Monferrato & Langhe-Wines, Truffles and Castles

Day 1 - Welcome wine cocktail and dinner at a typical country inn. Return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2 - Departure for Alba
Visit the town and transfer to the wine estate, Marchesi di Gresy, in Barbaresco. Tour the vineyards and visit the cellars for wine tasting; a light country lunch will follow.Then travel along the wine road towards Roddi with the dog training school for truffle hunters;then on to Cisterna d’Asti, to visit the castle and the museum dedicated to trades and crafts of the past. Dinner with regional dishes will be provided in a country inn. Return to the hotel.

Day 3 - Transfer to Asti market to buy the ingredients for today’s cooking lesson, A typical seasonal menu mainly made with truffles will be prepared; after the food preparation you get to taste your creation along with a class on paring food and wine in Piedmont cuisine and also on the use of local wines in the creation of wine cocktails. Meeting with the “tartufaio” (truffle hunter) and his dog. Gala dinner follows with typical dishes featuring truffles.

Day 4 - Transfer to a village near Asti to participate in the Asti and Alba White Truffle festival; lunch with truffle dishes either in a restaurant serving local specialities or with the festival organizers.

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights

The prices include:
3 Nights hotel accommodation in 4 star hotels, daily breakfast, lunch and Dinner as mentioned in the itinerary – drinks included.
All ground transportation in deluxe air conditioned minivan or minibus
Guided visits with licensed guides
Food and wine tasting per the itinerary and entrance fees.

The price does not include:
Airfare or transfers to and from the airport.

Cost:Euro 930.00 per person
Our package price is based on double occupancy.
Single supplement is an additional Euro 120.00

Please call Trave1icious at 323 669 1866 for details, tour dates and reservations...

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