TORINO OPEN-AIR MUSEUM and more…
Day 1 – Arrive in Turin in the late afternoon, meet with our assistant and transfer; Dinner in a restaurant and overnight stay.
Day 2 – Breakfast at the hotel. Meet with professional guide for a panoramic bus tour of the city followed by a tour of the Royal Pole in Italian. Royal Palace and Guarini Chapel with the Holy Shroud. Free lunch. The guided tour continues with the Church of San Lorenzo and Palazzo Madama. A full day of culture and history. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. Dinner at a typical restaurant. Overnight stay.
Day 3 – Breakfast at the hotel. Morning dedicated to visiting the Egyptian Museum with its wonderful statuary. Lunch at the Central Market where artisans of taste are the beating heart and come from all over Italy to bring their experience and passion, an all-around food and wine tour of excellence. In the afternoon, visit the Cinema Museum. Return to the hotel. Free dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4 – Breakfast at the hotel. Departure by regular bus to the sumptuous Palace of Venaria Reale. With our guide it will be exciting to go through the history of the sumptuous Savoy residence. Free lunch. In the afternoon Royal snack and rest of the day at leisure. Dinner at a typical restaurant. Overnight stay.
Day 5 – Breakfast at the hotel, walk to Monte dei Cappuccini to see Turin from above. Return to the hotel and departure.
The fee includes:
- half-day bus for scenic tour
- accommodation in double room in central 3-star hotel with breakfast
- Admission to Museums included with Torino Piemonte Card 3 days
- Italian/other languages guided tours as scheduled
- public transportation ticket in the city for 3 days
- 3 Meals as scheduled (drinks not included)
- Royal Snack.
The fee does not include:
- medical policy
- single room
Individual fee from €538 in double room with minimum 15 paying guests.
TORINO AND ITS WOMEN
THE HISTORY OF THE WOMEN OF TURIN
Guided and animated route through the historic center of Turin, lingering in the places where some great women have lived and worked, each with a different role in the history of art, the city and the nation. From the great benefactresses to the protagonists of the Risorgimento epic, to the representatives of the House of Savoy who influenced state government and contributed to the city’s transformation into an important Baroque capital on par with Paris, Madrid, Berlin and London. The tour is a tribute to women who are often insufficiently recognized and appreciated. Tour with actors who will bring their story to life…
A ROYAL TURIN
Arrival by own means in Turin’s Piazza Castello. Meet with our expert guide for a tour of the Royal Pole. Royal Palace and Guarini Chapel with the Holy Shroud. The guided tour continues with the Church of San Lorenzo and Palazzo Madama. A full day of culture and history. Typical lunch with Piedmontese menu. In the afternoon, transfer by own means to the Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi. Sabauda Residence for Hunting and Festivals built starting in 1729 to a design by Filippo Juvarra,the Palazzina di Caccia di Stupinigi is one of Turin’s monumental jewels, 10 km from Piazza Castello, in perfect direct. Built on the land of Emanuele Filiberto’s first donation to the Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus (1573), it is now owned by the Mauritian Order Foundation, a government agency dedicated to its preservation and enhancement. Reopened to the public after major restoration work, the Palazzina di Caccia–among the most extraordinary 18th-century complexes in Europe–has full museum dignity with its original furnishings, paintings, cabinet-making masterpieces and land design.
The fee includes:
- entrance and reservation to the Royal Pole and Hunting Lodge of Stupinigi
- guide in Italian for the entire day
- audio guides with earphones
- lunch in a restaurant with typical Piedmontese menu (drinks not included)
- 1 free companion
- a gift per person from our territory
- Assistance from our contact person for suggestions and reservations
The fee does not include:
- medical/cancellation policy and Covid
Individual net fee with minimum 20 payers and maximum 25 people (guide and companion) from 73.50 € booking conditions: balance at the same time as confirmation, penalty 100%, package non-refundable.
TORINO GOES ON STAGE
TOUR OF TURIN – THEATERS AND CURIOSITIES – FROM 22 €
Actor-led tour with taste of the area, an experience to relive history through the city’s various theaters.
The walk includes a guided tour, insurance and a free gift.
