The Barolo Vineyards Walking Holidays

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The Barolo Vineyards Walking Holidays

Distance: 80 km

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Meals: Breakfasts

Accomodation: Hotels and farmhouses

Price: From 723€ per person

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Do you like to enjoy the typical gastronomy of the cities that you visit? The hiking route through the Barolo Vineyards is your ideal trip. You will walk through the most renowned wine areas of the region, while delighting in its cheeses, wines, truffles and traditional cakes. This is the ideal plan for those passionate about good food.

You will start your trip in Alba, where we suggest arriving from Turin or Milan. You will discover the Langhe Hills, in the Piedmont region, highlighted by its vineyards, medieval villages, charming castles and immense forests. You will advance to Barolo, walking over undulating trails and finally reaching the end of your route in the town of Cortemilia.

This route is characterized by the excellent cuisine and quality of life that is breathed in the towns you will visit. We suggest you go calmly and thinking about enjoying its wines and its vineyards, its hazelnut plantations and, of course, the famous ‘Tuber Magnatum’, or white truffle, which proliferates mainly in the northern Italian area.

You can enjoy our baggage transfer service that will allow you to walk much easier while discovering the beauty of this hiking trail through the towns and villages you’ll be visiting.

Also, if you have any incidents en route, we are at your disposal 24 hours a day via an emergency telephone. With Santiago Ways, you will walk safely and comfortably.

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Hiking trail in the Barolo Vineyards

1

Arrival in Alba

Today you will arrive in Alba either from Turin or from Milan, and in any case, we suggest that you make this journey by train. Once you arrive in Alba, you will find a charming medieval town, located in the centre of the Piedmont region.

As a curious fact, we would tell you that near Alba you will find the famous Ferrero Rocher factory.

2

From Roddi to Vergne-Barolo

Breakfast included.

For your day today you will have a transfer that will take you to Roddi to start your walk. You will advance through hills until you reach the top of one of them, just before you finish your route.

Once in Vergne-Barolo, we suggest a visit to one of the traditional wineries in the area that offers wine tastings. It will be the ideal reward on your first day of travel.

3

From Vergne-Barolo to Monforte d'Alba

Breakfast included.

Today you will walk through the entire Barolo region until you reach Novello and, a short time later, you will have reached the exact area where the famous Italian Barolo wine is produced, with the designation of origin from the area.

When you're in Barolo, you can't miss the museum dedicated to the city and its wine, as well as its flagship wine cellar, both located in the Castello dei Marchesi Falletti.

There, you can visit very old barrels that are preserved as an exhibition and have been commemorated by UNESCO, as well as vintage bottles from 1859.

As you continue your walk after learning about this wonder of the wine world, you will continue to advance through more vineyards until you reach Monforte d'Alba, whose name is derived from the castle walls located on a mountain.

4

From Monforte d'Alba to Cissone

Breakfast included.

For today, you will have a beautiful multiplicity of landscapes and hills around you. You will encounter new vineyards and continue to advance until you reach the village of Serralunga d'Alba.

Afterwards, you will have an ascent towards Roddino, then descend again to Cissone. To reach your final destination, there will be a short climb to end your fourth day of hiking.

5

Circular route in Cissone

Breakfast included.

And as the name of this route indicates, your trip is dedicated to the vineyards of the region, so today, in addition to advancing in the middle of several of them, you will see around a multitude of medieval castles that will give a charming touch to the route.

You will start and end in Cissone, one of the areas with the greatest tradition in the Piedmont region to have a good glass of wine in its popular canteen atmosphere. Take the opportunity to do so at the end of your walk.

6

From Cissone to Cravanzana

Breakfast included.

If you've ever been told about Alba's famous white truffle, today may be the day you come across some of them. Your route today will pass through the highest areas of the Langhe hills, so the change of landscape will become apparent.

And if in addition to seeing the white truffles, in case you are lucky enough to find them, you might also want to try them, so do not hesitate to ask about them at dinner time. I'm sure the local restaurant you visit will be able to offer them to you.

7

From Cravanzana to Cortemilia

Breakfast included.

On your last day hiking in the Piedmont area you will come across all kinds of landscapes, so enjoy each of them to the fullest. You will pass through small municipalities of less than 300 inhabitants such as Torre Bormida and Bergolo, as well as multiple paths, both paved and forested.

8

Return from Cortemilia

Breakfast included.

Today you must return on your own from Cortemilia to Alba by local bus or a pre-reserved taxi. The bus does not run on Sundays, so in this case we suggest you take the option to book a taxi with us.

Once there, you must return to the city from where you can take your flight back to your home city*. Whether it's to Milan or Turin, we recommend you to make this journey by train.

*Remember that when you book your circuit, you can ask us to book additional hotel nights for the days after the end of your circuit to extend your stay in one of the municipalities on the hiking route through the Barolo Vineyards.

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Accommodation on your hiking trail in the Barolo Vineyards

Accommodation in hotels and farmhouses.

All the rooms you will find on the trekking route in the Barolo Vineyards have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to guarantee good comfort during your stay. 

Our lodgings have been selected to ensure tranquillity, rest and enjoyment during your hiking route in the Barolo Vineyards.

Our team checks the quality "in situ" of all the accommodation offered. 

Accomodation in Alba

Accomodation in Alba

Accomodation in Barolo

Accomodation in Barolo

Accomodation in Monforte d’Alba

Accomodation in Monforte dAlba

Accomodation in Cissone

Accomodation in Cissone

Accomodation in Cravanzana

Accomodation in Cravanzana

Accomodation in Cortemilia

Accomodation in Cortemilia

Since we work with quality accommodation with limited capacity, the exact name will be given 30 days before the start of the trekking route.

Services in your hiking trail in the Barolo Vineyards

Included services

Accommodation in hotels and farmhouses.

Rooms with private bathroom.

Breakfasts.

Complete itinerary of your trekking route in the Barolo Vineyards.

Baggage transfer.

Transfer on day 2 to begin the route.

24 hours Telephone assistance on route.

VAT.

Additional services

Additional single room: to consult.

Extra nights (breakfast included): to consult.

Travel assistance insurance: €3 per person and day.

Cancellation insurance: €3 per person and day.

This route can only be done from mid-April to November.

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