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Cycling Tour in Piedmont

This 6-night journey offers the best of Piedmontese life, both on and off bike, through visits to small local producers and opportunities to meet the people behind your food. Enjoy your vacation at your own rhythm and discuss the culture and traditions of this delicious corner of Italy with native guides, collecting inspiring stories and unique recipes to try and share back home!

 

Come with us to discover our region: buon appetito and buon viaggio! (bon appetit and safe travels)

 

See here for more info on Piedmont region.

 

Cycling Tour in Piedmont

Dates & Pricing

Minimum of 8 participants, maximum of 14, with a maximum guide-to-guest ratio of 1 to 8

 

DATES (7 days)

September 26-October 2, 2021

For more info and availability please contact us.

 

TOUR PRICE

Per person in double occupancy: from $4,090 to $4,490 (this tour will feature elegant 4-star hotels and tour price will vary depending on group size) 

 

Single Supplement: $690 

 

In addition, we pledge to donate more than 1% of your trip price to food literacy and environmental non profit organizations

Tour Highlights

  • Visits and tastings to wine, chocolate and cheese makers that demonstrate the best of Piedmont culinary heritage
  • Exposure to local culture and history with native, bilingual, local experienced Tour Leaders
  • Elegant and traditional accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • Unforgettable meals featuring the local cuisine including one dinner with truffles
  • Up-close-and-personal experiences of an Italian agriturismo and the methods behind Piedmont cuisine and agriculture
  • Strolls through four must-to-see Piedmont towns: Alba, Barbaresco, Barolo and Acqui Terme
  • Exhilarating rides and opportunities to improve your cycling skills with your Tour Leaders
  • Some of the most famous wines of Italy, such as Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera, as well as the lesser-known Grignolino, Dolcetto, Brachetto, and Favorita
  • Traditional, local recipes to bring home with you!
Cycling Level 2 – Antipasto and Primo (Pasta)

What's Included

  • 6 nights of accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • 6 breakfasts and 3 lunches
  • 5 dinners (1 with truffles) each with either a 3- or 4-course menu
  • Walks with your guides in Barbaresco, Alba, Barolo and Acqui Terme’s historic centers
  • Entry fees at Fausto Coppi’s former house & museum
  • 3 visits and tastings to local wineries
  • 1 pasta-making demonstration in an agriturismo
  • 1 truffle-hunting demonstration and 1 visit and tasting at a cheese maker
  • 1 visit and tasting at a chocolate factory
  • Bike rental (see more info here) and Garmin Touring Edge unit (if you have one, bring yours and we’ll upload the routes onto your unit)
  • Comfortable transportation and assistance by 9-seat van for all travel on tour as cited in the itinerary
  • Refreshments, snacks, fruits and other local delicacies during our rides
  • Two bilingual, professional Tour Leaders (both native Piedmontese!)
  • One group transfer to/from Turin airport at the beginning and at the end of tour
  • Local taxes and gratuities for luggage porters and restaurant servers during tour

What's Not Included

  • 3 lunches and 1 dinner on your own
  • Alcoholic beverages at group dinners (including wine and spirits)
  • Round-trip airfare and expenses to/from the tour
  • E-bike, upon request and availability, with $100-200 surcharge depending on the type (see more info here)
  • Trip cancellation, baggage loss or travel delay insurance (this optional coverage is highly recommended and is not provided by Food.Stories.Travel.)
  • Gratuities for your Tour Leaders
  • Personal expenses, such as, but not limited to, phone calls, laundry, emails, snacks, gifts

Itinerary

 

To request the Itnerary as a PDF or to ask us any questions please contact us today!

 

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