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Our most recommended Piedmont Activities

  • Turin: Egyptian Museum Skip-the-Line Entrance Ticket

    1. Turin: Egyptian Museum Skip-the-Line Entrance Ticket

    Discover the beautiful collection of the Egyptian Museum, including mummies and papyri, at your own pace. Jump the lines to enter, and learn the incredible stories of the ancient times.  Explore a museum founded in 1824, with a set of collections overlapping in time  including the discoveries made as a result of excavations in Egypt by an Italian archaeological mission between 1900 and 1935.  In the year 2015, the Egyptian Museum in Turin reopened its doors to the public after extensive renovation and with a new layout. Among the museum's highlights, take the opportunity to see the spectacular Tomb of Kha, the Statue of Ramesses II, and the Papyrus collection room.

    Absolutely superb museum. Too much to see properly in one visit. We hope to return again.

  • Turin: Guided Egyptian Museum Tour

    2. Turin: Guided Egyptian Museum Tour

    The Egyptian Museum of Turin is the oldest museum in the world, entirely dedicated to the Egyptian civilization. This museum is considered the second-most-important in the world, after that of Cairo. Discover the museum throughout a 2-hour guided tour. As you travel, unique collections, papyri, mummies, stories, and intrigues of the ancient civilization of the Pharaohs will be revealed to you. Together with the tour guide, admire spectacular discoveries such as ancient mummies and the magnificent jewelry of the pharaohs. As you travel through the museum your guide will also impart to you the anecdotes of centuries of Egyptian civilizations.

  • Turin: Royal Palace Entry Ticket and Guided Tour

    3. Turin: Royal Palace Entry Ticket and Guided Tour

    Meet your guide then head inside the Royal Palace of Turin, a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. Start off with an introduction to the Savoy Royal Family, who once lived here. Enjoy a tour of the Mirror Room and the Ballroom, where the Savoys spent most of their time. Admire the richly decorated interior and luxurious furnishings as you listen to stories of what life was like in the Royal Apartments. Next, wander through the Royal Armory, which houses one of the world’s largest collection of weapons. Finally, visit the Royal Library, home to over 200,000 books, maps, engravings, and drawings.

  • Turin: Palace of Venaria Guided Tour

    4. Turin: Palace of Venaria Guided Tour

    Meet your guide outside the Palace of Venaria and begin your exploration of the historic residence of the House of Savoy. Be amazed by the elegant and luxurious Baroque interiors of the palace. Walk across the enchanting Hall of Diana and admire the splendor of the Great Gallery. Continue to the Church of Sant'Uberto and the well-known Bucentaur. Admire the spectacular Fountain of the Stag in the Court of Honor. Throughout the tour of the palace, learn more about the history of the Savoy dynasty who once lived there, and the palace's subsequent uses throughout the centuries.

  • Alba Truffle Fair: Skip-the-Line Entrance and Guided Tour

    5. Alba Truffle Fair: Skip-the-Line Entrance and Guided Tour

    Every year in Piedmont, the Alba White Truffle Fair celebrates its famous white truffle. Enjoy a guided tour in the fascinating medieval center of Alba, and then discover the sights and smells of the Alba White Truffle market in the capital of the famous Barolo Region. Explore the fair with special “skip-the-line” entrance, meet all the exhibitors, and learn about the history of the truffle.

  • Unique 3-Hour Underground Walking Tour of Turin

    6. Unique 3-Hour Underground Walking Tour of Turin

    Turin, in the beautiful northwest of Italy, is a magical place with a rich culture and history. On this walking tour, in only three hours, participants are able to experience this wonderful city and its expansive history from a unique perspective – underground. The tour will lead you many meters below the surface of the city to discover a subterranean layer that is as interesting as it is mysterious. This is your chance to explore the ancient underworld of Turin. You will get to experience the city's underground tunnels, discover the city’s many fascinating underground cellars, see the large ice depots that were once used in past times of war and famine, and much more. This tour is definitely a special opportunity for visitors to experience this amazing city in a whole different and memorable way. Prepare to descend below the surface and see for yourself!

    our guide was very nice, very friendly and very well informed, she was interesting and kind.

