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Description

Experience the diverse and spectacular region of Italy's Piedmont! Here with our Italy vacation package, you will enjoy...amazing Eno-Gastronomy  -- from the region's famed wines...Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo, Asti... to delicious regional cuisine including its acclaimed white truffles, hazelnuts, chocolate, cheeses, rice varieties and more; Religious and pilgrimage sites - such as La Passione Di Cristo in Sordevolo (The Passion of Christ) that is performed every five years - and stays at the Santuary of Oropa with its iconic Black Madonna; Cultural and Experiential offerings including cooking class programs, wine tastings in centuries old cellars, opportunities to explore castles, museums, and more... the options are endless with our tours to Italy. This Italy vacation you will forever treasure.


Itinerary

Day 1 - Biella

Pick up your rental car and begin your discovery of Piedmont, the ancient dominion of the Savoys, the ill-fated royal family who ruled Italy from the Unification in 1870 until abdication in 1946. Today, Piedmont is a mecca for gourmands from every corner of the universe that come to sip its wines, nibble on its cheeses, savor its stupendous meat dishes, and last but far from least, to pay whatever price they must to taste its truffles.

Day 2 - Biella/Ricetto di Candelo/Sordevolo/Oropa/Biella (approx. 30 miles)

Today visit Ricetto di Candelo (approx. 3 miles), a perfectly preserved fortified medieval village, Sordevolo (approx. 5 miles), site of a celebrated Passion Play enacted every 5 years, and Oropa Sacred Mount (approx. 6 miles), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B)

Day 3 - Biella/Turin(approx. 51 miles)

Today drive to Turin, once Italy's first capital city and today Italy's auto industry capital. Check in at your hotel and start exploring this unique city where modernity exists alongside tradition and history. (B)

Day 4 - Turin/Asti (approx. 70 miles)

Italy vacationToday visit Asti, a picturesque and charming town, known for its sparkling wine. Among the architectural landmarks are noble palaces, towers and ancient churches, and the magnificent gothic cathedral. Stop for lunch in the triangular shaped Piazza Alfieri, where the town's famous Palio (horse race) is staged. (B)

Day 5 - Turin/Barolo/Alba/Turin (approx. 105 miles)

Today is a gastronome's grand adventure into the Langhe, the land of white truffle, savory cheeses and great wines. Travel through verdant vineyards, hilltops with villages and castles, and stop for visits of Barolo and Alba. (B)

Day 6 - Turin

 Italy vacationsDrop off your car and say ''arrivederci'' to Italy or extend your stay. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 5 nights
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Car rental -Category C. Car Rental includes unlimited mileage, CDW (Collision Damage Waiver), TP (Theft Protection), Third Party Liability (including passengers), airport surcharge, 24 hour-a-day road assistance, VAT (Value Added Tax), AAO (Additional Driver)
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Excludes

    • Airfare, Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
    • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) if required 
    • Tips and Personal items 
    • Travel Insurance 
    • Optional Tours

Departures & Rates

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