Day 01 - Arrival
Arrive in Italy, with tranfers to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome drink upon arrival.
Day 02 - Monferrato: Pasta and Spirits
Visit Casale Monferrato, with its huge 1000 year fortress and a lovely Romanesque-Gothic Cathedral. Piedmont enjoys an old distilling tradition, thanks to the enormous wealth of its vineyards. Make a stop at a local distillery to sample the popular 'fire-water'. Afterwards, visit a local pasta factory to learn about the staple ingredient and Piedmontese cooking.
Day 03 - Turin: Elegance and Coffee
Take a city tour of Turin, where you will see the Piazzo Reale, Palazzo Madama and the Church of San Lorenzo. You will then have time to take a stroll through the lively Baroque district. Stop to savour a bicerin, a drink traditional to Turin.
Day 04 - Vercelli and Alessandria: Risotto Rice Fields
Head to Vercelli, a town of Celtic origin. Vercelli is famed for its cultivation of rice, it is grown all across the region and considered the European Capital of Rice. Stop for a lunch featuring rice based products, and also try some rice based beer!
Once you have tried these delicious treats, continue to Alessandria, a town filled with history. Originally founded in the 12th century, Alessandria is home to the Cittadella and many more impressive historical sites.
Day 05 - Barolo: Black Grapes and Truffles
Meet a truffle hunter and his dog, venturing off for a walk in the woods in search of a precious tuber. This will end with a sublime experience, getting to taste your bounty. Continue to the village of Barolo, a place that produces some of the finest wines in Italy and has done for centuries. Round off the day with a wine tasting in the Regional Enconta in Barolo Castle.
Day 06 - Departure
Depart with transfers to your airport from your destination and then to your local drop off point.