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From Turin: Half-Day Medieval Sacra di San Michele Tour

1. From Turin: Half-Day Medieval Sacra di San Michele Tour

Depart Turin and journey to the Sacra di San Michele by private coach, and get ready to experience one of the most beautiful abbeys of the Italian Alps. You can choose either a private or shared experience for this tour. Famous worldwide as the inspiration for Umberto Eco’s bestselling novel "The Name of the Rose" (and for the film adaptation starring Sean Connery and Christian Slater), the Sacra di San Michele is regarded as one of the most important examples of Romanesque architecture in Europe. It was founded on the summit of Mount Pirchiriano and overlooks the valley of the Val di Susa with breathtaking views of the Alps. To reach the marble "Doorway of the Zodiac" (Porta dello Zodiaco) visitors must climb 243 steps, but the unique view from the top is worth it. Discover the whimsical 12th-century "Doorway of the Zodiac" and look closer at its putti (cherubs) pulling at each other’s hair. Marvel at the steep stone staircase known as the "Staircase of the Dead" with its 18-meter high pillar that supports the floor of the church and the tower of the "Bell'Alda." Get an astonishing view of the valley and the "Via Francigena" before the return journey to Turin

From Turin: La Venaria Reale Private Tour with Entry Ticket

2. From Turin: La Venaria Reale Private Tour with Entry Ticket

Take an excursion from Turin, with a private guide and driver, to the Palace of Venaria, a former lavish hunting lodge that has been completely restored and is now a Unesco World Heritage Site. Enjoy hassle-free access with a skip-the-line entry ticket. Meet your private guide in downtown Turin and transfer by a private car/minivan to Venaria Hunting Palace. Begin your exploration of the historic residence of the House of Savoy. Soak in the rich history and beauty of the site as you walk through the stunning Baroque interiors of the palace. See the enchanting Hall of Diana made by Amedeo Castellamonte. Admire the splendor of the Great Gallery (Galleria Grande). Continue to another one of Filippo Juvarra's masterpieces, the solemn Church of St. Hubert (Chiesa di Sant'Uberto). Finally, take a stroll in the peaceful gardens with a glittering stag fountain.

From Turin: food and wine guided tour in Canavese

3. From Turin: food and wine guided tour in Canavese

This 1-day tour takes you on a discovery of Canavese, the borderland at the foot of the Alps of the Piedmont region, a natural gateway between the Italian peninsula and Europe. This region was a crossroad for armies, merchants, and pilgrims tracing the routes of the Via Salaria and Via Francigena through the valley of Mont Blanc and Graie Alps reaching Turin, the capital of the Savoy Reign and the first Italian capital. This land of lakes, hills, forests, and castles is protected by the Serra Morenica, one of the largest morainic hills in the world. Here the vineyards enjoy the sweetness of its microclimate, producing excellent wines including the Carema Nebbiolo and the Caluso Erbaluce. The Canavese cuisine has distinct flavors including cured meats and Alpine pasture cheeses, “Capònet” rolls of savoy cabbage with meat, stuffed onions with amaretto, “Ajucche” wild herb soup served with bread, and “Bagna Caòda”; the distinguished anchovy sauce served as a dip for crudités. All of this is just a taste of what awaits you on this tour. Detailed Itinerary: Noon: Guided tour in one of the castles of the Canavese region. According to seasonal availability and the clients' preferences, the options are the Castello di Agliè or the Castello di Masino. Then enjoy lunch in a local restaurant with a fixed menu and wine included. Afternoon: Guided tour of the city of Ivrea followed by wine degustation in a local winery.

Full-Day Langhe Region Tour with Wine Tasting

4. Full-Day Langhe Region Tour with Wine Tasting

Enjoy a full-day tour with a private car and driver from your Hotel in Turin. Your professional guide and driver will escort you to the most famous towns of the Monferrato and Langhe area. Start your day with a visit to Alba, famous for its white truffle and delicatessen. Enjoy the city centre before continuing on to Neive; once called one of the most beautiful Hamlets in the world. After your tour of Alba you will continue to the Barolo Region. Whilst in Barolo you will get the opportunity to try some of the region's most famous wines, such as Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo, Roero and Barbera. Sample the Barolo wines from this region and get the chance to try a DOCG accredited wine. After your wine tasting session enjoy a light lunch in a typical Trattoria with a full view of breathtaking landscapes of the Langhe Hills and see why they are a UNESCO heritage listed site. Once you have finished your delicious lunch you will be driven back to Turin by your guide and driver. 

