- 4 days s
4 days s
- Transportation by deluxe motorcoach
- Multilingual escorted tours
- Panoramic visits as per itinerary
- Meals as per itinerary
- Entrance fees to monuments or museums as per itinerary
- Tips, extra, drinks and everything that is not mentioned in the itinerary
Day 1 - Milan - Monferrato Area - Serralunga di Crea - Turin
Departure at 8:30 am from Starhotels Ritz, in Milan. Departure to the hilly area of Monferrato, in the Southeast 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.
Day 2 - Turin - Superga - Royal Palace of Venaria - Turin
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day dedicated to visit the town. Departure to to Superga, the second hill of the
region. Here, visit at the Basilica, built at the beginning of the 1700 by command of the King of Sardinia, Victor
Amadeus II as the dedication to the Virgin in order to celebrate the victory of the Piedmont Army versus France
and Spain. Continue to the famous Savoy Route, including the Royal Palace, in Venaria, the greatest abode of
the Royal Family. This imposing structure inspired the French architects during the project of renovation of the
Palace of Versailles, near Paris. Built in the second half of the 1600 by command of the Savoy Duke Charles
Emmanuel that gave it as a gift to his wife, the palace presents the main central building as well as the largest
park of the region. Lunch at your own. In the afternoon, visit of Turin. First capital of the Kingdom of Italy, main
centre of car factory FIAT, cultural and university centre, it is nowadays the fourth biggest town of the country
for inhabitants and the third for industrial development. The visit of the downtown includes Piazza Castello,
with Palazzo Madama, old Roman gate and the Royal Palace; the Mole Antonelliana, the major landmark of
the city, built by the architect Alessandro Antonelli in 1873: it houses the Museo Nazionale del Cinema, the
National Museum of Film; the Cathedral which hedges in the Shroud, a linen cloth bearing the image of a man
who appears to have been physically traumatized in a manner consistent with crucifixion, Jesus, according to
the catholic tradition; Piazza San Carlo, with its galleries in typical Piedmont style; walk through Via Roma and
Garibaldi and free time to enjoy the everyday life of this amazing city. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 - Turin - Asti - The Langhe - Turin
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.
Day 4 - Turin - Courmayeur/ Mt. Blanc - Aosta - Milan
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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