Days 1-3: Meet in the charming city of Torino, Piemonte's cosmopolitan capital. Stay in the beautiful hill town of Saluzzo, with its unspoiled medieval centre. Hike in the rugged valleys of Monviso, to find the source of the River Po. Walk to Balma Boves a collection of prehistoric dwellings excavated into the rock and see the iron age rock etchings. Visit the 13thC castle of Manta with its glorious frescoes.
Days 4-5: Stay in La Morra, one of the most beautiful wine villages in Barolo. Taste the famed wines of this region with a local producer. Visit the village of Barolo, and its state of the art wine museum. Go on a truffle hunt with a local expert and his dog. Feast on freshly prepared pasta and truffles at a lake-side trattoria.
Days 6-7: Visit the medieval centre of Cherasco famous for its medieval and baroque architecture and artisan chocolates, Baci di Cherasco. Explore Alta Langa, a wild landscape of forests, vineyards and hazelnut groves. Enjoy a regional wine tasting, showcasing the best that Piemonte has to offer, accompanied by local cheeses.
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