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3 Days Truffles Culinary Holiday in Italy

Food and Wine Holidays in Italy

Long rows of grapes winding their way along the hillsides, tiny hamlets on top of the hills, and the snowy Alps in the background make the perfect setting. You will be taken through this UNESCO World Heritage Site and learn about one of the most valuable treasures of Piedmont: the truffle. Taste the many local dishes served with truffles with their perfect matching of Barolo and Barbaresco wines and learn how to find truffles in the wood, how to experience what makes it so rare and unique, why it is indissolubly linked to the territory, where and how to find it, and who can help you find it.

Highlights

  • Wine tasting
  • Truffle hunting with trifolao
  • Visit to a Barolo or Barbaresco winery
  • Learn everything about truffles and what makes them special
  • Dinner in a local osteria and truffle-based lunch
  • 2 nights accommodation

Styles


2 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Italian, English
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Accommodation

During this holiday, you will stay in a 3-star hotel, or one of a higher category, with garden, free parking, and English speaking staff.

Join-In Culinary Vacation in Italy

Day 1

After lunchtime, you will arrive in the Langhe territory and go to your hotel, bed and breakfast, or agriturismo. Later, take part in a truffle hunting with a trifolao and enjoy the dinner organized in a local osteria, recommended by Guida Osterie D’Italia by Slow Food.

Day 2

Today, you will visit a Barolo or Barbaresco wine producer and enjoy a wine tasting. You will also have a truffle-based lunch and free time in the afternoon.

Day 3

A visit to Alba can be made today as you will have free time before your departure.

Included excursions

  • Truffle hunting
  • Visit to a Barolo or Barbaresco wine producer

Location

This holiday will take place in the Langhe territory in Piedmont, Italy.

Food

Piedmont's local cuisine is one of the best and most celebrated over Italy. During this holiday, you will enjoy daily breakfast, a truffle-based lunch, and a dinner in a osteria. The perfect matching for the food served, will be a bottle of Barolo or Barbaresco.

Things to do (optional)

  • Explore the surroundings
  • Visit to Alba

What's included

  • 1 dinner
  • 1 truffle hunting
  • 1 truffle-based lunch
  • 1 visit to a Barolo or Barbaresco producer with tasting
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Allianz Global Assistance health and luggage insurance
  • City tax
  • Daily breakfast

What's not included

  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Optional insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Transfers

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

The closest airport is Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO).

Distances

  • Alba - 30 kilometers
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