The essence of the Piedmont region

  • Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Alba / Bossolasco
  • Distance 72 km / 46 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
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  • Availability
    April - October
  • Price From $1,296

Overview

Delight in discovering Barolo, located in the incredible region of northern Italy between the peaks of the Alps and the Apennine Mountains. This region is known for producing one of the best wines in the world.

Enjoy varied paths between quiet forests and hazelnut plantations, with magical views over vineyards and hills. You can also explore idyllic villages such as Alba, Monforte d'Alba, and the beautiful and spectacular "city of roses", Bossolasco.

Discover the best regional food such as truffle paste, cheese, risotto, desserts with hazelnut and dark chocolate, accompanied by a variety of wines that you can taste.

  • Explore the Barolo and Barbaresco vineyards.
  • See spectacular landscapes with beautiful castles and villages.
  • Enjoy the great variety of wines of excellent quality, typical of this Italian region.
  • Try the famous white truffles, a Piedmont specialty.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts
    • Baggage transfer service
    • Transfers specified in the itinerary
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Transfer to and from Alba
    • Unspecified meals
    • Public transport
    • Personal equipment
    • Tourist taxes

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights before, during or after the tour
    • Private transfers

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    To start your route in Alba, we recommend you to get to Turin Airport, then you can take a bus to the city and a direct train to Alba.  However, if you want a private transfer from the airport to Alba, we can coordinate it at an additional cost.

    It is also possible to reach Milan's Linate Airport and take a train to Alba via Turin.

    When you finish your trip, we will take you from your place of accommodation to Alba train station. From there, you can take a direct train to Turin. Another option is to get to Linate Airport in Milan, for this you will have to take a direct train from Turin.

    FAQs

    To be able to enjoy and make the most of this holiday, you must be in very good physical condition and feel comfortable walking on terrain with considerable ascents and descents.

    We suggest you book once you have decided your travel dates to ensure availability. Please note that the months with the highest demand are May, September and October.

    The most important thing is that you bring everything you need to make yourself comfortable. For example, comfortable boots, windbreaker and waterproof jacket, and walking stick as additional support for some ascents and descents.

    A backpack to carry during the day your cap, sunglasses and sun protection.

    May, September and October are the best months to travel, however, it is good to keep in mind that they are the ones that fill up the fastest.

    July and August are also excellent months, because although in other areas of Italy the temperature rises quite a bit, this region is very pleasant to walk through during the summer. 

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).