Example trip

The Wine and Truffle Grand Tour

Best for:

Decadent foodies and culture vultures

10 nights
$6,700
Sep Oct Nov

Itinerary highlights

  • Enjoy a cookery class in an Italian castle with an esteemed chef

  • Go on a hot air balloon flight over the Langhe Hills at sunset

  • Drive a classic Fiat 500 through the streets of Turin

  • Embark on a truffle-hunting expedition

  • Dine at the original Combal.Zero, one of the world’s top 50 restaurants

“One of the best truffle fairs and markets in Italy happens in Alba in October and November. Don’t miss the chance to witness truffles being bought and sold by true connoisseurs. It’s also the season of Barolo wine so is truly a gastronomer’s delight.”

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Arrival Milan or Turin

Upon arrival at the airport you’ll be escorted to your accommodation in the Langhe Hills, where you’ll stay for the entire trip.

The remainder of your day will be spent at leisure.

From: $6,700 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 2
Barolo

Today you’ll visit the renowned Barolo region of Italy with your personal guide. Enjoy a wine tasting and vineyard tour, explore the castle, and dine in a Michelin-starred restaurant.

From: $6,700 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 3
Langhe & Roero

Today you’ll be learning the secrets of Italian food and wine. First you’ll enjoy a cookery class in an Italian castle, before a visit to the Wine Bank for a tour and wine tasting.

Top off the day with a sunset hot air balloon ride and meal in a historical palace.

From: $6,700 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 4
Turin

The fourth day of your tour takes place in the elegant city of Turin. Explore the UNESCO-listed Palace of Venaria, before taking to the streets in the symbol of Italy – an iconic Fiat 500 car.

From: $6,700 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 5
Langhe & Roero

The Alba white truffle is the ultimate prize for truffle lovers.

Today you’ll join a hunter and their dog to see if you can sniff one out. After lunch and a truffle tasting, relax in an exclusive spa and wellness centre.  

From: $6,700 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 6
Dogliani – Alba

Today you’ll learn about the prestigious Dolcetto wines in Dogliani, before heading to Alba where a personal shopper will help you find the best local products and truffles.

After some free time, you’ll indulge in dinner in a Michelin 3-star restaurant.

From: $6,700 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 7
Alta Lange – Canelli – Rivoli

Day 7 is another mouth-watering day. You’ll visit a traditional dairy to learn about and taste Italian cheeses, before embarking on a guided visit to Italy’s oldest sparkling wine producer.

You’ll end the day at the original Combal. Zero, one of the top 50 restaurants in the world.

From: $6,700 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 8
Canelli – Cherasco

Upon arrival back in Canelli, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the town and lunch in a Michelin-starred restaurant, before heading to Cherasco to sample two of their delicacies: pralines and snails.

From: $6,700 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 9
Gavi

You’ll round off your tour with a trip to Gavi in the Southern Piedmont region for lunch and a wine tasting. The afternoon will be at leisure – your Lightfoot Travel Designer can recommend activities that suit your needs prior to departure.

From: $6,700 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 10
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

From: $6,700 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing