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Wines and Truffles A tour amid the Langhe and Roero hills and of the Alba historic centre – the old Roman Alba Pompeia, the medieval “Hundred Tower Town” which welcomes the 78th International Fair of Alba White Truffle in October. Visit of the Barolo and Fontanafredda estate in Serralunga d'Alba, whose historic cellars are the renowned place of production of Barolo and Barbaresco, the most sought-after wines of lower Piedmont. The “Bela Rosin” - morganatic wife of Victor Emanuel II, the first king of Italy who made its unity – used to live here. Accurate tasting of wines and local products, as well as the original, captivating and involving truffle hunt with the truffle hunter and his inseparable dog.

 

 

 

 

Grinzane CavourCastles and Wines An occasion to plunge into the uniqueness of the landscape and the colours of the Langhe and Roero led by history, castles and the people who inhabited them. You will visit the Savoy Residence of Govone, UNESCO heritage, and the castle of Grinzane Cavour, where the statesman Camillo Benso of Cavour dreamt of the unity of Italy and built the history of the “king of wines, the wine of kings”, i.e. Barolo wine which you will taste in the Fontanafredda historic winery in Serralunga d'Alba. The estate was the scene of true loves and became residence of the “Bela Rosin”, king Victor Emanuel II’s morganatic wife. The visit will take you through the old cellars and the park, and will end up with a rich tasting of wines and typical products.
 

 

 

 

lago maggioreMaggiore Lake Visit the Maggiore Lake and tour the Borromee Islands by boat. You will admire the Isola Madre, stop on the Isola Bella to visit the beautiful gardens and the imposing Borromee Palace. Finally, Isola dei Pescatori (Fishermen’s Island) with the ancient simplicity and the naïvety of its houses and narrow streets. Free time for lunch. Return to Stresa, time at leisure to enjoy the atmosphere of the small village and the lakeside bordered by beautiful gardens and dreamlike palaces.

 

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