GUIDED TOURS IN THE TOWNS

GUIDED TOURS IN THE TOWNS.

ASTI TOUR! (duration: 2 hours and half).

An itinerary about the “one hundred towers town”and its history. Among alleys and small squares, Medieval and Baroque styles mix themselves, from the rigor of the Gothic churches to the refinement of the noble residences. It was the birth town of the famous writer Vittorio Alfieri and still preserves the Jewish ghetto with the Synagogue. Don’t miss the church of Saint Secondo, the Patron of the town, and the Cathedral of Saint Mary, the biggest one in Piedmont. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 120,00 euro. For 4/7 people: 19,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 69,00 euro in all.

 ASTI UNDERGROUND® (duration: 3 hours).

An exciting tour “up and down” discovering the hidden beauties of this town.  It includes 4 sites: the Crypt of Saint Secondo with the relics of the Patron, the Crypt of Saint Anastasio, a jewel for the Middle Ages, the Roman Domus with a special mosaic, and the historical cellars of Palazzo Mazzetti, symbol of the urban development during the centuries. As an alternative for these sites, depending on the day: the suggestive Crypt of Saint John; the air-raid shelter in Palazzo Ottolenghi, dated back to the II World War; the Fossils Museum, with prehistorical whales, dolphins and shells. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 120,00 euro. For 4/7 people: 19,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 69,00 euro in all. The prices don’t include the Museums Card (10,00 euro per person; reduced ticket for children and groups).

ALBA, THE CAPITAL OF LANGHE (duration: 2 hours).

A guided walk in the old town, the small queen of Langhe Hills, among Medieval towers and strong houses. You will find typical products shops, boutique, historical coffee bars and famous restaurants. During the tour, entrance to the Cathedral of Saint Laurence and to the church of Saint John, the most important ones in the town. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 140,00 euro. For 6 people: 19,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 29,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 79,00 euro in all.

 DREMING OF TORINO (duration: 3 hours).

A tour discovering this “royal” city, which is ancient and at the forefront at the same time, with noble buildings, ethnic shops and contemporary art. You start from Piazza Castello, with Palazzo Madama and Palazzo Reale. Among the other sites: the Baroque church of Saint Laurence, the Cathedral of Saint John and Piazza San Carlo, watching the top of the Holy Shourd Chapel and the Mole Antonelliana’s one.  The walk ends in Piazza Carignano, for taking an ice cream or a traditional “bicerin” in the historical ice cream parlor “Pepino”. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 140,00 euro. For 6 people: 29,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 39,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 110,00 euro in all. 

GUIDED TRIPS ON THE HILLS.. SMALL VILLAGES AND GREAT WINES.

MEDIEVAL COUNTRY CHURCHES TOUR (duration: half a day).

A tour of the small Romanesque churches, hidden among Monferrato Hills, but rich in symbolic mysterious sculptures and put in a breathtaking panorama. The route involves three sites: the church of Saint Secondo in Cortazzone, the church of  Nazario and Celso Saints in Montechiaro d’ Asti and the church of Saint Lorenzo in Montiglio. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 140,00 euro. For 6 people: 19,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 29,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 79,00 euro in all.

A CHARMING TOUR IN MONFERRATO.. VILLAGES AND LEGENDS (duration: one day).

A route surrounded by breathtaking panorama, where the time has stopped. It seems the legendary knight Aleramo, the first lord of this lands,  is still crossing on his horse these woods and vineyards.. like 1000 of years ago. This tour will lead you discovering Montemagno, a medieval village placed at the feet of the castle, and Moncalvo, so-called the City of White Truffle, still protected by the strong defensive walls. At the end, entrance to a wine company to taste the local wines, especially Barbera d’ Asti, the queen of this hills. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 260,00 euro. For 6 people: 39,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 49,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 150,00 euro in all. The prices don’t include the wine tasting in the cellar . It is possible to plan 1 or 2 farms, at the price of 15,00 euro per person in each cellar.

FROM NIZZA TO CANELLI: THE UNESCO HILLS INTO THE GLASS (duration: 1 day).

The perfect union of colors and flavours, on the “Astesana” hills. He is the “Asti Spumante”, the gold, sparkling and aromatic wine; she is the “Barbera d’Asti”, red, full body and persistent wine. Come to discover this “couple of excellence” starting from Nizza Monferrato, the capital of Barbera d’ Asti production, with the typical shops, the tower “Campanon” and the Museum of Taste. Tasting “in red” in the Regional Wine Shop. Second stop in Canelli, the birthplace of Italian Spumante, going down to discover the famous “Underground Cathedrals”, the great historical cellars created under the town. You will finish with a taste of Asti Spumante. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 260,00 euro. For 6 people: 39,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 49,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 170,00 euro in all. The prices don’t include the Museum of Taste ticket and the wine tasting in the Regional Wine Shop: 8,00 euro per person in all.

CHARMING TOUR LANGHE HILLS OF BAROLO… AMONG CASTLES AND GREAT WINES . (duration: 1 day).

A panoramic trip in Langhe Hills, Unesco Heritage, to meet beautiful castles and the famous Barolo, “the King of Wines and the Wine of Kings”. Entrance to the Castle of Grinzane Cavour, preserving perfectly the original medieval structure, and /or to the Barolo’s one, housing the Wine Museum.  After, tour of a wine company and tasting, Barolo wine included. Last site will be La Morra village, for a short walk up to the Panoramic Square, to enjoy an incredible view. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 260,00 euro. For 6 people: 39,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 49,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 170,00 euro in all. The prices don’t include the Castles ticket and the wine tasting. Grinzane Cavour Castl ticket: 6,00 euro per person. Barolo Castle ticket: 8,00 euro per person. (reduced ticket for children and groups). Wine tasting in the wine company: 15,00 euro per person.

