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Barolo Vineyard Trail, heading to the Mediterranean Sea
8 days
About this Tour
One of our best bicycle tours!! The Barolo Vineyard Trail snakes its way through Piedmont, Italy’s hidden paradise for wine passionate connoisseurs and gourmets. It runs through the Langhe Area, sweet hills between the Alps and the Apennine mountains, which are blessed by fertile lands that produce the Tube Magnatum, a prized white truffle, and one of Italy’s most prestigious red wines: Barolo. Our tour moves amongst vineyards, pretty medieval villages, and castles. You'll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the food and, of course, the famous wine of the area, exploring unexpected cellars, as the one in the Barolo Castle's basement. From the Langhe, we cross the Tanaro river, discovering a different environment, and the mountains, through magic woods and bike tracks. We reach the Ligurian coast, with its warm temperatures, that lie till the end of November, before starting again in February. Here we can visit some enchanting Middle Age villages along the coast, hiking on the enchanting cliffs and tasting the typical seafood from the Mediterranean Sea.
Highlights
  • Starting from Alba, a medieval town, home of the truffle, visiting castles and vineyards in the famous Barolo area.
  • October is the month of the harvest and the colours of the vineyards become red, yellow and orange. We stop in many interesting villages to taste traditional food and particular "aged" Red Wine in the famous cellars.
  • After crossing the Apennine mountains, we reach the Mediterranean Sea in a completely different landscape and temperature ... still possible to swimmin the sea and participate at the Olive Oil Harvest.
  • Short excursions to discover middle age villages, their traditions, taste typical food, wine and oil.
Suggested Season
From March to the End of May and from September to the End of November
Suggested Airport
Malpensa or Turin
Guaranted Departures
September 22, October 20 - 2018;

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