Piedmont Nature & Taste (6 Days/ 5 Nights) From AED5,335*

Ref: PNTFYI

 

  • Discover the incredible palaces and gardens of the Lake Maggiore islands 

  • Experience the Italian culinary tradition by visiting local producers and tasting the finest genuine food

  • Enjoy a unique walk on one of the most panoramic path overlooking 7 lakes with an expert hiking guide

  • Be fascinated by the majestic palaces and monuments of Turin

  • Go on a truffle hunt among woods with expert trifolau and his dog

  • Enjoy horse riding among woods and trails

Day 1: Milan - Maggiore Lake - Arrival

  (-/-/L)

Arrival at Milan Malpensa airport. Private transfer to Maggiore Lake. Accommodation. Enjoy an afternoon boat excursion to the enchanting Borromean islands. Welcome dinner in local restaurant.

 

Overnight.

Day 2: Trekking on Mottarone

(B/-/-)

Breakfast. Meet your guide for a private excursion on the big Mottarone ring to observe the profile of 7 lakes, the mountains of Val Grande, the majestic chain of Monte Rosa and the clear sky with the Monviso and the skyscrapers of Milan! Duration: 3 hours. Difference in height 200 mt. Return to Maggiore lake and time at disposal for relax. Dinner at leisure.

 

Overnight.

Day 3: Orta Lake - Turin Tour

(B/-/-)

Breakfast. Departure for a self-guided visit to Orta San Giulio. This small lake is an authentic hidden gem and offers a unique romantic atmosphere.
Proceed towards Turin.
Arrival and accommodation in hotel centrally located. In the afternoon our local guide will take you discovering the most beautiful corners of the city centre. Stop for a tasting of the typical Bicerin in historical cafè.

 

Dinner at leisure and overnight.

Day 4: Langhe, Horse Riding & Lunch

(B/L/-)

Breakfast. Private transfer to the excursion starting point. Today – thanks to an incredible horse riding – you will enjoy a unique taste of country life, in a setting providing the ideal environment for peaceful rides amidst woods, trails and hills breathing in the most authentic smells of nature. Lunch with typical products on a farm to savour the magic of these hills to the full. In the afternoon relax in your country relais. Time at disposal for additional activities (visit to local farms, cheese and hazelnut producers)

Day 5: Truffle Hunting or Cooking Class

(B/L/-)

Breakfast. Day at leisure. Optional excurison:

 

Truffle Hunting

Meeting with the Truffle expert In the morning experience the real truffle hunting with dogs in the hills around Alba. An expert “trifulau” will take you to the hidden places where truffle grows. The search could take up to 1 hour. Enjoy a lunch based on local specialities including the truffle!

 

Cooking Class

As alternative you can choose a Cooking class with an expert chef Discover the roots of the best Italian local food culture, picking up some of the secrets behind the flavours and ingredients from an expert cook, alongside magical ways of combining them to create the typical dishes of the Langhe, Monferrato and Roero - Piedmont. The course is held in a homely setting in a panoramic location on the hills. Many cooking classes can be arranged: typical cuisine, vegetarian and organic cooking, desserts and pastry classes. Enjoy a social lunch/dinner.

 

Return to Alba for the overnight.

Day 6: Milan - Departure

(B/-/-)

Breakfast and departure to Milan. Fly back or extend your stay in Milan for 1 or more nights.

If you would like to customize this itinerary, please provide us with your requirements by contacting us.

Services Include

  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).

  • Hotel accommodation in double room with en-suite bathroom / hotel or country relais

  • Breakfasts

  • Private transfers by air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking driver as per itinerary

  • Guided tours with English speaking expert guides: Palace Borromeo on Isola Bella, Trekking on Mottarone, Turin

  • Boat transfer on Maggiore lake

  • Welcome dinner

  • Truffle hunt or cooking class, including typical lunch

  • Horse riding including lunch

  • VAT taxes

Services Do Not Include

  • International and domestic flights (quoted separately).

  • Meals other than mentioned above.

  • Local city taxes (to pay on the spot)

  • Tips and personal expenses

  • Travel insurance (available on request)

  • Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above.

* The price is subject to different factors such as the number of persons, hotel, date of booking...

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