“Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life”
Anna Akhmatova, poet
Arrival at Milan airport and pick-up of your car rental.
Transfer to the charming 4* Hotel Albergo dell’Agenzia and accommodation in superior room in B&B basis.
Time at leisure to have a first look of the village.
In the morning transfer with your car to Fontanafredda Wine Estate.
The vineyards of Fontanafredda lie on mostly evenly-contoured, rounded hillsides at altitudes between 200 and 400 meters in all,85 hectares, planted mostly with the traditional Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto and Moscato grape varieties.
Private visit of the nineteenth-century cellars that accommodate the noble red wines for their ageing, while newer buildings are equipped with all the technology that is essential today to bring out the best in the characteristics of the white and sparkling wines.
At the end of the visit, wine tasting of 3 precious white wines.
Lunch at Osteria Disguido, the restaurant of the Wine Estate.
Time at leisure to discover the rest of the Estate on your own.
Day at leisure.
In the late morning transfer with your car to a Wine Estate.
Private truffle hunting amidst the historic forest of Serradenari, alongside the Trifolau and his trusted dog. View over Piedmonts landscape and the lands of Barolo, tour of the vineyards and tasting within the cellars of four great wines (Nebbiolo, Pinot Noir, Barolo Serradenari, Barolo La Tartufaia).
Then classic lunch of Piedmont cuisine with four famous local dishes with truffle tasting, alongside a glass of Pinot Noir or Barolo.
In the afternoon transfer to an ancient Villa to experience a private cooking class.
Discover the recipes of some of the most celebrated traditional local dishes amidst the hills of wine, where the view stretches out over well-kept, lush vineyards. Put your skills to the test with the help of an expert chef, and reap your well-earned reward at the end by tucking into the food prepared earlier. Providing the setting for the course is a noble country residence, where charm, elegance and good taste come naturally.
In the morning transfer to Alba with your car.
Meeting with a small group to discover Alba by Segway.
After you become familiar with your Segway through the training stage, the other 30-40 minutes will be devoted to a leisurely stroll on the Segway through the alleys and streets of the historic center of the characteristic town of Alba.
You will discover all its secrets, history, monuments and the beauty of this small capital of wine, truffles, art, and cuisine!
Depending on departure time, transfer with your car to Malpensa airport and drop off the car rent.
The rate includes:
– Car rental for 7 days, pick-up and drop off at Malpensa airport
– 6 nights at 4* Albergo dell’Agenzia (or similar) in superior room in B&B
– Private wine cellar visit of Fontanafredda with wine tasting and lunch (wines not included)
– Private truffle hunting experience with wine tasting and lunch (wines included)
– Private cooking class with lunch in an ancient Villa
– Segway tour in Alba with a small group
The rate doesn’t include:
– Travel insurance
– Meals and beverages not indicated in “The rate includes”
– Local city tax (about € 3,5/5 per person per night)
– Everything not expressly indicated in “The rate includes”