October 2022 / October 2022
Detailed day by day description
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TRANSFER from the airport, if you have it included or purchasing. Our transfer will be waiting for you with a poster on behalf of Carrani or its name to the output of the custom (after collecting your luggage).
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departure at 8:30 am from the hotel starhotels ritz in milan. departure to the hilly area of monferrato, in the south-east of the region piedmont. arrival to acqui terme, an old city founded by the romans famous for its original aqueduct. in the old town, you can admire “la bollente”, a beautiful white stone structure built to protect the amazing hot spring with water at 75°. after a short walk in the old town, departure to casale monferrato, the capital of the ancient dukedom of monferrato. the old town includes several beautiful buildings with different architectural styles, such as the fortress, the civic tower and the cathedral. free time for lunch and departure in the afternoon to turin, capital of the region, crossing the north of monferrato with short stops in moncalvo, a nice village at the top of several vineyards and crea, where it is possible to visit the local monastery, a unesco world heritage. arrival to turin, overnight at the hotel.
breakfast at the hotel. today, in the langhe you will be invited to taste a glass of an extraodinary local red wine: barolo. morover, you will discover products made with both white and black truffles. departure to asti. the city presents roman and baroque style and tracks of the middle age and of the renaissance. in the world, it is known due to its top-production of wines, of which the most important one is the asti spumante. visit of the downtown: santa maria assunta cathedral, piazza roma with the monument to italy, the red tower, of the roman age, the baroque palaces and the middle age towers. later, continue to alba, town considered as the capital of the langhe, district of hills and strong production of wines, known also as the regional leader in the ambit of buying and selling of truffles and chocolates (ferrero, the multinational factory in the production of tea, chocolate, biscuits all over the world). founded in the pre-roman age, alba had an important role in the middle age. visit of the cathedral, the old town centre with the road of business, vittorio emanuele and cavour and the city hall palace. lunch at your own. in the afternoon, through an amazing trip among hills and vineyards, arrive to grinzane cavour, that houses the castle with the same name and some of the main wine bars of the area. there, the first italian prime minister, camillo cavour created the myth of the barolo and la morra, a small village of the middle age. it grounds its richness on the so called “red gold”, the barolo. visit of the old town with great views towards the langhe hills. then, back to turin. overnight at the hotel.
breakfast at the hotel. departure to fenis to look up to the castle, built in the xii century, located in the highest valley of the region. built by command of the family challant because of a reason of prestige, now it represents one of the most charming masterpieces of that age in all northern italy. then, departure to courmayeur, a small village located at the bottom of the mont blanc, the last italian place before the frontier with france. entered in the collective imaginary due to its 11 km long tunnel between italy and france under the mont blanc, it presents a unique and wonderful landscape among the best and most fascinating peaks of the western alps. free time in the beautiful old town. continuation to aosta, capital of the autonomous region of aosta valley, the smallest region of our country, located in the middle of the highest mountains of the alps. old town, founded before christ and partially built by the romans according to the typical style of a roman camp (core and parallel streets). still today roman tracks are extremely evident: arch of augustus, the praetorian gates, the old entrances of the city and the modern district with the modern works, as the cathedral and piazza chanoux with the city hall. free time for lunch and then, way back to milan. end of our services.
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