Piedmont Wine and Truffle Experience

3 days

Discover Piedmont the land of wine and fine food! There are few more enticing destinations for gourmet travellers than Piedmont! Truffle hunting is a must for all discerning foodie lovers, the ultimate gourmet holiday. Hunting in the woods around Alba for the most precious black and white truffles followed by a wine tasting truffle lunch!

Trip Highlights

  • Return flights to Turin with private airport transfers

  • Enjoy the ultimate 5 star luxury hotel with beautiful views across the vineyards in the Langhe wine country

  • Savour a sensational Michelin star tasting menu paired with wines

  • Explore the world-famous wine region of Piedmont with a private wine guide visiting some of the regions famous wine villages such as; Barolo, La Morra or Serralunga d'Alba

  • Truffle hunt with lunch paired with wines (cookery class is also possible)

from $1,560 per person

This is a guide price based on 4 people travelling together and sharing rooms. Flights and private transfers have been included with this package.


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Trip details

Day 1

Relax with private transfers from the airport. Stay 2 nights in a luxury vineyard spa hotel, considered the jewel of one of the most precious areas of Piedmont with beautiful views across the vineyards in the Langhe. In the evening savour a sensational Michelin star tasting menu paired with wines.

Day 2

After breakfast, meet with your private wine guide. In the morning you will enjoy a memorable truffle hunt around Alba for the most precious black and white truffles. You will learn the inside ropes from a professional truffle hunter and his trained dog. Your hunt will end with a wine tasting lunch in the truffle hunters home.

During the afternoon, you will visit some of the regions famous wine villages such as; Barolo, La Morra or Serralunga d’Alba. Here we will visit a great producer to taste a selection of wines including award winning Barolos.

 

Day 3

Explore Alba, (the truffle festival 8th October to 27th November) Alba is not only beautiful it is a superb place to eat – the gourmet capital of Piedmont. In particular famous for its white truffles and chocolates – it is where Ferrero Rocher and Nutella come from. Known as the city of a hundred medieval towers the old town centre is a beautifully preserved town, with a great atmosphere. The Alba White Truffle World Market is the largest international exhibition of truffles! Relax with lunch before travelling home.

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