Italy's Piedmont Italy Family Bike Tour
Backroads Piedmont Bike Tour
Italy's Piedmont Italy Family Bike Tour
Italy's Piedmont Italy Family Bike Tour
Vineyard, Backroads Piedmont Bike Tour
Piedmont, Italy
Piedmont Italy Bike Tour
Backroads Piedmont Bike Tour
Backroads Piedmont Italy Bike Tour
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Italy's Piedmont Bike Tour - For Families with Adult Kids 20s & Beyond

A Slow Food & Wine Lover's Paradise in Piemonte

Family — 20s & Beyond

Activity Levels 2-4

Premiere Hotels

Between the Alps and the Mediterranean. The benchmark for Italian wines. And land of the Slow Food Movement. You're in Piedmont, a place of richness. Every meal, a delight. Every stay, decadent. Perhaps you never considered Piedmont with all that Italy has to offer. But when your family is this close to the Alps, your experience can't get much higher.

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Italy Piedmont Family Biking Tour
Italy Piedmont Family Biking Tour

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Start/End Turin

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Highlights

  • Delight in a culinary landscape renowned for its abundant delicacies and an ancient tradition of wine cultivation
  • Cycle with your family through Piedmont's idyllic scenery—tranquil hamlets, castles and the vineyards of Le Langhe
  • Explore the 1,000-year-old World Heritage site of La Morra, a premiere Barolo-producing town
  • Experience the historic charm of Relais San Maurizio, a Leading Hotels of the World property
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Itinerary

Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Day 1
Description

Set out on a scenic ride through the vineyards of Piedmont's Roero region, a World Heritage landscape | A mesmerizing blend of sand and soil, this unique wine country produces the one-of-a-kind Arneis grape in addition to classics like Nebbiolo and Barbera | Gaze out over a dreamy landscape as you sip an aperitivo at our beautiful hotel | Your first family dinner offers an introduction to delicious Piedmontese cuisine.

Accommodations
Villa Pattono Relais
Costigliole d’Asti

Perched on a hilltop, surrounded by vineyards and centuries-old trees, this renovated villa has charm throughout with its decorative design and original frescoes. (pool, spa)

Days 2-3
Description

Visit San Martino Alfieri's privately owned 17th-century castle for a wine tasting and tour | Bike along the Tanaro River on a tranquil route through classic Piedmont scenery—rolling hills, hazelnut groves and, of course, vineyards | Ride through gentle hills and tidy rows of grapevines to reach the famous viticulture center of Barbaresco | Give in to temptation at one of the regional enoteche | Explore the postcard-perfect town of Neive | Linger over a family dinner of Michelin-starred fare.

Accommodations
Relais San Maurizio
Relais San Maurizio
Santo Stefano Belbo

This former Franciscan monastery is now a luxurious hotel celebrated for its serene hilltop setting. Leading Hotels of the World property. (pool, spa)

Days 4-6
Description

Take in outstanding views of the Alps as you climb the hills of Langhe, another remarkable World Heritage landscape | Bike to Monforte d'Alba, an impossibly picturesque hamlet, for a glimpse into the local way of life | Take time to wander the town's cobblestone streets | Ride through pretty Barolo, crowned by a 10th-century castle | Check out 1,000-year-old La Morra and enjoy splendid vistas of the Langhe landscape | Join an expert and his canine assistant to sniff out truffles, the region's prized culinary delight | Extend your family's visit in the magnificent gateway city of Turin.

Accommodations
Villa Ribezza
Villa Ribezza
Monforte d'Alba

This fashionable Liberty villa in the Langhe hills is surrounded by vineyards, medieval castles and hilltop villages. (pool)

Dates & Prices

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy

Click on dates for pricing, itinerary variations and to book your trip. Price is per person, double occupancy.

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Activity Level: 2-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Route notes

The routes on this trip are rolling with some steeper climbs and descents. We'll flatten some of the hills with strategic shuttles.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Biking
Level 1 | 16 miles | 700 ft. gain
Level 2 | 29 miles | 1800 ft. gain
Day 2
Biking
Level 2 | 22 miles* | 1900 ft. gain
Level 3 | 33 miles* | 3000 ft. gain
Level 5 | 50 miles | 4900 ft. gain
Other
Cooking Class (1 hour)
Day 3
Biking
Level 2 | 16 miles* | 1200 ft. gain
Level 3 | 26 miles | 2200 ft. gain
Level 4 | 34 miles | 3400 ft. gain
Day 4
Biking
Level 2 | 16 miles* | 2000 ft. gain
Level 3 | 26 miles | 2800 ft. gain
Level 4 | 31 miles | 3300 ft. gain
Other
Truffle Hunting (1 hour)
Day 5
Biking
Level 2 | 21 miles* | 1500 ft. gain
Level 3 | 27 miles* | 2300 ft. gain
Level 4 | 31 miles | 3200 ft. gain
Day 6
Biking
Level 1 | 10 miles | 1000 ft. gain

What's Included

  • All breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

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