Turin: Private Barolo Wine Region Day Trip with Lunch

5. Turin: Private Barolo Wine Region Day Trip with Lunch

Begin your journey into the heart of the Barolo region with an intimate visit to a winery situated in the town of Alba. This winery is one of the most well-known in Barolo, producing wines that are renowned for their quality. Sip on a variety of wines as you learn about the rich heritage of Italian wine making. After your first wine tasting you will be taken to the picturesque town of Piedmont, to savor the flavors of traditional Italian dishes. Piedmont is a cradle of traditional cooking techniques, embracing the principles of “slow food” philosophy, which strives to preserve traditional and regional cuisine. Your meal will be complemented by wines from the restaurant’s refined selection. Following your lunch, you will continue onto a guided tour of one of Barolo’s most famous wineries, which grows exclusively the Nebbiolo grape. During your wine tasting, the sommelier will tell you about the unique methods implemented in the making of this red wine. Lastly, drive through the Langhe region, to see the small, but beautiful historical center of Barbaresco, which is surrounded by scenic vineyards and rolling hills. Here, you can admire the natural panorama, medieval fortresses, and surrounding settlements before heading back to Turin.

Private Tour: Barolo Wine Tasting in Langhe area from Torino

6. Private Tour: Barolo Wine Tasting in Langhe area from Torino

Explore top selected wine cellars and astonishing vineyards in Langhe and Roero, UNESCO world Heritage Sites, as you taste Piedmontese excellent wines. Specially selected and historical wine producers and an expert local guide will help you to better understand the flavors and specialties of the Piedmontese wine-making tradition. Choose between a half day or a full day tour. On the half-day tour, you will visit two wine cellars in La Morra or Barolo (2 wine cellars) On the full day tour, you will have a guided tour of Alba, the town of the white truffle, as well as tastings of Piedmontese specialties at a local shop. Have a gourmet lunch at typical restaurant and visit the two wine cellars.

From Turin: Half-Day Truffle Hunting and Lunch in Piedmont

7. From Turin: Half-Day Truffle Hunting and Lunch in Piedmont

Following a pickup from your accommodation in Turin, your personal driver will take to Alba in the Piedmont region, the gastronomical capital of Italy famous for its exquisite black and white truffles approximately an hour's drive away. Together with your truffle-hunting expert and well-trained dogs, you will search fertile ground to find your own truffles.   The real hero of the excursion is the dog who will keep moving through the trees and sniffing at the base of the trunks to find the truffles. Your guide will show you how to use special equipment to delicately pull out the truffles. During a walk through the woods, truffle experts will explain everything related to this culinary delicacy. After the hunting experience in the woods, you will be guided to the picturesque restaurant surrounded by an unforgettable landscape of vineyards. You will enjoy the excellent combination of truffle delicacies paired with famous Barolo wine. Following the lunch, your driver will take to Barbaresco village for a short walk around local heritage sites. Barbaresco village is surrounded by vineyards and characterized by its 30m 11th-century tower visible from miles around. At the end of this incredible experience, your driver will take you back to Turin in comfort while you enjoy the picturesque landscape of Alba.

