Duration: 8 days
Duration: 8 days
You drive comfortably through the hilly landscape of Piedmont. On small quiet streets you can enjoy the view over vineyards and the small towns on the hilltops with their protruding church towers.
On the way you will make stops in selected places to visit a castello, visit a cheese maker and take this opportunity to taste the selected Piedmontese cheeses with a glass of wine.
On your round trip you will spend the night in three selected hotels and take excursions from there. You get to know the beautiful city of Turin. The capital of Piedmont was also the capital of Italy under the rule of Savoy. This wealth still shapes the cityscape today.
The Piedmont region is synonymous with top quality wines; red wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco, Nebbiolo and Barbera are produced here. The best white wines include the Arneis and Gavi, not to forget the sparkling wine Asti Spumante and the dessert wine Moscato d’Asti. The landscape of the vineyards of Langhe Roero and Monferrato are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In Piedmont there are almost 18,000 wineries that are in tough competition with one another.
World-famous products such as the Piedmont cherry and hazelnuts, which put Nutella on the road to success, and the Carmagnola mint in tic tac grow in Piedmont.
The most expensive product, however, is the white truffle, which achieves top prices at the truffle fair in Alba. On your trip you will take part in a truffle hunt and learn how and where the delicacies are hidden in nature.
The day visit to Turin takes you to the former capital of Italy. The beautiful architecture and the delicacies testify to the wealth of Turin in the time of the House of Savoy. Your guide will visit a historic café with you for tasting.
You visit Barolo in the middle of the land of great wines. The long tradition of the king of wines can be felt in every corner of the village, in the quiet alleys and the long-established family-run restaurants, but also in the character of the people. Friends of the pagan wine cult pay homage to Barolo from time to time with a “pilgrimage”.
The castle of Grinzane Cavour is located in one of the most picturesque landscapes of the Langa
Count Camillo Benso di Cavour played a central role in the unification of Italy and he was the owner of the Grinzane Castle. A museum was set up in several rooms. Here you can see a kitchen from the 17th century, as it was typical in the Alba area, as well as objects that were used for the preparation of truffles, dishes and wines. A distillery has been preserved from the 18th century.
Cherasco is located in the Langa Barbaresco wine region. You have time to stroll through the alleys with old shops. Take a walk in the hazelnut grove and try the famous Piedmontese
Hazelnuts, from which the Nutella is made.
Duration: 8 days
Calculated for 6 pax with your own cars
We assume that you would like to undertake this self-drive gourmet trip through Piedmont together with your friends. We have therefore calculated the price for three befriended couples. Of course, it is also possible to do the trip with eight or ten friends.
The price is indicative and the program is one of many variants and can be adapted to your wishes. Each travel program is worked out individually for you. If you make an inquiry, you will receive a personally tailored offer from us. The calculation of the exact prices is based on the availability of the selected hotels and the travel period. The prices can therefore be different for different travel times. Please let us know the number of participants and special wishes with your request.
The Gourmet Trip for Self Drivers in Piedmont includes:
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The first accommodation is in the middle of the nature of the Piedmontese countryside in a rural village. The 4-star hotel was an aristocratic family residence between the cities of Turin and Aosta.
The resort is located on a hill in the middle of the Langhe wine-growing region. You enjoy the wide view over the landscape and can relax in the in-house spa.
You spend the last night in a real castle. A 4-star resort with suites and lounges has been set up in the historic manor house from the 16th and 17th centuries.