before Christmas
November 28 - December 2
Journey dates
We invite you to travel to Piedmont, to the "foot of the mountains" (from Ital. 'ai piedi dei monti'). These picturesque hills hidden in the amphitheater of mountain chains, are especially beautiful during the period of natural silence – when the autumn gradually turns into the winter.
When the hills are covered with thick fog, the vineyards with light frost, the fire crackles in the fireplaces, and the locals put on their elegant wool suits and go to the forest with hunting dogs.
Wines of Barolo, aristocratic Turin and the white truffle hunt
We are to visit Piedmont during the white truffle hunting season, the time when the most coveted mushroom in the world is ripening at its best.

The beginning of December is an ideal time to get acquainted with the wines of Piedmont, but most importantly, with the aged rich barolo. We will visit several wineries, taste the classic "monarchs" and, according to tradition, get acquainted with brave and young biodynamists.

Local cheeses are a separate chapter of the great Piedmontese encyclopedia of pleasures. We will meet a family of cheesemakers, who enjoy four generation of experience and secret recipes.

Castello di Guarene – a magnificent palace surrounded by gardens filled with art and antiques will become our cozy home for three nights in Piedmont. In an 18th-century castle in the typical Piedmont Baroque style, you will definitely feel the approach of the most wonderful time of the year.
Itinerary details
The tour begins in Turin
on Tuesday, November 28

The tour ends in Milan
on Saturday, December 2
• Arrival in Turin, self-transfer to the hotel

• 15:00 – The tour program begins. We are to spend a day in the first capital of Italy, Turin. We start with an introduction to the historic Peyrano chocolate workshop. Giacomo, a connoisseur of the history of chocolate, will meet us and personally guide us into the world of nuances of cocoa and the world of chocolate

• Exploring Turin in an evening setting. Prepare to enjoy the cozy squares, galleries and cafes in the company of an experienced guide

• Dinner at one of the best restaurants of the city, evening digest at the Grand Hotel Sitea, which will be our residence for the night
* The travel organiser may change particular details of the program which shall not make your experience less enjoyable or intense
Particitation fees:
Per person, single accom-
modation (one room available)
• Accommodation in Castell di Guarene, 3 nights with daily breakfast included
• All transfers according to the program
• Group transfer from Turin to Lange on November 28
• Group transfer from Lange to Milan on December 2
• Guide and interpreter assistance throughout the program
• 3 wineries, visits and tastings
• Truffle hunting
• Culinary show at the truffle fair with tasting
• Visit to the cheese factory with cheese tasting
The fee includes:
The fee does not include:
• A night at a hotel in Turin on November 28 (options will be proposed)
• Airline and railway tickets
• Lunches and dinners
• Individual transfers
Per person,
double accommodation
To reserve the participation, a non-refundable prepayment of 50% must be settled. The full payment is expected by October 25.
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