Full-Day Barbaresco Wine Tour with Truffle Hunting and Lunch

8. Full-Day Barbaresco Wine Tour with Truffle Hunting and Lunch

A tour for true connoisseurs of Piedmont delicacies, this will be a dynamic trip to the Langhe region of Italy famous for its exquisite black and precious white truffles. Enjoy the unique beauty of the Piedmont region, including its picturesque woodlands, the lush verdure of its gently rolling hills, backed by the majesty of its snowcapped mountains and the medieval castles that add their own majesty to the landscape. The mountain range sets bounds to an incredible gastronomical heritage. You will taste the best of local cuisine and drink Barbaresco wine in one of the best wineries of the region. This tour will give you the chance to go truffle hunting in Alba, the gastronomical capital of Italy. Truffles grow underground in a symbiotic relationship with the roots of particular trees. During a walk through the woods, truffle experts from Piedmont will explain everything related to this culinary delicacy. The exquisite black truffle is harvested from the end of May until December, while the most expensive and rare – the white truffle – is hunted out between the end of September and December. Enjoy an appetizer with truffle snacks after the hunt before moving on to the main culinary event at lunch in a traditional restaurant with panoramic views of the local vineyards. Meals typical of the Langhe region include: gnocchi (potato dumplings with cheese), white mushroom risotto, tender agnolotti pasta, roasted rabbit with vegetables, veal with Barbaresco wine, homemade ice cream and semifreddo or panna cotta. A sommelier will help you choose the best combination of wine and the dishes you have chosen. After the meal, a wine tasting will be hosted at one of Barbaresco’s famous wineries. The building has belonged to a noble family of marquises since the 18th-century but the family’s own first wine began production in 1973. In a short time, it acquired a world renown as being one of the best producers of Barbaresco wines from its own vineyards, which exclusively grow the nebbiolo grape. A favorable microclimate allows the growth of high-quality grapes even during years in which the harvest is difficult. Recently, the winery has been considerably enlarged and provided with modern equipment for the production of wine of the highest quality standard – DOCG. At the end of the wine trip to the Langhe region, you will see the small but beautiful historical center of the town of Barbaresco, completely surrounded by its famous vineyards. Barbaresco is a place of amazing natural beauty located in the Langhe hills. Admire the panorama of vineyards, woods and medieval fortresses and settlements from any point of view.

From Torino: Private Milan Fashion & Shopping Tour

9. From Torino: Private Milan Fashion & Shopping Tour

A guided tour with a local guide to explore Milan, right from its Roman origins through to the Middles Ages, admiring the magnificent Gothic Cathedral, and ending up along the Top Fashion District. An itinerary through a secret Milan taking you from the Columns of St. Lorenzo to the Mercanti Square, passing by the Duomo. The tour starts at the city’s central point: the Milan Duomo. This cathedral is one of the most beautiful churches in the world, and one of Milan’s most iconic monuments. From here, you’ll head to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the first covered shopping mall in Europe that remains a luxury shopping site today. You’ll then continue to Piazza della Scala to admire the world-famous Scala Theatre, which is Milan’s amazing opera house. It has been in use since 1778, and many famous operas have been performed here throughout history. The tour ends in a panoramic terrace for a drink. Time for shopping is a must! You will see the famous shopping district "quadrilateral of fashion", a concentration of luxury, boutiques and top of the range jewellery that have made this network of streets one of the most desirable and world famous corners of the city.

Torino Fashion District - Outlet Village Private Tour

10. Torino Fashion District - Outlet Village Private Tour

Enjoy a private tour to discover Italian fashion and the most famous Brands. Armani, Gucci, Cavalli, Zegna, Trussardi, Tod's, Liu-Jo, Patrizia Pepe, Ferrari Store, Coveri and many other boutiques are waiting for you, with a private and local Personal Shopper at the Outlet Village. Discover boutiques, international fashion brands, beauty stores. Your personal Italian Fashion Experience with a private car directly from your hotel. Enjoy a half day strolling among fashion and design in an enchanted place built specifically to meet the needs of fashion enthusiasts. Spoil yourself with high-profile Italian brands and discounted prices up to 70% all year round. Marvel at the sophisticated architecture of the village, designed by the famous Claudio Silvestrin. You also get to see boutiques, sportswear clothing stores, home decor, and beauty brands and enjoy a range of services to satisfy your needs. Enjoy a glass of Italian Prosecco to end your experience.

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We loved the tour to the Sacra di San Michele! Our guide Donatella, truly exceptional, accompanied us all along the way starting together from Turin. Perfect organization, very satisfied! The Sacra di San Michele is truly magical, the bad weather that characterized the morning however contributed to making the atmosphere special!

The perfect way to see the monastery, - were picked up from the hotel, smooth to the monastery, knowledgeable and pleasant guide, were at Sacra Di San Michele by ourselves, before the tourists came, beautiful and memorable place.

Fantastic nice tour with knowledgeable and nice guide! Lots of impressions, fantastic views, good food and very nice wine tasting Highly recommended !!

Everything is right to the description, and very punctual. The guide was very friendly, helpful, amazing knowledge and enthusiasm.

Excellent choice. The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable and the place was very beautiful.