One of the highlights of a visit to Langhe is exploring its prestigious wine country. The region is renowned for producing some of Italy’s finest wines, including the esteemed Barolo and Barbaresco. Take a leisurely stroll through the vineyards, visit family-run wineries, and indulge in wine tastings that will introduce you to the rich flavors and aromas of these exceptional wines.
But Langhe is not just about wine. It is also a land of exquisite culinary delights. The local cuisine is a true reflection of the region’s agricultural heritage, with a focus on simple yet flavorful dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. From the rich and hearty truffle-based dishes to the delicate handmade pasta and the savory Piedmontese meat dishes, every bite is a celebration of authentic flavors.
In addition to its culinary treasures, Langhe is dotted with charming medieval villages that will transport you back in time. Explore the cobbled streets of Alba, known for its truffle markets and picturesque squares. Visit the hilltop village of La Morra, where you can admire breathtaking panoramic views of the vineyards. Discover the enchanting town of Barolo, with its medieval castle and narrow alleys lined with wine cellars.
Don’t miss the opportunity to discover our Wine and Gastronomy Tour of Italy.
Let’s take a sneak peek at what awaits you to discover!
Our wine and gastronomy tour of Italy begins in Verona, a city of romance and history, where you’ll have the opportunity to discover the timeless charm of one of “The Beauties of Veneto.” Here you will spend three nights in a 4* hotel in city center with breakfast included. Immerse yourself in the romantic atmosphere of this historic city as you explore its ancient streets and visit iconic landmarks such as the Arena di Verona, a magnificent Roman amphitheater.
Unveil the others hidden gems of Veneto region such as Milan, the city of fashion, Lake Garda, Sirmione with his Scaligero Castle on our “The Beauties of Veneto” tour.
Next, we will travel to Turin. Get ready to be captivated by the grandeur of this regal city, known for its rich art and cultural heritage. Enjoy a welcome tour accompanied by an aperitif, discovering the city’s hidden gems and fascinating history.
Did you know that in Turin, there’s one of the world’s most important museums dedicated to the history and culture of ancient Egypt? Visit the Egyptian Museum during your leisure time. Explore captivating exhibits showcasing an extensive collection of Egyptian artifacts, including mummies, hieroglyphics, and ancient relics, providing a unique and educational experience that is not to be missed.
Next step: Langhe, a region renowned for its exquisite wines and charming villages which unveils two of its precious gems: Neive and Barolo. Explore the medieval village of Neive, perched atop a hill and surrounded by picturesque vineyards. Our leisurely stroll along cobbled streets will lead us to the iconic Clock Tower, a symbol of Neive’s rich history. From Piazza Italia, the heart of the village, we’ll gaze upon architectural marvels like the Ancient Town Hall and Palazzo Borghese, housing ancient cellars carved into the rock. Marvel at the breathtaking panorama from Piazza Negro, offering a captivating view of the enchanting Langhe landscape.
Later, we’ll transfer to Barolo, a village synonymous with the finest wine of the region. Enjoy free time to wander through the charming streets, passing by historic cellars, traditional eateries, and the famed Panetteria Craveri, renowned for its delectable breadsticks. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Falletti Castle, where the Barolo Regional Enoteca resides, and where the iconic Barolo wine was first crafted in the 13th century by Giulia Falletti.
Our journey continues to Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Delve into the city’s artistic treasures. Explore the magnificent Duomo, admire the masterpieces at the Uffizi Gallery, and stroll across the iconic Ponte Vecchio. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit a local farm market and participate in a cooking class, where you will learn the secrets of traditional Tuscan cuisine.
Did you know that Tuscany, is also the region that saw the birth, growth and learning of the artistic knowledge that allowed Leonardo to express himself?
At the following link, you will find the Leonardo’s Tour of Tuscany.
As you immerse yourself in Florence’s artistic treasures, don’t miss the chance to explore our exclusive “Collection of Experiences“, where you can indulge in a variety of activities, including cooking classes, wine tastings, pizza making, boat tours, vintage Vespa tour, world of Ferrari in Maranello, and much more. Let the adventures begin!
Finally, we will arrive in Rome, the Eternal City, where you will stay for three nights. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of ancient Rome as you visit iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums.
Experience the rich history and vibrant culture of the city during a guided tour, which will reveal fascinating stories and hidden treasures.
Explore the wonders of Rome with our selection of captivating day tours in Rome.
Extension for an excursion to Castelli Romani
Additionally, don’t miss the chance to explore the charming Castelli Romani region, known for its picturesque landscapes and quaint villages.
Discover Frascati, Grottaferrata and the Tuscolan Villas, once summer residences of the nobility today witnesses of the uniqueness and grandeur of this territory. And what about a tour through Castel Gandolfo, a delightful town overlooking Lake Albano, for centuries the seat of the papal summer residence?
For those eager to discover more about this delightful region have a look at our selection of Castelli Romani Tour.
Throughout the tour, you will have the chance to indulge in wine tastings and culinary experiences that showcase the flavors of the regions we visit.
If you’re a wine enthusiast and want to explore more about others Enogastronomic Experiences in Southern Italy, don’t miss our selection of exclusive wine tours in the region.
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