Piedmont. Going around la-la..nghe lands

Highlights

* Travelling around Langhe land means getting lost inside a huge magic of suggestions. All the 5 senses are carried into a dreamlike dimension where the reality is mixed with the dream.

* The landscape tells the story of a territory strongly melted with his people. 

* Vineyards, fogs, flavors and smells where Sir “Wine” is the greatest King.

Itinerary

Begins: Hotel in Alba – Ends: Hotel in Alba

(Code: PIEDLL/D1/2017) Ancient experiences and modern realities

  • Transfer from the hotel toward  “fassone cows” farm. Visit to the stables and the vineyards.
  • Steak and wine tasting.
  • PDO hazelnuts lash cropping; learning of all stages of processing up to the final product. Tasting.
  • Lunch time inside a cheese factory tasting different types of cheese, wines, salami.
  • Workshop for cooking organic bread in a wood oven
  • Afternoon : visiting an ancient mid age castle, welcomed and guided by the Landlady.
  • Return to the Hotel.
  • Free dinner
  • Overnight

(Code: PIEDLL/D2/2017) The story of the great labels and the truffles

  • Visiting WIMU, a multimedia museum of wine guided by a wine storyteller guardian angel, suitable for young and old people.
  • Fontanafredda vineyards. Visit and lunch with the oenologist and vertical wine tasting.
  • Afternoon inside a woodland for a truffle hunting accompanied by the trifolau and his dog.
  • Dinner cooked by a starred chef.
  • Return to the Hotel
  • Overnight

(Code: PIEDLL/D3/2017) Close to Heaven

  • Barolo land for an unforgettable experience: balloon or helicopter flight toward Alps.
  • Lunch time.
  • Transfer for visiting one of the UNESCO heritages: the Underground Cathedrals where thousands of bottle of vintage champagne are saved.
  • Tasting of different labels
  • Return to the Hotel.
  • Free dinner.
  • Overnight

(Code: PIEDLL/D4/2017) Stories of castles and Chatelaines

  • Departure toward P. castle, inhabited by the same family since 1500. Visit of interiors, the historical archive, the antique toys, the kitchen rooms and the astonishing garden.
    Aperitif and lunch inside.
  • Choice of Workshop between gardening, cooking class of ancient recipes, needlework.
  • Afternoon inside a historical winery and cooking lesson by one of the most important chef of Piedmont. Dinner and oblique tasting of wines.
  • Return to the Hotel.

Include

  • Transfer during the itinerary
  • Multilingual interpreter
  • Admission or ticketing
  • Non-refundable taxes or service charges
  • Standard drinks during meals
  • Gifts for each guest

Does not include

  • Air ticketing
  • Overnights
  • Transfer from/to the Airport or Rail or Harbour of arrival
  • Porterage
  • Tips
  • Strong drinks- label wines-extra drinks
  • All not mentioned above

Suggested Hotels

  • Castello di Guarene
  • Relais S.Maurizio

Each code can be chosen singularly