By reservation only with departure from the city center
CANAVESE RURAL BIKE TOUR
Starting from €128
Arrive at the farmhouse by 2 pm and settle into the reserved rooms.
At 6 pm free transfer to a well-known brewery in the area and tasting of 4 alpine cheeses paired with 3 locally brewed beers.
Return to the farmhouse and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the facility
Meeting with our experienced bicycle tour guide
Departure on pedal-assisted e-bike for our 3-hour RURALBIKE TOUR (about 20 km) with stops and free time to relax and enjoy the scenery.
The fee per person includes:
- overnight stay with breakfast (double base) in farmhouse
- e-bike rental
- cycle tour escort
- a typical tasting of the area
CASTELMAGNO AND CUNEESI IN RUM
In the morning departure by GT coach from Turin.
Arrival in Pradleves and visit to the Cheese Factory where you will witness the processing of Castelmagno cheese, from production to the ripening cells. Followed by tasting. Stop at the Shrine of St. Magnus, protector of farmers and farm animals. Lunch at the Maraman Refuge (about 1,780 m) with menu (trio of appetizers, a typical Castelmagno pasta dish, dessert, wine and water included). After lunch, stop in Cuneo for a guided tour of the city’s newly renovated historic center with a taste of the famous Rhum cuneesi.
The tour includes:
- transportation from Turin by reserved bus
- guided tour of the city of cuneo
- visit to the dairy with tasting
- typical castelmagno lunch
June and July 2023
A Saturday with an expert guide among the nature and summer landscapes of Piedmont amidst culture and traditions of medicinal herbs, their precious eco-sustainable soul for our well-being and a sustainable future. Together then for a convivial lunch to taste Piedmontese specialties tipi that of the area.
The tour includes:
- Transportation from Turin by reserved bus and escort
- guided hiking-naturalistic tour
OLIVETTI AND IVREA
From 74 €
A day exploring Ivrea, a protagonist of great history since ancient times. we will learn firsthand about adriano olivetti’s great social factory project, with absolutely exclusive entrances to industrial settings and private homes, and we will also discover the fascinating history of ancient Ivrea, the quarrels between the var world and the great king Arduino, the kings of italy, violet’s rebellion and…. an excellent Canavese lunch awaits us, followed by a short tour to discover the sacred area of Ivrea, or rather , Eporedia. We will end the day at the gardens, right in front of Balla Bakery, to enjoy a slice of the prestigious 900 cake.
Departure from Turin at 8:00 am. Arrive in Ivrea at 09:30 and meet the guide at Ivrea station for the tour. During the first stop, exclusive visits will be made to the Red Brick Factory, Social Services Library, Ico Workshops, Study Center and Residential Building; followed by the Castellamonte neighborhood with the West Residential Unit known as “Talponia.” At 1:30 p.m. Canavese lunch at a restaurant.
Next we will visit the Jewish Quarter, the “Sacred Area” of Ivrea, the Castle and Cathedral with Visit to the Crypt and The center with riverfront and freedom to Ivrea Gardens where you can buy Balla’s famous “Torta’900” Return late afternoon NOTE. The list of visitable properties to date Any changes will be promptly communicated, easy itinerant tour with extensive walking, green pass required.
SACRED MOUNTAIN OF CREA
CULTURAL, SPIRITUAL AND GASTRONOMIC ROUTE
In the morning arrival by own means from Turin. In the heart of Monferrato, on the top of a hill surrounded by a beautiful wine-growing landscape, stands the Sacred Mount of Crea, founded in 1589 on the initiative of Costantino Massino, prior of the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Assumption. Constantine Massino proposed to build a religious itinerary inspired by the Sacro Monte of Varallo to encourage prayer and meditation and to renew the Marian devotion linked to the shrine, a pilgrimage destination of considerable importance since the 11th century. After years of neglect in 1885 a systematic restoration campaign began, and the famous Symbolist sculptor Leonardo Bistolfi also intervened in chapel 16, modeling the statues of the Ascent to Calvary. At 11 a.m. Guided tour of Sacro Monte (one turn children and one turn parents). At 1 p.m. Lunch at the Restaurant and entertainment for children.
