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Piedmont Truffle & Cheese Experience

Piedmont Truffle & Cheese Experience

5 Days/4 Nights From
AU$3,033 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Food & wineFood & wine
  • Tour Code
    SYN-19-6078
  • Travel From
    01 May 2019
  • Travel Until
    26 Oct 2019
  • Operating Days
    Daily
5 Days/4 Nights From
AU$3,033 Per person twin share
 
  • Tour Type
    Food & wineFood & wine
  • Tour Code
    SYN-19-6078
  • Travel From
    01 May 2019
  • Travel Until
    26 Oct 2019
  • Operating Days
    Daily
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 4-night accommodationActivityActivity Truffle and cheese tastingInclusionInclusion Hop-on, hop-off bus ticket in TurinInclusionInclusion High-speed train ticket Rome to Turin & vice versaMealMeal Daily breakfastTourTour Tour of Turin, the Langhe region and Rome

Summary

Experience the best of Piedmont with a tour of its capital and countryside in quest of the most delicious truffle and cheese. Visit popular tourist attractions in Turin, including Reggia di Venaria Reale, the church of St. Hubert, and the Theatre of History and Magnificence, and then head to Barbaresco, a charming village surrounded by vineyards and local wineries, for cheese and wine tastings. Travel to the breathtaking, hilly region of Roero to try truffle hunting with trained dogs and a local hunter. Enjoy local specialties, such as cheese, cold cuts and virgin oil, right after your adventure in the wood. Return to Turin to catch a high-speed train back to Rome and explore the main highlights of the world-famous Eternal City.

This tour departs from Rome.

Highlights

  • Truffle and cheese tasting in the Langhe region
  • Truffle hunting in the wood with trained dogs and a truffle hunter
  • Explore Turin with a hop-on, hop-off bus tour

Itinerary

Day 1, Rome – Turin
Upon arrival at Fiumicino Airport, transfer to Termini Railway Station in Rome. Leave Rome to Turin by rail (4 hours) and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Turin.

Day 2, Royal Palace and Open Bus tour
After breakfast, visit the Monumental Palace or Reggia (closed on Monday) that boasts some of the finest examples of universal Baroque: the elegant Hall of Diana designed by Amedeo di Castellamonte, the solemn Great Gallery and the Church of St. Hubert, the imposing complex of the Juvarra Stables designed by Filippo Juvarra in the 18th century, the sumptuous decorations and the spectacular Fountain of the Stag in the Court of Honor. The fountain provides a unique setting for the Theater of History and Magnificence, the permanent display - almost 2,000 metres long - devoted to the House of Savoy, that spans from the basement level to the Piano Nobile of the Reggia. In the afternoon, delight in an orientation tour with hop-on and hop-off bus trip. Overnight in your hotel. (B)

Day 3, Truffle and Cheese Excursion
After breakfast, meet your private driver and transfer to Barbaresco.  Reach a historical cheese ager. You will visit the cheese museum and the aging cellar, following an incredible six cheeses tasting with wine pairing. Free time in La Morra, cute medieval hamlet, and Grinzane Cavour to visit on your own the Castle and the Langhe Museum. Early in the afternoon, continue to Roero area and go on truffle hunting with trained dogs and the truffle hunter. After this suggestive walk in the wood, you will enjoy truffle tasting with local cheeses, cold cuts and virgin oil. Be back at your accommodation around 6:00 pm. Overnight in your hotel. (B)

Day 4, Turin – Rome
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Turin Porta Nuova railway station to catch the train to Rome. Upon arrival in Termini Railway Station, take a private transfer to your hotel in Rome, where you will stay overnight. Enjoy some free time in the afternoon to discover the Eternal City. (B)

Day 5, Rome
After breakfast, transfer to Fiumicino airport. End of tour. (B)

Inclusions

  • 4-night accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Turin and Rome
  • Daily breakfast
  • Group tour to Royal Palace
  • Hop-on, hop-off bus ticket in Turin valid for 1 day (Line C)
  • Full day excursion to the Langhe area by minivan with English-speaking driver
  • Truffle and cheese tasting
  • Transfer to/from railway station and airport
  • High-speed train ticket (Rome – Turin – Rome)

Important Notes

  • For operational reasons, the order of excursions may be changed.

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