PALIO DI ASTI TOUR
DI ASTI 2021 SEPTEMBER 5TH
CAN ARRANGE GROUP TOURS FOLLOWING THE SAME AGENDA WITHOUT THE PALIO
Villetta Sampaguita is pleased to offer a
complete tour package including accommodation and tours of the Piedmont
wine country including Barolo and Barbaresco, as well as Alba and
Turin, sampling some of Italy’s finest wines and cuisine.
The package includes airport
pick-up and drop off, accomodation with breakfast at Villetta Sampaguita,
lunch and dinner at selected restaurants, tickets for the Palio,
and a tour agenda designed to let you see some of the best attractions
that this region has to offer.
Please email to firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information and tour costs.
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from airport or train station. meet your hosts
Rina Vargas and Tim Brewer. A light lunch and a
chance to stretch your legs around San Pietro village.
dinner and wine tasting with an
introduction to some less-well known wines of
King Of Wines And The Wine Of Kings"
visit Erbaluna winery near La Morra
for a guided
tasting of biological (organic) Barolo wines, followed by
to Barolo town for browsing, then drive around the Barolo
valley to Diano d’Alba for a tasting tour of biological
wines at Edoardo Sobrino winery.
(aprox. 1.5 hours driving
in at Villetta Sampaguita
"The Land of Saints and
at 9.30 for Sacra Monte di Crea,
walk around the Sacred Mountain followed by a wine tasting
and light lunch at the adjacent Tenuta Tenaglio winery.
to the hill top town of Cocconato with panoramic views and
shopping at Conbipel factory outlet.
day at the hauntingly beautiful
Abbazia di Vezzolana, and the Basilica
of Don Bosco.
(aprox. 1.5 hours driving
at Il PostoGiusto Bistrot in Govone.
Best Kept Secret"
A 30 minute
drive to Turin, the old royal capital of Piedmont and Italy
with its baroque piazzas and many palaces.
drop you in the centre of the old town for shopping or visiting
the many museums & galleries.
the EATALY food gallery on the way
(aprox. 1 hour driving
at Antica Locanda San Pietro
Govone Castle and
at 10.00 am to Govone for a guided tour of the castle, light
lunch in town, a short hike if you are in the mood, or back
to Villetta Sampaguita for a rest.
(aprox. 10 minutes driving
cooking class at Villetta Sampaguita
followed by dinner.
Alba and Barbaresco
Leave at 9.30 am for
Alba and a guided tour of the medieval city. Lunch at Ristorante
La Piola. Time for shopping at the weekly
A short drive to Barbaresco
to Marchesi di Gresy winery for
(aprox. 1 hour driving time)
on the terrace of Castle Magliano Alfieri
then leave around 10 am to Asti. First a guided tour of the
medieval centre, followed by a light lunch of your choice.
watch the spectacular medieval parade, through the old town
and then take your seats for the heats and final of the
Palio di Asti bareback horse race, first
staged in 1273.
(aprox. 40 minutes driving
Farewell Dinner at Villetta Sampaguita
transport you to the airport or train station.
Tour Prices: Tour
price varies according to how many participants. Please contact
us for tour prices, we can take up to a maximum of 8 people.
We can also arrange custom
tours as well. For a detailed brochure with all tours and costs
please send e-mail request to
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