Piedmont to Portofino Walking & Hiking Tour
Piemonte's Slow Food & the Mediterranean
From $5,699 - $5,749 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
(+$1,960 for sgl. occ.)
From vineyards, forests and alpine foothills to pebble beaches on the Mediterranean. From white truffles and bold Barolo in the land of Slow Food to heavenly frutti di mare pulled fresh from the sea. Take your time. Soak it all in. And savor the endless joys of Piedmont and Portofino. A perfect pairing.
- Discover the quintessential sights, flavors and character of two delightfully distinct regions of Italy
- Gaze upon the idyllic scenery of Le Langhe, a World Heritage landscape graced with castles and hillsides laced with vineyards
- Hike Liguria's breathtaking coastline and visit exquisite villages including Camogli and Portofino
- Savor wine and truffles, Michelin-starred dinners and outstanding seafood along the Mediterranean
Day 1 Walk on quiet roads and vineyard trails with sweeping vistas of Piedmont's vine-covered hills | Follow a hiking trail used by generations of monks to reach the 17th-century San Maurizio monastery | Today this splendid estate is a luxury hotel—and our abode | Delight in the superb regional flavors of local cuisine and wine.
Days 2-3 From La Morra, descend through rolling vineyards to charming Barolo | Explore the town's peaceful streets and authentic shops before ascending to Castiglione Falletto, where lunch and a wine tasting await | Hike up to Serralunga d'Alba and admire its marvelous castle | Walk across the ridgeline from Carrosio down into Gavi | Delve into Piedmont's wine culture on our visit to Villa Sparina's private cellar.
Day 4 Discover hiking routes lined with age-old stone walls from Santa Margherita Ligure to posh Portofino, where the rich and famous come to play | Hike along the coast to a beach or linger at a café near Portofino's yacht-filled harbor.
Days 5-6 Sip on a caffé macchiato in the charming hamlet of San Rocco | Walk from Ruta to Camogli along paths that are centuries old | Over lunch near Camogli's postcard-perfect waterfront, discover why Ligurian cuisine is so acclaimed | Hike to the lighthouse at the tip of the Portofino Peninsula.
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- 10 or more guests: from $5,499 pp dbl occ
- 8 - 9 guests: from $6,199 pp dbl occ
- 6 - 7 guests: from $7,399 pp dbl occ
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- 2 - 3 guests: from $10,099 pp dbl occ
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