . End of guiding service. Dinner free and overnight.
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Day 3: DEPARTURE/ TURIN extension


A rich breakfast in the hotel followed by your check-out.
If your flight back is in the afternoon or in the evening, we’ll propose you and arrange, for the morning:
  •  a visit to one of the several Turin museums: highly reccomanded the Egyptian Museum
    (showing the second largest collection of the world after the El Cairo one) or
  •  the fascinating Cinema Museum, hosted in Mole Antonelliana (a strange building,
    symbol of Turin since the end of nineteenth century, designed by genial architect
    Alessandro Antonelli to be the town’s synagogue). It’s possible to reach the terrace on the
    top of its vault where, in good weather days, you can have a stunning view over the whole
    city and the Alps.
  • shopping time in downtown, where you will find fashion boutiques, as well as antiques
    shops and wonderful gourmet stores, or in an Outlet Mall in the surroundings of the
    town (mini bus service available from the hotel).
turin
barolo
alba
Langhe con neve
Castello di Grinzane

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21 August 2015

Angela created a perfect experience for us as first timers in Piedmont. Outstanding combination of food and wine tasting and panoramic views all over our trip…from Lake Baveno toTurin itself. Simple put…Amazing!”

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