Guided Tours in Piedmont

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astiTOUR OF ASTI. Guided tour starts from Piazza Vittorio Alfieri, which is dedicated to the famous writer who was born in this town in 1749. Moving toward the small Piazza San Secondo, you’ll reach the Collegiate Church of Saint Secondo, built between the Thirteenth and the Fourteenth centuries in the typical Piedmontese gothic style, that preserves inside precious artistic works. Next to it, there is the Town Hall, projected during the Eighteenth Century by the famous Piedmontese architect Benedetto Alfieri. Walking among medieval towers, you’ll cross the ancient Jewish ghetto, where the Synagogue built in the Nineteenth century reminds the presence of a Community that for many centuries was active and very integrated in the life of city. From the nice Piazza Roma you’ll go on along the central street of the city, Corso Vittorio Alfieri, where beautiful Baroque palaces faced on, such as Mazzetti Palace and Ottolenghi Palace, and finally Alfieri family’s one, where the writer was born. You’ll enter the impressive Cathedral of Saint Mary, one of the biggest in Piedmont, where the rigor of medieval architecture is mixed with the pomp of Baroque fresco decoration. A stop in Piazza Cairoli in order to have a look at Alfieri Palace and famous Red Tower, built by Romans in the first century b.C.; the walk will finish under Troyana Tower, which is 44 meters high: because of it, it’s the highest tower in town.

Rate for group of minimum 10 persons: 12,00 euros per person. Rate for 6 persons: 19,00 euros per person. Rate for 4 persons: 29,00 euros per person. Rate for 2 persons: 35,00 euros per person. Rate for a family: 69,00 euros. Rate includes: guided tour service for half a day.

TorinoTOUR OF TURIN. This tour discovering the old town centre of Turin starts from Piazza Castello, the heart of city, dominated by Palazzo Madama, of which you’ll admire the Baroque façade and famous monumental staircase projected by Filippo Juvarra in the Eighteenth century. Later entrance to the church of Saint Lorenzo, the first work by Guarino Guarini in Turin together with the Holy Shroud Chapel placed between Palazzo Reale and the Cathedral. Stop-over at Piazzetta Reale, where Palazzo Reale rises up, the official residence of Savoy dynasty until 1865. You’ll go on with the Cathedral of Saint Giovanni, the unique exemplar of Renaissance religious building in the city, the old Roman theatre and the famous Porta Palatina. Walking along Via San Tommaso, you’ll lead yourself into the colonnades of  Via Roma, among luxurious shops and coffee-bars. The tour ends in Piazza San Carlo, the real living room of town, with the famous “twin churches” dedicated to Saint Carlo and Saint Cristina.

Possibility to continue the tour touching the suggestive Piazza Carignano, with the homonymous Theatre and Palazzo Carignano; crossing its courtyard you’ll arrive in Piazza Carlo Alberto. Going along Via Principe Amedeo and turning in Via San Massimo, you’ll cross Via Po and reach Mole Antonelliana, the undisputed symbol of Turin. 

Rate for group of minimum 10 persons: 12,00 euros per person. Rate for 6 persons: 19,00 euros per person. Rate for 4 persons: 29,00 euros per person. Rate for 2 persons: 45,00 euros per person. Rate for a family: 89,00 euros. Rate includes: guided tour service for half a day.

AlbaTOUR OF ALBA. You cannot say that you have been in Langa if you don’t have visited its Capital, Alba. Its enchanting old town centre is dominated by impressive medieval towers and palaces in alternation with arcades of the elegant manor houses, that remind the presence of noble families that guaranteed glory and richness to the city between the Thirteenth and the Fifteenth centuries. Going along the Roman streets of the ancient “Alba Pompeia”, you’ll discover the big Gothic and Baroque churches, surrounded by flavors of chocolate and Truffles, among luxury shop windows of boutiques and jewelers.

Rate for group of minimum 10 persons: 12,00 euros per person. Rate for 6 persons: 19,00 euros per person. Rate for 4 persons: 29,00 euros per person. Rate for 2 persons: 35,00 euros per person. Rate for a family: 69,00 euros. Rate includes: guided tour service for half a day.

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Welcome Piemonte - Valentina Mazzola, guida turistica e giornalista.

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