From £899 per person
Piedmont (Piemonte), a region of Italy bordering France and Switzerland, sits at the foot of the Alps. It’s known for its sophisticated cuisine and wines such as Barolo. Turin, the refined capital, has abundant baroque architecture and the monumental Mole Antonelliana, with its soaring spire. The Automobile Museum is devoted to Turin’s main industry while the Egyptian Museum displays significant archaeological and anthropological collections.
The famous Michelin starred chef Giorgio Locatelli recently described Piedmont as 'Italy's Best Kept Secret!' Piemonte has just been awarded a UNESCO World Heritage Status, specifically for the beautiful 'Vineyard Landscapes of Monferrato, Langhe, and Roero'.
Piedmont is a region that produces some of the best wines in Italy including; Barbaresco, Barbera, Gavi, Arneis, and 'The King of Wines' Barolo. Besides wine, this region produces some of the world's best food products such as Risotto rice, Porcini mushrooms, Gorgonzola cheese and the famous White Truffle.
In this tour, you will get to see and taste same of the flavours of this region. The package includes 3 nights in a superior double room at San Giovanni Resort based on B&B. It includes a 2 hour guided orientation walk in Saluzzo, a briefing on the area and a travel box with maps and useful information for touring the area independently during your stay, as well as 24-hour phone assistance of our local representative. Transfers are not included as we strongly recommend car hire in this area to appreciate the beautiful countryside. Private transfers can be arranged if preferred at an extra cost. Possible extras available from Saluzzo - Full day driver/guide to explore the Mountain Valleys with stops in some nice mountain villages to admire small works of art. Lunch in a typical trattoria with the tasting of the special mountain cheeses. - Full day driver /guide to explore the medieval villages of the Cuneo province - Half day 'Rent-a-bike' cycling along the Po River with a final robust snack in a farmhouse (wines included) - Afternoon at a local wellness spa - Full day Turin by train with a local guide for a guided tour of the capital of Piedmont - Half day in Cuneo town: shopping and special chocolate tasting - Full day wine tour in the Barolo wine district
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