You cycle for a few kilometers along the Strada Franca, an ancient road dating back to 1454. You will pass across smooth hills, woods and small isolated villages where you will be able to taste local products. You will spend the evening and night in Acqui Terme, a thermal station with a welcoming atmosphere.
For this 3rd day, you will come across the famous Langhe hills, the countryside and the vineyards as well as the splendid small villages of Montabone, Rocchetta Palafea and Canelli. The stage ends in Alba, home of the most precious of the truffles, the Tartufo Bianco.
A route through vineyards and along panoramic paths which will eventually take you to Asti in the heart of Monferrato. Do visit the historical centre with its famous towers, the Romanesque monuments and the splendid Gothic cathedral.
Today you can choose between cycling across the Asti hills and their nature parks and a trip by train to Torino, which can be reached in about one hour. Torino, the first capital of Italy, is a city with splendid monuments, tree-lined roads and ancient cafés, which offer a choice of chocolate-based specialities.
Take advantage of the hospitality of the wine cellars and restaurants along the way, which offer an excellent enogastronomical choice. In Monferrato you will eventually meet the river Po, the longest river in Italy.
Further cycling across green hills and cultivated lands. Passing through the small villages on the right side of the Po river you will return to Alessandria where the tour ends.
Departure after breakfast.
Day 1 to 3 : same as variation 1
This stage brings you to the very famous wine region of Barolo. The most widely planted and productive region of Barolo is La Morra, responsible for nearly a third of all wine labelled as Barolo. Near Bra the Castle of Pollenzo is worth a visit: it was one of the residences of the Royal House of Savoy.
Day 5 to 8 : same as variation 1Please contact our travel specialists for additional information on additional nights and availability for this trip.
|Prochains départs||Durée||Prix avec aérien||Prix hors aérien||Supplément personne seule||Statut du départ||Guide|
|Du 7 avril au 30 septembre 2018||8 jours||N/A||N/A||N/A||Ouvert||N/A|
Package per person in double occupancy VARIATION 1 :
1,155$: from April 14 to 27 AND from September 22 to 29, 2018
1 320$: from April 28 to September 21, 2018
355$: single occupancy supplement
Package per person in double occupancy VARIATION 2 :
1,210$: from April 14 to 27 AND from September 22 to 29, 2018
1,375$: from April 28 to September 21, 2018
370$: single occupancy supplement
145$: hybrid bike rental
345$: rental of an electric bicycle