s amazing 4-Days Tour of Piedmont is filled with adventures that everyone will enjoy. Your expert tour escort will take you to multiple attractions of interest while keeping you entertained.
Day 1: Milan, Monferrato region, Turin
Departure at 8:30 am from Starhotel Ritz, in Milan. Departure to the hilly area of Monferrato, in the South-east of the region Piedmont. Arrival to Acqui Terme, an old city founded by the Romans famous for its original aqueduct. In the old town, you can admire "La Bollente", a beautiful white stone structure built to protect the amazing hot spring with water at 75°. After a short walk in the old town, departure to Casale Monferrato, the capital of the ancient Dukedom of Monferrato. The old town includes several beautiful buildings with different architectural styles, such as the Fortress, the Civic Tower and the Cathedral. Free time for lunch and departure in the afternoon to Turin, capital of the region, crossing the North of Monferrato with short stops in Moncalvo, a nice village at the top of several vineyards and Crea, where it is possible to visit the local Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage. Arrival to Turin, overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Turin
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day dedicated to visit the town. Turin, of Roman origin, first capital of the Kingdom of Italy, main centre of car factory FIAT, cultural and university centre, it is nowadays the fourth biggest town of the country for inhabitants and the third for industrial development. In the morning, visit through the famous Savoy Route, including the Royal Palace, in Venaria, the greatest abode of the Royal Family. Then, continue to Superga, the second hill of the region. Here, visit to the Basilica, built at the beginning of the 1700 by commandof the King of Sardinia, Victor Amadeus II as the dedication to the Virgin in order to celebrate the victory of the Piedmont Army versus France and Spain. After lunch, visit of the downtown, including Piazza Castello, with Palazzo Madama, old Roman gate, residence of the Royal Family and finally Art Museum and the Royal Palace; the Mole Antonelliana. the Cathedral which hedges in the Shroud, a linen cloth bearing the image of a man who appears to have been physically traumatized in a manner consistent with crucifixion, Jesus, according to the catholic tradition; Piazza San Carlo, with its galleries in typical Piedmont style; walk through Via Roma and Garibaldi and free time to enjoy the everyday life of this amazing city. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Torino, Langhe, Asti, Torino
Breakfast and departure for La Morra, a medieval village famous for its "red gold", the Barolo wine. Visit to a winery and tasting of the famous local wine. The tour continues to Grinzane Cavour Castle. Between hills and pleasant scenery, arriving in Alba, capital of the Langhe, famous for the prestigious company of sweets Ferrero. Alba was founded in pre-Roman times and had a remarkable growth until the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Visit the ancient city and the Cathedral. Free time for lunch. Visit a store to taste the famous cream of white truffle. After lunch you reach Asti, famous throughout the world for the sparkling wine production. The city has medieval and Baroque features that you will enjoy during our guided tour. Return to Turin for overnight.
Day 4: Torino, Courmayeur, Aosta Milano
Breakfast at the hotel; departure to Fenis to look up to the castle, built in the XII century, located in the highest valley of the region.Then, departure to Courmayeur, a small village located at the bottom of the Mont Blanc, the last Italian place before the frontier with France. Entered in the collective imaginary due to its 11 km long tunnel between Italy and France under the Mont Blanc, it presents a unique and wonderful landscape among the best and most fascinating peaks of the Western Alps. Free time in the beautiful old town. Continuation to Aosta, capital of the autonomous region of Aosta Valley, the smallest region of our country, located in the middle of the highest mountains of the Alps. Old town, founded before Christ and partially built by the Romans according to the typical style of a Roman camp (core and parallel streets). Still today Roman tracks are extremely evident: Arch of Augustus, the Praetorian gates, the old entrances of the city and the modern district with the modern works, as the Cathedral and Piazza Chanoux with the City Hall. Free time for lunch and then, way back to Milan. End of our services.
Other tours from Milan
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