Piedmont
Destination
1.5 hours
Duration
Ita-Eng+
Language
2+
People

Walk through the woods in the Langhe

Come and walk in the Langhe among breathtaking landscapes and hillsides designed by the vineyards. Let yourself be carried away by the rhythms of nature. Discover with the nature guide the best trekking itineraries in the Langhe UNESCO in Piedmont.


What you’ll do

  • Learn about the ecosystem in the local woods
  • Enjoy one of the most beautiful walks in the Langhe with an Expert Guide

What to expect

Take part in our enchanting walks in the Langhe in contact with nature. During the excursion, you will be accompanied by an Expert Guide with a degree in Natural Sciences, who will show you the best itineraries in the Langhe.

He will explain the ecosystem in the woods, their origins, the fauna and flora, as well as giving you information on truffle plants and truffles.

This type of excursion in the Langhe is recommended for walking enthusiasts and for people who like being in contact with nature. It is a walk that alternates between slightly uphill and downhill stretches, passing through small flat stretches. An unmissable experience for your walks in the Langhe!

You can customise the experience by choosing together the most suitable route for walking in the Langhe, based on the difficulty and needs of the participants.

For 1 person or groups over 3 people, ask for a customized experience


The Food Expert: our common project is the result of a casual meeting between a truffle hunter and a naturalist on the beautiful hills of the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In our renewed vision, the “Trifulau” (truffle hunter in Piedmontese language) is an ecologist who respects the woods and the rules of research; on the other hand, the naturalist can make his tangible contribution to the maintenance of biodiversity and natural environments, which are increasingly threatened by human activities. We will also give you useful advice on hiking activities in the Langhe to make your walks in the Langhe unforgettable.

Where Alba, Cuneo – 60 min from Turin, 2 hours from Milan
When From June to September – duration 1.5 hours
Start time Flexible start time by agreement with the Expert
Language Italian, English and French
Some tips
  • We suggest that you wear for the walk hiking boots or trekking shoes depending on the weather, suitable trousers, a thermal T-shirt and a K-way.
  • To make walking on the Langhe trails easier, we also recommend a walking stick, a small backpack with a bottle of water and a snack.
What’s included
Walk with the Naturalist
What’s not included
Transport

Price per person: € 40,00

Cancellation policy: all bookings for the walk through the Langhe woods can be cancelled within 3 days from the start date of the experience. Read the Terms and Conditions.

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Our common project is the result of a casual meeting between a truffle hunter and a naturalist on the beautiful hills of the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Our talk takes place on a Sunday in the spring of 2015 in one of the rare woods still present in the lower Langa: the truffle hunter was with his two dogs to check the condition of the woods after the long winter, while the naturalist was there to identify some plants and analyse the soil to recreate a truffle bed.

We immediately discover to share ideas and thoughts on truffle, especially on how to protect and enhance it. In our renewed vision, which we like to define as “truffle era 2.0”, the “Trifulau” (truffle hunter in Piedmontese language) is an ecologist who respects the woods and the rules of research; on the other hand, the naturalist can make his tangible contribution to the maintenance of biodiversity and natural environments, which are increasingly threatened by human activities.

We have been carrying out new projects to understand truffle, its culture and tradition: teaching, recovering old truffle beds and growing new truffle-generating plants.

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