The town of ALBA is famous for its gastronomic specialties, nevertheless it can be also destination of a tourist itinerary to the search of its architectural beauties.
Despite the course of the time, ALBA has succeeded in preserving a medieval charm, that make it one of the most beautiful Piedmontese towns. Of the famous ones "100 towers", they stay only from there few to our days, nevertheless they all it takes is for making the idea of its ancient architectural beauty. To begin to visit it making a tourist itinerary, you must be departed by its historical center, particularly in street Cavour, contained by ancient medieval buildings, what the Tower Artesian and the Merchants' Loggia. Arrived in Cathedral plaza, we find you the imposing and suggestive Cathedral of S.Lawrence, going up again to the medievo, of which the thirteenth-century bell tower and the Romanesque style can be admired.
After lunch the tour starts direction to Barolo, a few kilometres south of Alba, in the heart of Le Langhe, the most famous spot is BAROLO, which gives its name to one of the premier Italian wines.
It's a small village with peach and ochre-washed houses set among extensive vineyards.
The Barolo wine is officially born in the very same castle which is now lodge of WiMu museum: the right place to know more about it and enjoy it.
The museum visit will last approximately 1 hour.
Return to Alba.
Place of interest of the tour
Alba , Piazza Duomo , you can meet at your hotel lobby at 9:30 or other location you can decide.
You can also choose another starting time.
Duration of the tour 7 hours.
Alba Piazza Duomo or in other place you decide.
** total price 1- 2 people € 600
Not included in the price : food & drink , tickets for events