Langhe, Verona and Valpolicella : The lands of the white truffles and of the wines of kings
13th - 15th November 2022
In the north-eastern part of Italy you find the region of Piedmont, in the north-eastern part of Italy, was introduced to most people during the Olympic Winter Games in 2006 with Turin as the capital city. The region is characterized by its varying nature, high hills and Alps in the north and to the west bordering with France. The flat landscape around the city of Turin is crossed by the river Po finding its way through the Po plain and ending in the Adriatic Sea. In the southern part of the Region is characterized by the beautiful billowing hills; in the provinces of Alessandria, Asti and Cuneo, and some of the most famous wine districts in Italy producing wines of world wide fame: Barbera, Dolcetto, Barbaresco, Barolo, Spumante Metodo Classico and the sweet dessert wines Moscato d’Asti and Brachetto d’Acqui.
The territory was included in the UNESCO Heritage List in June 2014.
The local gastronomy is considered to be one of the best and its population greets tourists with great pleasure and genuine, cordial warmth.
THE MONFERRATO HILLS South of Turin lies the Monferrato territory with beautiful billowing hills. District of the famous wines, such as Barbera d’Asti, Spumante Metodo Classico and Moscato. Here is the city of ASTI with ab. 75.000 inhabitants; founded in the Roman times 89 B.C. Today it is a modern city with many historical monuments and a very nice old town centre from the Middle Ages. Perfect for a cultural stroll.
Sunday 12th November
Meet&Greet at each arrival airport - transfer by car to the Hotel.
19:30 Dinner in a typical Restaurant
Monday 13th November
09:00 Departure with a private coach for a short drive into the heart of the Langa ‘Barbaresco’, perched on the Rocche along the Tanaro river. Its elevation, between 150 and 450 metres above sea level, is ideal for the growing of grapes.
11:00 Departure toward La Morra, a small village in the Barolo wine district, built at a height of about 500 metres above sea level, offering a beautiful panoramic view of the Langhe.
11:30 Visit to Brezza Barolo Winery, owned and managed by the Brezza family since 1885, followed by wine tasting. Nestled amid the vineyards on the outskirts of the village, the winery features a renowned restaurant, also managed by the Brezza family.
12:30 Lunch at the Brezza restaurant
15:00 Departure to the romantic city of Verona
Arrival in Verona and check-in at the Hotel
Dinner in a typical Restaurant
Tuesday 14th November
Visit of Verona
Transfer by coach to Venice Tronchetto, then by private motorboat to the Hotel Check-in and relax, enjoying Venice.