Piedmont
Destination
6 days
Duration
Ita-Eng
Language
2
People

Alba Truffle And Wine in the Langhe

Rolling hills covered with vineyards that extend as far as the eye can see, ancient villages and castles, the intense aroma of Alba truffle and Langhe wine: welcome to the regions of The Langhe and Monferrato! A tour that will make you explore this wonderful corner of Piedmont along the Barolo wine route and discover the best Alba truffles and local wines.

Private Tours: 2 people – duration 6 days / 5 nights

To send a trip enquiry, contact the local Expert who organises this Langhe wine and Alba truffle tour.

Where Langhe and Monferrato, Piedmont
When All the year
Tour itinerary includes Art, Culture, Food & Wine, Nature
Not included International flights

Day 1: Welcome to Piedmont

Start your journey to discover the Monferrato wine region by reaching a farmhouse surrounded by vineyards that produce the excellent wines famous all over the world. Ready to discover the best Langhe wine and white Alba truffle?

Visited: Monferrato
Included: accommodation in a boutique style farmhouse


Day 2: The Monferrato wine region

The day begins with the discovery of a unique place: the Infernot. These are private cellars dug under the houses, which open only for local events. You will visit the Infernot excavated under the town hall of a small village in Monferrato and you will learn about its history and the traditions related to these places recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Up and down the hills, between villages and castles you will enjoy unique landscapes and visit a cellar where you can taste local wines.

Visited: Monferrato
Included: Admission to an “Infernot” in Monferrato, visit to a winery and wine tastings, accommodation


Day 3: The Underground Cathedrals

Reach Canelli where the Spumante (the Italian sparkling white wine) was born in the cellars called Underground Cathedrals. Here a visit to a winery and the tasting of Spumante is a must, as well as a stop to taste the delicious chocolate in one of the pastry shops in the village. Continue to Neive, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, and Barbaresco, the main production area of the Barbaresco wine, where you can climb the tower which allows a wonderful panoramic view of the Langhe hills. Accommodation in a B&B in the Langhe region.

Visited: Canelli, Neive, Barbaresco
Included: visit to a winery and wine tastings, accommodation


Day 4: Alba white truffle and wine

Start this day by getting to know a “trifulau” (truffle hunter in the Piedmontese language) who will accompany you into the woods with his trusted dogs to discover the secrets of  the Alba truffle hunting and to share the perfect harmony existing between man and dog. Continue with a visit to the town of Alba with its towers and historic center, a meeting point for the locals, which is a true paradise for foodies and for those looking for prestigious products. In the restaurants in town and on the surrounding hills you can taste traditional dishes that combine elegance and tradition, savour the famous white Alba truffles and, if you want to learn more about the local cuisine, you can take a cooking course.

Visisted: Alba
Included: Alba truffle hunting with the dogs, accommodation


Day 5: Exploring villages

Dedicate this day to the “wine of kings and the king of wines”: the Barolo. Get on an e-bike and head to a winery to learn the secrets of the Langhe wine production, then continue to Barolo, passing through the characteristic villages of La Morra and Verduno. Visit the Wine Museum located in the Falletti Castle and the headquarters of the Enoteca del Barolo. Between hills, villages and cellars, you will enjoy an amusing day on an e-bike.

Visited: Barolo, La Morra and Verduno
Included: Full day e-bike rental with App, visit to a winery and wine tastings, accommodation


Day 6: Arrivederci

On the last day of your itinerary between white truffle from Alba and fine Langhe wine, we say goodbye to you from one of the most beautiful corners of Italy.

Visited: Langhe

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What’s included:
2 nights in a double room with breakfast in a boutique style farmhouse in the Monferrato region
Admission to an “Infernot” in Monferrato
Visit to a winery and wine tastings in Monferrato, Canelli and The Langhe
3 nights in a double room with breakfast in a boutique style accommodation or B&B in The Langhe
Truffle search with dogs
Full day e-bike rental with App to follow the itinerary
What’s not included: 
City tax to be paid locally
Any services not specifically mentioned in the above “what’s included” of the Alba truffle and Langhe wine tour

 

Price per person: € 530 on 2 paying people – € 490 based on 4 paying people

Supplements € 100 per person from Sept, 1st till Nov, 30th
From 86 € per person – Cooking class with lunch

 

Payments: 100% at the time of booking
Cancellation policy: 

  • 30% fee if the cancellation is made at least 30 days prior to departure
  • 100% fee if the cancellation is made less than 30 days prior to departure

We recommend to subscribe an insurance policy that covers any penalties in case of cancellation of the tour among Alba truffle and Langhe wine along the Barolo wine route. Read the Terms and Conditions of Italia Delight (art. 11).

What’s included:

2 nights in a double room with breakfast in a boutique style farmhouse in the Monferrato region

Admission to an “Infernot” in Monferrato

Visit to a winery and wine tastings in Monferrato, Canelli and The Langhe

3 nights in a double room with breakfast in a boutique style accommodation or B&B in The Langhe

Truffle search with dogs

Full day e-bike rental with App to follow the itinerary


What’s not included:

City tax to be paid locally

Any services not specifically mentioned in the above “what’s included

giovanna

The local tour operator Giovanna has lived in various European Countries helping to discover the beauty and culture of each Country.

Now she lives in Italy and she loves helping travellers get to know her own Country along off-the-beaten track itineraries.

Her idea of tourism intends to privilege getting in touch with the locals by offering authentic and amusing experiences according to the wishes of each traveller

Price per person: € 530 on 2 paying people – € 490 based on 4 paying people

Supplements € 100 per person from Sept, 1st till Nov, 30th
From 86 € per person – Cooking class with lunch

To send a trip enquiry, contact the local Expert who organises this trip in the Langhe and Monferrato

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