  • Langhe: Barolo Winery Tour and Wine Tasting

    7. Langhe: Barolo Winery Tour and Wine Tasting

    Enjoy a fantastic wine experience together with a professional sommelier in Serralunga d’Alba, located in the heart of the Langhe and Piedmont region. Tour the winery and learn about the wine-making process and take in sweeping views of the Langhe landscape surroundings. Taste 6 high-end Barolo wines and enjoy a plate of local food snacks. Arrive at the winery and begin with a tour of the estate. Hear the history of the winery as well as the explanation of the methods and techniques of wine production. Follow the traditional journey of high-quality wine production, from the grape harvest in the vineyard located in the surrounding area to the final stage of the bottling. After, it is time to taste a selection of 6 Barolo wines, 3 of them directly from the barrel, while a professional sommelier will explain to you in-depth the particularity of those Italian excellencies. Graze on a plate...

  • Hot Air Balloon Flight over Turin and Langhe from Carru

    8. Hot Air Balloon Flight over Turin and Langhe from Carru

    Experience the magic of flying high above the cypress-studded hills and vineyards of Piedmont on a 1-hour hot air balloon flight from Turin. The adventure begins as soon as you arrive at the take-off field in Carru. As this is dependent on weather conditions, the precise location will be provided to you the day before your flight. Watch as the balloons are inflated and prepared before your eyes. Once the pilots have done their final checks and given you a safety briefing, climb into the basket suspended beneath the balloon, and begin your float up to altitudes of 2,000 feet (6,000 meters). Glide over valleys and castles, enjoying panoramic views of the rolling scenery below. Each flight offers a different experience, as the balloons are directed by the breeze. Upon landing, enjoy a glass of sparkling champagne before the transfer shuttle back to your take-off site.

  • Stresa: Lake Maggiore and Borromean Islands Sunset Cruise

    9. Stresa: Lake Maggiore and Borromean Islands Sunset Cruise

    Navigating Lake Maggiore is a pleasurable-enough experience as it is. When coupled with a good bottle of Prosecco, it becomes even more unique and unforgettable. The boat you use throughout this activity is suitable for small groups of people for cocktails, or to make a romantic surprise for your partner. Larger groups can be accommodated inside of the boat, protected from the weather but at the same time offered wide views of the lake through the boat's large windows and open terrace area. Enjoy a delicious aperitif in good company as you socialize onboard your comfortable boat. During your approximately 1-hour cruise, make the most of your time to take photos and learn more about this wonderful side of Lake Maggiore.

  • Turin: Highlights Bike Tour

    10. Turin: Highlights Bike Tour

    Meet your guide and begin your tour with a safety briefing and an introduction to Turin. As you ride through the city you’ll hear about the history of each place you visit. The 3.5-hour ride takes you from Porta Nuova to 19th-century squares, where the Italian kingdom was born. See the Castle of the royal Savoia family before riding to the oldest part of the city, where you’ll find the medieval quarter and Roman ruins. Cycle along the Po River and enter the Valentino, the most beautiful park in Turin. Other stops include the Mole Antonelliana, the tallest museum in the world, the impressive Gran Madre di Dio, a church known for its connection with the Legend of Holy Grail and the Egyptian Museum.

    Amazing tour! A super cool way to tour a beautiful city like Turin. Our guide Giulia was extremely knowledgeable and knew everything about the history and architecture and of the city, but she kept the tour fun and lively the whole time. If you are all about culture and books you’ll love it and if you are not you’ll still love it! There is a good attention to safety the path is not hard nor dangerous and you can get a helmet included in the price. If you tour on a sweltering hot day like we did you’ll appreciate how Giulia can always find a spot in the shade for your next stop!

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What people are saying about Piedmont

We did the tour of Turin with an exceptional guide "Andrea", informed about everything and he also managed to keep the boys attentive and involve them in the visit. I recommend this guided tour because it was a great experience.

We can highly recommend this tour. It’s a perfect to see many things in Turin in a few ours. Francesco was an excellent guide who had a big knowledge about the city.

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!

We had a romantic trip with sparkling wine and various antipasti. A good start!

Our guide Simons was kind and very knowledgeable Great tour !