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Piedmont Walking & Wine

From £1,055.00
8 Days & 7 Nights
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Piedmont Walking & Wine

  • Explore the majestic landscapes of the Piedmont wine region in Northern Italy
  • Stay in the wine-making villages of Alba, Monforte d'Alba, and Cissone
  • Follow trails through a pastoral landscape visiting historic castles and idyllic towns
  • Cross forests, hazelnut groves, and the vineyards of Barolo and Barbaresco
  • Sample the aromatic local wine and Piedmont specialties such as white truffles
Discover the Barolo wine region of Piedmont, one of the world’s most famous wine-producing areas in Northern Italy. Set between the high peaks of the Alps and the Apennine Mountains, this region is blessed with fertile lands producing prestigious red wine. Enjoy varied walking through tranquil forests and hazelnut plantations with sublime views over vineyards and the surrounding hills. Explore the idyllic wine-producing villages such as Alba, Barolo, Monforte d’Alba, and the ’City of Roses’, Bossolasco. Stay in charming hotels and B&B’s and round off each day sampling world-class wine, paired with locally-sourced food and regional specialties such as truffle pasta, rosso di lago cheese, creamy risotto, hazelnut desserts, and dark chocolate.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Alba & overnight Day 2 Transfer to Neive; walk back to Alba 7 miles / 11 km Day 3 Transfer to Roddi; walk to Monforte d'Alba via Barolo 11 miles / 18 km Day 4 Optional loop walk from Monforte d'Alba to Novello 9 miles / 15 km Day 5 Optional loop walk to Serralunga d’Alba 11 miles / 18 km Day 6 Walk Monforte d'Alba to Cissone 8 miles / 12 km Day 7 Transfer to & from Bossolasco; chestnut loop walk 6 miles / 9 km Day 8 Onward travel from Cissone
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 12kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 12kg is equivalent to 5 bunches of flowers (grown in the Netherlands).

Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment.

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