Tour Piedmont October 23rd – 31st, 2020

Travel in Italy as an Italian

Friday October 23rd: Milano Malpensa Airport/Torino

Arrival in the morning at Milano Malpensa airport and private transfer to our first destination: Torino, the capital of the region. Check in at 4 stars hotel in Torino, free time and welcome dinner, all together, in a selected restaurant in the city.

Saturday October 24th: Torino

After breakfast at the hotel, an interesting guided tour of the city will wait for you, with our English-speaking tour guide, discovering the fascinating history of Torino. After the guided tour, we will move to a chocolate pastry shop, learning about the chocolate production and, following, a delicious tasting! After the visit, you will be free to discover the city and its food on your own.

Sunday October 25th: Torino/Asti/Alba/Benevello

Today, pack your bags and, while you have breakfast, Attavola staff will collect your luggage to move to Asti, to visit an artisan nougat company, walking inside the workshop while they produce nougat, learning about the production and tasting nougat just made! After the visit, you will have some free time for a walk in Asti and a lunch on your own. After lunch we will continue our trip towards our next destination, Benevello, a pretty village where our second hotel is located. After the check in at 4 stars hotel, a little free time and all together we will go for dinner in a selected restaurant in Alba.

Monday October 26th: Benevello/Costigliole d’Asti/Canelli/Benevello

This morning, after breakfast at the hotel… truffle time! We will reach a truffle producer, who lives in the middle of beautiful hills of the area. First, he will explain you the different varieties of truffle and everything you should know about it. After this introduction, we will move in the wood with him and his dog for the truffle hunting! It will be an amazing experience! After having hunted the truffle, we will come back to the company for a tasting lunch with the truffle just hunted…so good! After lunch, we will come back to the hotel, to have some free time and relax, before going to dinner, all together, in a selected restaurant.

Tuesday October 27th: Benevello/Mango/Alba/Barolo/Benevello

After breakfast, we will reach a hazelnuts producer, located in the Langhe hills, for visiting his company, walking through its beautiful hazelnut trees, learning about the harvest and the production, and tasting the final product. After the visit, if you like, you will have the chance to buy some products, following we will move to Alba, free time for a walk in the city and lunch on your own. Transfer back to the hotel after lunch, free time at the hotel, before going to Barolo, the land of red wine, visiting a Barolo wine company, learning about the production, discovering its amazing products and tasting dinner with the producer, enjoying one of the most renowned Italian wines.

Wednesday October 28th: Benevello/Alba/Benevello

Today you cook!
In the morning, after breakfast, we will reach Alba, visiting the amazing white truffle fair, knowing the little artisan producers, tasting and buying local products, then lunch all together in a selected restaurant. After lunch we will come back to the hotel. In the afternoon we will go in the kitchen, for the cooking class: a professional chef will work with your group and you will be responsible for preparing a traditional Piemontese meal. The chef and his team will assist you in the preparation of the dishes. At dinner, you will enjoy what you have cooked! Tonight, cooking class dinner.

Thursday October 29th: Benevello/Vercelli/Como

Today, pack your bags and, while you have breakfast, Attavola staff will collect your luggage to move to Como. Before reaching the beautiful city of the Lombardia region, we will make a stop in Vercelli, for visiting a rice company, learning about the production, the harvest, the varieties and tasting lunch with the producer. After lunch we will continue our trip to reaching Como. Check in at 4 stars hotel by the lake, free time in Como and dinner on your own.

Friday October 30th: Como

After breakfast, you will visit a silk company in Como, which is very well known for the silk production. We will visit the workshop and we will admire their beautiful items. After the visit you will be free to discover the city and its food on your own, until evening when we will meet all together for the group dinner in a selected restaurant.

Saturday October 31th: Como/Milano Malpensa Airport

After breakfast, transfer to Milano Malpensa airport.

Ciao for now!

Service included

Dedicated concierge service, for the whole trip for any need/support.

Private transfer from and to Milano Malpensa Airport.

Transportation for the whole trip, including parking, gas and tolls.

4 stars hotels reservation, including custom luggage service in and out.

  • At the check in you will find your luggage delivered directly in your room.
  • At the check out your luggage will be collected in the bus.

9 meals, between lunches and dinners:

 

  • 5 meals at typical restaurants, representative of the region.
  • 3 tastings lunch/dinner with artisan producers + 3 tastings:
  • Wine producer

       Visit, explanation of the winery and tasting dinner.

  • Truffle producer

Visit, explanation of the company, truffle hunting and tasting lunch.

  • Rice producer

Visit, explanation of the company and tasting lunch.

  • Chocolate producer

Visit, explanation of the company and tasting.

  • Nougat producer

Visit, explanation of the company and tasting.

  • Huzelnut producer

Visit, explanation of the company and tasting.

  • Half day dedicated on the cooking class plus dinner.

For each meal covered by Attavola:

  • You will have 3 or 4 courses, beverages (water and wine) included.
  • We pick personally the menus and wine pairing.

Guided tour of Torino with English speaking tour guide.

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