Food and wine Tour of Piedmont with self drive experience
In this Piedmont tour, we will embark on a memorable adventure to uncover its authentic, exquisite gastronomy traditions. Relax among the breath-taking rolling hills draped with beautiful vineyard, noble palaces from the old Italian Kingdom, ancient cellars, narrow street, traditional markets.
5 Days Piedmont gastronomic Tour with Self Drive activity highlights:
- Indulge in superfine food and wines as well as marvel at alluring architecture
- Embark on a memorable adventure to uncover Piedmont's authentic, exquisite gastronomy traditions and cultures
- Relax among the breath-taking rolling hills draped with beautiful vineyard
- Have an exclusive opportunity to try out several Slow Food Presidia products
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Day 1 - Pollenzo (Bra)
Arrival and check at Pollenzo, near Bra. Start feeling the magic of Piedmont and, for dinner, indulge at the hotel restaurant, dedicated serving products of the Slow Food Presidia of Piedmont. Overnight stay.
Day 2 - La Morra, Carmagnola
We suggest to depart for an exciting tour of the aromatic Barolo vineyards in the morning. Along the way, drop by the scenic viewpoint at La Morra for a breath-taking view of the rolling hills and its beautiful surrounding vineyards. Visit Elio Altare’s wine cellars and sample their excellent wines perfectly complemented by some of Langhe’s local produce. Head down to Carmagnola and visit the Agripiemonte farm where the Carmagnola Grey Rabbits (Slow Food Presidium) are raised. Overnight stay.
Day 3 - Barbaresco, Cherasco, Monforte d’Alba
Depart to Barbaresco for a tour of the renowned Marchesi di Grésy’s cellars, which boast several top-notch historical vineyards and a range of excellent wines. After a tasting session of Barbaresco wines, we suggest heading over to Cherasco to visit its old historical centre, stroll through the quaint little streets which house the traditional workshops producing the signature ‘Baci di Cherasco’ (dark chocolates with hazelnuts). After which, visit the Giovanni Manzone’s wine cellars at Monforte d’Alba where you will be introduced and have a sample tasting of his special wines complemented by local products. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4 - Nizza Monferrato, Asti
Depart for Nizza Monferrato in the morning, which is situated deep in the core of Monferrato. This place is nicknamed as “a working man’s town”. The vineyards are lined on the edge of the city. Tour the city and stop for lunch at Trattoria Bun Ben Bon. After which, depart for Asti, the provincial capital of one of most famous wine regions of Italy. Make a stop at Torronificio Barbero for a sampling of delightful chocolate sweets and nougats. Return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5 - Pollenzo, Grinzane Cavour
Take a leisure tour of the city center of Pollenzo and visit the Banca del Vino Slow Food (Wine Bank) for a tasting session. Head to Grinzane Cavour in the afternoon for a visit to the Piedmont Regional Enoteca, nestled inside the Grinzane Cavour Castle. Indulge in some of the best Piedmont DOC and DOCG wines, especially those from Langa and Roero. Overnight stay.
Day 6 - Departure
The end of your tour is arrived, but the memories of these amazing days will stay with you forever! Depart from your hotel and head to your next destination in Italy.
- La Morra
- Monforte d'Alba
- Nizza Monferrato
- 5 nights in 4* hotels
- Daily breakfast
- 2 meals based on traditional products, including regional wines (welcome dinner Slow Food and one lunch at Slow Food "Osterie d'Italia" restaurant)
- 7 Slow Food products tastings
- City tax
- Tips (optional)
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
Please note that transportation is not included. If you need to rent a car, please contact us for a quote.
Kids under 2 years old travel for free.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability. Once your booking is confirmed we will email you a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.