Turin & Piedmont Food and Wine Tour

Turin once home of Italy’s Royals. Discover Piedmont great cultures and wines.

A program exploring Piedmont. This region has so much to offer: great scenery, exciting cities and of course the wonderful food and wine. You will stay in the imperial city of Turin, home of the monarchs of Italy. Visit the famous Barolo, Barbaresco, Canelli and Monferrato region touring wineries and tasting some great wines.

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DAY 1 — Arrival in Turin

Upon your arrival in Turin airport you will be greeted by our local assistant and driver and you will be driven to the city center. The rest of the day is free for you to relax and to start visiting the beautiful city of Turin.

DAY 2 — Turin City Tour and Venaria Reale

After breakfast, your English speaking guide will take you on a tour of historical Turin. You will walk through the most beautiful parts of the city: Piazza Castello, the Baroque Palazzo Madama and the Royal Palace, and visit the Duomo of Turin and the Chapel of the “Sacra Sindone” and the Mole Antonelliana. You will be impressed by the elegance of the monuments, buildings and the beautiful “Cafe” and shops of the first capital of Italy. During the tpur you will have a chance to taste the bittersweet famous “bicerin” made of cream, coffee and chocolate.

In the afternoon continue with your driver and car car to the “Venaria Reale”. Located just at few kilometers from the city center the Venaria it is one of the largest royal residences in the world, and for the beauty of the Palace and gardens it is included in the UNESCO Heritage List since 1997.

DAY 3 — Monferrato wine tour

Today with your English speaking driver guide you will explore the Monferrato area that for the beauty of the vineyard landscapes since 2014 is listed in the UNESCO world heritages. Your day will begin with a guided walking tour of the historical city center of Casale followed by a tasting of the “Krumiri” the famous biscuits which have been a specialty of Casale since 1870. In the afternoon you will continue to the town of Canelli where you will have the opportunity to visit the famous and unique cellars called the “Underground Cathedral of wine” followed by a tasteing of the local wines of the region.

DAY 4 — Langhe & Barolo wine tour

Today with your English speaking driver guide you will explore the Langhe area located a just one hour driving South of Turin famous for the amazing landscapes and home of the Barbaresco and Barolo wine. Your day will begin with the visit of Alba, the homeland of white truffles, chocolate and sought-after wines. Once called the “One Hundred Towers Town”, famous for the International White Truffle Fair which occurs each year in October. In the afternoon continue to Barolo, the village where the “king of wines” is produced since the XIX century. Visit of a local winery with the historic cellars and learn the techniques employed in the production of this wine. Wine-tasting of Barolo other local wines will follow the visit. Continue to the village of Barbaresco with the imposing squared tower built in the late XI century to protect the village from foreign invaders. Continue the medieval Castle of Grizzane Cavour for the visit of the Regional winery of Piedmont. At the end of the tour return to Turin and your accommodation.

DAY 5 — Arrivederci Piedmont

Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your departing flight.

Accommodations

  • Turin 4 nights

Sightseeing

  • Private half day guided walking tour Turin
  • Private excursion to Venaria Reale
  • Private excursion in Monferrato region with driver guide
  • Private guided walking tour of Casale Monferrato
  • Private excursion to Barolo, Barbaresco and Grizzane with driver guide

Transfers

  • Private arrival transfer from Turin airport to the hotel
  • Private departure transfer from hotel to Turin airport

Meals

  • Breakfast at hotels daily
  • Bicerin tasting in Turin
  • Krumiri biscuit tasting in Casale
  • Wine tasting in Canelli
  • Wine tasting in Barolo
  • Wine tasting in Barbaresco

Services

  • Assistance from our Road to Italy office in Turin and local representative offices throughout Italy
  • Local emergency contact number daily

Does not include

  • Airfare(s)
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Tips and gratuities to drivers and local guides

Highlights

Cities Visited:

  • Turin
  • Casale
  • Canelli
  • Alba
  • Barolo
  • Barbaresco

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Request your Free Tour Consultation 1-800-848-8163 or 1 Minute Form Online.

For a quote on this tour please contact us 1 800 848 8163

The price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.


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