ROUTES AMONG NATURE AND…

FOSSILS: A MAGIC DIVE IN THE PREISTORICAL SEA! (duration: half or full day)

A guided walk in the Special Natural Reserve of Valle Botto to discover the woods and the fossil outcrops, preserving hundred of shells dated back to 5 and 4 million years ago. For children, an exciting simulation  of paleontological excavation! Second stop at the Fossils Museum, located in Asti, to observe whales, shark teeth.. and many other jewels from the past. Guided tour prices (for half a day). For groups (at least 8 people): 140,00 euro. For 4/7 people: 19,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 69,00 euro in all. Guided tour prices (for full day). For groups (at least 8 people): 260,00 euro. For 6 people: 29,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 39,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 150,00 euro in all. The prices don’t include the Fossils Museum ticket: 3,00 euro per person (reduced ticket for children and groups).

FOOD: HAZELNUT TOUR! (duration:half a day).

A guided walk on the hills of Castellero, the City of Hazelnut Piemonte IGP, to discover the secrets of this valued fruit. During the walk among woods and hazelnut trees, the complete production cycle of hazelnut will be explained, from the young plant to the final product. At the end, entry into to a small company which produces many hazelnuts specialties, both sweet and savory. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 140,00 euro. For 6 people: 19,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 29,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 69,00 euro in all. On request, taste of hazelnut products: 8,00 euro per person. Lunch/dinner in a  farmhouse tasting some dishes matched with hazelnuts: 30,00 euro per person.  

MUSEUMS AND CASTLES GUIDED TOURS.

TORINO IN THE SPOTLIGHT: MUSEUM AND PLACES OF CINEMA (duration: 3 hours).

Visit to the National Museum of Cinema, in the visionary frame of Mole Antonelliana. The setting will drag you into the world of the moving image, involving all your senses. You will go on with a walk in the old town, discovering the places of cinema, chosen as locations for many international movies.. to watch the city using the eyes of a video camera. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 140,00 euro. For 6 people: 19,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 29,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 110,00 euro in all. The prices don’t include the Cinema Museum ticket: 11,00 euro per person (reduced ticket for children and groups).

EGYPTIAN MUSEUM EXPERIENCE: DOVE LA STORIA INCONTRA LA MAGIA (durata di 2 ore).

An incredibile trip in the Ancient Egypt.. visiting the rooms of the Egyptian Museum of Torino, the most important in the world after the Cairo’s one. Mummies, papyrus and precious objects tell about a people suspended between reality and magic, science and religion. You will be surprised entering the Kings’ Gallery…in the presence of sphinxes, divinities and pharaohs. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 130,00 euro. For 6 people: 19,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 29,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 110,00 euro in all. The prices don’t include the Egyptian Museum ticket: 15,00 euro per person. (reduced ticket for children).

A “ROYAL” ADVENTURE… VENARIA REALM TOUR (duration: 2 hours and half).

Among the residences of Savoy House spread in the countryside around Torino, the Realm of Venaria, so-called “the Italian Versailles”, is the most majestic and charming, projected to surprise all the crowned heads in Europe. Enjoy the itinerary among the rooms inside, from the Hall of Diana to the Galleria Grande…up to reach the beautiful Gardens. Fountains, pools and rose gardens extend themselves on 80 hectares, a scenographic view which hugs the woods and the Alps. Guided tour prices. For groups (at least 8 people): 150,00 euro. For 6 people: 19,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 29,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 120,00 euro in all. The prices don’t include the Venaria ticket (Realm + Gardens):16,00 euro per person. (reduced ticket for children and groups).

Combine the visit to the museum with the tour of Torino old tow!

Guided tour prices for the whole day (Torino town + 1 Museum). For groups (at least 8 people): 260,00 euro. For 6 people: 39,00 euro per person. For 4 people: 49,00 euro per person. For 1 couple/family: 170,00 euro in all. The prices don’t include the Museums tickets.   

THE TRUFFLE HUNT… IN LANGHE AND MONFERRATO HILLS (duration: 2 hours).

A  funny truffle hunt among woods and hazelnut trees fields in company with the “trifulao”, the truffle hunter, and his inseparable dog. It is possible to buy fresh truffles in the same place. At the end:

taste of typical products (salami and cheese) matched with truffles and local wines. From 2 to 6 people: 79,00 euro per person. From 8 to 15 people: 69,00 euro per person. The prices include: truffle hunt and tasting.

The prices don’t include the service of assistance and translation in English: 80,00 euro in all.  

or lunch/dinner tasting some traditional dishes matched with truffle and local wines. (Quotation on request)  

CHEF EXPERIENCE (cooking class duration: 2 hours).

Come and test yourselves with a funny cooking class, to find out all the secrets of food from Piedmont , measuring, mixing and kneading. You prepare fresh pasta and typical appetizers to finish with the local desserts.. led by an expert chef. Lunch or dinner tasting delicacies made by yourself. (Quotation on request)

Service of assistance and translation in English: 80,00 euro in all. 

To know all our guided tours: https://www.welcomepiemonte.it/daily-tours/?lang=en

To stay up to date about the events on the weekend, visit the Calendar “Events and Short Tour”: https://www.welcomepiemonte.it/events/?lang=en  

On request, it is possible to organize also team building activities, bachelor and hen parties, and custom-made experiences, in order to satisfy as best every necessity of the guests.  

ON REQUEST, TRANSFER SERVICE BY CAR QUOTATION. 

 

For info and booking: info@welcomepiemonte.it – 339 5315104 – 348 3938038

 

 

Welcome Piemonte - Valentina Mazzola, guida turistica e giornalista.

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