An exclusive wine & food journey with

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PIEDMONT

September 21 - 28, 2025

12-24

Guests

8 / 7

Days / Nights

14

Meals

Join Blanc & Rouge on a journey to the spectacular Piedmont region. Nestled between the Alps and the Ligurian coastline, this fertile land is the birthplace of the Slow Food Movement and home to acclaimed vineyards, centuries-old winemaking traditions, and the "King of Wine"— Barolo. Experience a cheese festival in the historical center of Bra, enjoy exclusive tours of local family-run wineries, and stroll through the cobblestone streets of Turin and surrounding medieval villages as we explore this picturesque region.

DISCOVER

La Banca del Vino— Italy’s first interactive wine museum that covers all regions and styles of local wine

Taste

Barolo - the “king of wines,” Barbaresco, and wines from other prestigious denominations

Explore

the villages of La Morra, Neive, and Alba, and the surrounding vineyards of the Langhe and Monferrato Valleys

Day 1

Arrival to Piedmont

Welcome to Piedmont! Our driver will greet you in the Turin-Caselle Airport and transport you to our accommodations. Take some time to relax and get settled in your new surroundings before gathering this evening for introductions and an aperitif followed by a Welcome Dinner at a nearby restaurant.

Dinner

Overnight at Palazzo Righini

Day 2

Bra and Pollenzo

This morning we make our way to the small baroque town of Bra, birthplace of the Slow Food movement. Attend an international cheese festival held in the historical center of town, featuring artisan producers from all over Italy. We’ll have lunch at the festival before continuing to the Banca del Vino— wine bank of Italy. Historically the aging cellars of the Savoy royal family, the facility is now an interactive wine museum. We'll tour its library and enjoy a further introduction to Piedmontese wines during a guided tasting workshop. After, we’ll have some free time in the ancient town of Pollenzo before returning to the property for an open evening. Our Travel Director is happy to provide dining recommendations.

Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Palazzo Righini

Day 3

BARBARESCO

Today, we'll explore the world of Barbaresco— one of the most popular wines produced from the native Nebbiolo grape. We'll head northeast into the Langhe hills for exclusive visits to two local wineries. Visit their cellars, learn about their winemaking traditions, and enjoy a guided tasting of their wines. In between, we’ll pause for lunch at a local restaurant and have free time to stroll in the medieval village of Neive. Return to the property in the late afternoon and have the remainder of the day and evening to relax and enjoy the area.

Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Palazzo Righini

Day 4

Barbera and Moscato d’Asti

After breakfast, we’ll head to the picturesque town of Alba in the heart of the Langhe region. The area is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its wine-growing landscapes and is also known for its truffles and chocolate. (Alba is the hometown of Nutella!) Join a local guide for a walking tour showcasing the town’s ancient history, medieval streets, and baroque architecture. Afterward, have free time for lunch before heading to a nearby winery in the heart of the Nizza DOCG appellation where we’ll have a tour and tasting of the local Barbera and Moscato d’Asti wines. Continue to a second winery for another tasting and a light wine-paired dinner before returning to the property.

Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Palazzo Righini

Day 5

Barolo

Today, we explore the venerated Barolo, produced from Nebbiolo grapes and known as the “king of wines.” We’ll kick off the day with a winery visit, touring the vineyards and cellar, and tasting a selection of wines. Next, we’ll sit down for a wine-paired lunch. Continuing to the medieval hilltop village of La Morra, we’ll have some free time for a stroll in town, followed by a visit to another local winery for a tour and tasting. Afterward, we’ll head to the village of Barolo, where we’ll have free time to explore and find a spot for dinner. Our Travel Director is happy to provide recommendations.

Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Palazzo Righini

Day 6

Lingotto and Turin

Say farewell to the countryside as we make our way north to Turin, stopping outside the city to visit the old Fiat factory in Lingotto, where many of the most famous Fiats were built. The industrial production facility has since been converted into a modern exhibition area, hotels, shopping, and a spectacular rooftop. We’ll take a guided tour followed by a gourmet lunch at Ristorante La Pista, located in the middle of the legendary Fiat test track. Afterward, we’ll continue into Turin, check in to our accommodations, and have the remainder of the day to explore and enjoy our new surroundings.

Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Turin Palace Hotel

Day 7

Turin

This morning, meet a knowledgeable local guide for a walking tour of Turin. Stroll the luxury avenues of the city, taking in the grand architecture that brings Paris to mind. Visit Palazzo Reale— once the Palace of the Savoy Royal Family— and stop into a special historic coffee house for traditional pastries and a bicerin, a coffee served with chocolate. We’ll continue on to Piazza Castello, the grand central square of Turin, and the elegant Piazza San Carlo. After the tour, enjoy some free time to wander. We'll gather in the early evening to toast our journey with a special vermouth tasting and festive farewell dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight at Turin Palace Hotel

Day 8

Depart Turin

After breakfast, depart for Turin-Caselle Airport for flights home or continue your travels on the Extension. Arrivderci!

Breakfast

Extend your trip

+ 4 days at Lake Maggiore

Day 8

Stresa

After checking out from the hotel, we will make our way north to Lake Maggiore, stopping at a local winery along the way for a lunch and tasting before checking in to our accommodations in the picturesque lakeside town of Stresa. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon with time to relax, unwind, and explore your surroundings. Dinner is on your own.

Lunch

Overnight at Regina Palace Hotel Stresa

Day 9

Isola Bella & Isola dei Pescatori

After breakfast, take a short boat ride to the beautiful island of Isola Bella for a guided visit to the 17th-century baroque palace and majestic terraced gardens built by the aristocratic Borromeo family. Continue on to the neighboring Isola dei Pescatori, also known as Isola Superiore, considered to be the most picturesque of the Borromean Islands, as well as the only one to be permanently inhabited. Enjoy lunch on your own and time to wander the charming harbor area and small historic village. Return to Stresa for an evening at leisure.

Breakfast

Overnight at Regina Palace Hotel Stresa

Day 10

Arona & Orta San Giulio

This morning we head to Arona where we start the day with a visit to a cheese refiner. Tour ancient caves in use since the 15th century that contain an amazing assortment of cheese from different parts of Italy. Enjoy a light lunch in a private room of the refinery that includes a sampling of cheese and salumi. After lunch, venture off the beaten path to idyllic Lake Orta, located west of Maggiore. Spend the afternoon exploring the lovely architecture and narrow cobbled streets of the village of Orta San Giulio. Return to Stresa for an evening at leisure.

Breakfast, lunch

Overnight at Regina Palace Hotel Stresa

Day 11

Milan

After breakfast, a private transfer takes you to Milan Malpensa Airport for flights home. Arrivederci!

Breakfast

Accommodations

The Fine Print

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Details

Dates

Program: September 21 - 28, 2025
Extension: September 28 - October 1, 2025

Flight Information

If you would like assistance with reserving your flights, please contact us at guestservices@experi.com, and we can refer you to an air ticket travel agency.

Activity Level

This trip has been designed to include daily exploratory walks that range from one to three hours. Each day, whether touring a city or winery, guests should be prepared to be on their feet for multiple continuous hours. Guests should feel comfortable strolling along cobbled surfaces, walking up and down stairs, and sauntering down uneven nature paths. Europe tends to have Old World infrastructure (narrow cobblestone streets, lack of elevators, etc.), which can leave some areas inaccessible. Typically, our more invigorating walks are included as optional activities.  If your mobility is limited in any way, or if you have questions, please contact our Guest Services team at guestservices@experi.com.

Note: Group maximum is based on double occupancy. The itinerary is subject to change or substitution at any time. You can learn more at experi.com/agreement.


Included

  • Seven nights accommodations, including all taxes and fees
  • Meals as listed on the itinerary: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 5 dinners, plus wine pairings with certain meals
  • All private excursions described in the itinerary along with services of local speakers, guides, entrance fees, and transportation
  • Gratuities for travel director, local guides, drivers, porters, and included meals
  • Full guiding services of a dedicated Travel Director
  • Private airport transfers with porterage on the first and last scheduled days of the program

Not Included

  • Pre-and post-trip accommodations and associated expenses
  • Air and land transportation to/from host cities
  • All types of personal insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Additional alcoholic beverages beyond what has been arranged by Experi to pair with the included major meals

Program Rates*

Classic: $5,995
Deluxe: $6,695
Jr Suite: $7,295

Single Occupancy: $7,195

Extension Rates*

Classic: $2,795
Jr Suite: $3,395

Single Occupancy: $3,325

*Rates are per person, double occupancy in US Dollars. Call to discuss availability and rates for triple accommodations.


Deposits

A $1,000 non-refundable deposit per person reserves your space for this program. Final payments are due no later than 90 days prior to departure. An additional $500 non-refundable deposit is required per person for extension reservations.

Travel Insurance

Experi highly recommends you consider travel insurance. Learn more about travel insurance and how it can help you prepare for the unexpected at https://experi.com/travelinsurance/

Travel Terms & Conditions

View our complete terms and conditions here at https://experi.com/agreement.

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