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Things to do in Barolo

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Piedmont: Truffle Hunting and Winery Tour with Tasting

1. Piedmont: Truffle Hunting and Winery Tour with Tasting

Join an experienced truffle hunter and his trained dogs to get an introduction to the magic and mystery of the world of truffles. Learn the difference between black and white truffles as you search for them in the wood. Get back to nature on a walk through the hills of the Langhe as you stroll between the wine region of Barolo and the Bussia area. Continue in your own car to a local winery, where you will visit the cellar and vineyards with the winemaker. Then, you will taste different wines including the famous Barolo.

Barolo: Truffle Hunting and Wine Tasting

2. Barolo: Truffle Hunting and Wine Tasting

Join an exciting experience for truffle enthusiasts. A truffle hunter with his dog will lead you into the woods to seek out the precious underground mushroom, guided only by the dog´s sense of smell and the intuition resulting from years of experience. The tour guide and the truffle hunter will provide fascinating information to help you understand how and where truffles grow. Afterwards, you will head to La Morra, a town on the top of the Langhe hills, where you can enjoy a spectacular view. Renowned for its Barolo wine cru (which differs from the cru in the town of Barolo and neighboring areas), you will be hosted by one of the historic wineries whose cellars are located in the town center. Here a guided tour will follow and will conclude with a tasting of 3 Barolo wines from the cellar.

Turin: Private Barolo Wine Region Day Trip with Lunch

3. 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.

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. 

Barolo: Guided Scenic E-Bike Tour with Wine Tasting

5. Barolo: Guided Scenic E-Bike Tour with Wine Tasting

Cruise the Barolo countryside and taste the best wines of the region on this guided e-bike tour. Begin the day with a local breakfast on a farm and then cycle along the rolling hills, stopping for lunch and wine tastings along the way. Start your ride from an enchanted forest where plants, animals, and people live in harmony. Visit the Bosco delle Galline Volanti farm where you can discover what it means to love the kitchen and after a tasty, organic breakfast, continue with a ride through the heart of the Langhe. Cycle towards the Chapel of the Madonna delle Grazie and Monforte, enjoying the unique landscape along the way. Stop for a gourmet picnic before reaching the Cantina Conterno Fantino, an agricultural estate that dominates the valley below, where you can taste wines and visit the barrel cellar.  Continue to the Simone Scaletta company, a small family business that sits on six hectares of vineyard, and taste wines with its winemakers. After the tasting, bike through the picturesque villages of Monchiero and Novello, to Barolo. Enjoy wines at the old chalet of Albergo Svizzera overlooking Barolo.

Alba Truffle Fair: Skip-the-Line Entrance and Private Tour

6. Alba Truffle Fair: Skip-the-Line Entrance and Private Tour

Celebrate Piedmont's famous white truffle at the annual Alba White Truffle Fair. Discover the sights and smells of the Alba White Truffle market in the capital of the famous Barolo Region. Enjoy a private guided tour in the fascinating medieval center of Alba, and explore the fair with a special skip-the-line entrance ticket, meet all the exhibitors, and learn about the history of the truffle.

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What people are saying about Barolo

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 71 reviews

Our guide was very informative about the area , being a local!!! She could tell us the history and answer any questions we might have. From agricultural to the local cuisine. She was able to get us exclusive sites knowing the the owners personally !! She helped us to our train and even helped us with out bags !!! I would us this service again for sure !!!

Ileana was wonderful, very knowledgeable and passionate about the region. The visit to a Barolo vineyard was personally tailored to our precise interests. The choice of location and restaurant for lunch was charming. The overall service, including the car, the driver, pick up at our hotel, was superb. I highly recommend it.

Our tour guide Francesca was very knowledgeable about Truffle hunting, personable and friendly. Our hunter Elio and his dogs were great. He and his dogs worked together as a team, amazing to watch them. They found several Truffles.

Tour guide Manuela and driver great, food was very good and plentiful, only the view was missing. All in all a great, informative and entertaining excursion!

it was enjoyable. the driver was professional and friendly and the wines and food was very pleasant. also great views of the winelands