Day 1, Alba
Morning arrival at alba and check-in at your hotel. In early afternoon meeting with the guide and walk through the historic center of Alba, the “city of the hundred towers” already inhabited in prehistoric times and capital of the Langhe region. You will visit the Cathedral with the valuable sixteenth-century wooden organ with splendid sculptured illustrations and you will walk the pleasant “Via Maestra”. Overnight in Alba.
Day 2, Barbaresco - Barolo - La Morra 60Km
Departure for the Langhe, a unique corner of Italy that contains unrepeatable excellence. Here reigns the Nebbiolo with Barolo and Barbaresco vineyards, protected by castles, towers and fortified villages. Guided visit of the village of Barbaresco with the Regional Wine Shop in the deconsecrated Church of San Donato and ascent at the top of the Medieval Tower. Continue to Barolo, for a short guided tour of the pretty historical centre. The day ends in La Morra, custodian of fascinating traditions and architectural timeless beauties, immersed in a lush landscape. Overnight in Alba.
Day 3, Pollenzo - Grinzane Cavour 35Km
Transfer to Pollenzo, where King Charles Albert decided to create a model agricultural farm. Here you will meet with the guide. These days, the estate of the Savoy, UNESCO heritage, is home to the University of Gastronomic Sciences and the Wine Bank, a project by Carlo Petrini to build the historical memory of Italian wine. Free afternoon. We suggest a visit of Trezzo Tinella with stop at Grinzane Cavour to admire the exterior of the Castle, which housed Count Camillo Benso di Cavour. Overnight in Trezzo Tinella.
Day 4, Langhe 55Km
Visit to a hazelnut-producing farm and then to an organic cheese producer. Afternoon free to relax on the farm or for a walk through the paths with breathtaking views of the vineyards. Overnight in Trezzo Tinella
Day 5, Saluzzo 60Km
Visit to a winery that produces one of the best Moscato and Barbera wines in Piedmont, tasting included. Transfer to Saluzzo, known as the “Siena of Piedmont” for the monuments of medieval and Renaissance times and meeting with your guide for the visit of the historic center. Overnight in Saluzzo
Day 6, Savigliano - Staffarda 50 Km
Transfer to Savigliano and guided tour of the picturesque Village, rich with history and situated at the foot of the magnificent Alps. Visit of an artisan paintings restoration and preservation workshop. Transfer and guided tour of the Benedictine Abbey of Staffarda, founded in the 12th century. Afternoon free.
Day 7, Castello della Manta
Transfer to the Castle of Manta for a guided visit of this extraordinary fortress with precious paintings inspired by chivalric novels. End of the Tour.