ADULT MENU Salumi del Monferrato with giardiniera Vitello tonnato antica ricetta Russian salad Battuta di Fassona Battuta di Fassona Quadrotto polenta con salsa salsiccetta Peperoni bagna cauda Agnolotti alla monferrina Tajarin con ragù cinghiale Dessert Bunet Water, coffee, wine Barbera Fermo Az Sulin (one bottle for every 4 people) optional and extra charge addition of trifula.
Group fee (minimum 30 people) adults from 42 € the fee includes: lunch as per menu, guided tour, entertainment for children, insurance.
AT THE COURT OF THE MARQUISES OF SALUZZO
CASTLE OF MANTA AND PORCINI MUSHROOMS – 87 €
Meeting at 8:30 a.m. from Turin Arrival in Saluzzo at 9:30 a.m. and walk through the old town and coffee under the arcades At 10:30 a.m. transfer to Manta Castle and guided tour of the castle. The splendid crown of the Cottian Alps, dominated by the sharp profile of Monviso, frames the imposing bulk of this castle, which stands some 40 kilometers from Turin. Founded in the 13th century as a military outpost, the stronghold underwent a major transformation in the 15th century thanks to Valerano, lord and regent of the Marquisate of Saluzzo, who transformed it into a sumptuous family residence in conjunction with the establishment of the Manta fiefdom. It was he who wanted to enrich the Baronial Hall with the beautiful frescoes that today constitute unique testimonies to the chivalric culture of the time. On the south wall, the myth of eternal youth, inspired by a chivalric novel, the “Roman de Fauvel,” is depicted by the fountain of youth, topped by the god Love. Also worth visiting are the service quarters with the cellars and the large kitchen with a grand barrel vault and a grandiose fireplace, the castle church, commissioned by Valerano and embellished with important frescoes dedicated to the Passion of Christ, and, finally, the spacious and shady park from which there is a lovely view of the charming hills of the Varaita Valley. At 12:30 p.m. transfer to a restaurant for a convivial lunch with a mushroom menu, the menu includes 3 appetizers, a first course, dessert, coffee water and wine Return late afternoon
- transportation by sanitized GT coach
- guided tour of the castle of Manta
- porcini mushroom lunch with drinks
- medical policy.
FRIENDS IN MONFERRATO
RATES FROM 68 € per person
Arrive in Monferrato in the morning at a well-known winery specializing in Ruché production for vineyard tour followed by tasting of selected Wines.
At about 12:30 p.m. transfer nearby to an Agritourism Company specializing in the production of IGP Tonda e Gentile del Piemonte hazelnuts and wines for Pic Nic in the Vineyard.
IN SEARCH OF THE TRIFULA
THE MONFERRATO AND THE “CERCA” WITH TASTING OF TYPICAL PRODUCTS
Meeting of participants at 6 pm and departure from Turin by bus.
Meeting with TRIFULAU and departure to search or rather SEARCH for truffles with head flashlights.
The experience includes Merenda Sinoira based on omelets with vegetables and herbs, aged cheeses, fresh cheeses, raw meat, grilled peppers, various crostini, soma d’Aij, mixed sliced meats, different types of bread, jams.; all will be accompanied by white truffles and local wines such as Ruchè and Grignolino strictly from the area.
A certificate of Truffle Researcher will be awarded at the end of the experience.
Return late in the evening.
Fee includes: transportation by sanitized GT coach, "trifulau" package as per program, escort and policy. limited places!
MONFERRATO YOGA, CHARM & RELAXATION
Starting from 389 €.
10 a.m. Arrival at the Facility, acquaintance meeting, program presentation, practice with our experienced Yoga instructor, brunch and walk around the surroundings.
At 4:30 p.m. Tea, herbal tea and relaxation.
5:30 p.m. Yoga time.
At 8:00 pm Dinner at a typical restaurant in the area.
Return and overnight stay in reserved rooms.
Breakfast at the facility and Yoga time with our experienced instructor.
E-bike tours in the Monferrato countryside.
Lunch with tasting.
Free time to relax and enjoy the view.
- overnight stay with breakfast,
- professional yoga instructor
- two brunches
- a typical dinner