Food Tour in Alba

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Alba

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Discover Alba like a foodie! An engaging and informative walking tour of the town centre of Alba with five food tastings which will exceed your lunch needs. Enjoy a cheese tasting and continue to an old-fashioned bakery to sample breadsticks. Later, savor two of the most traditional " antipasti". In a truffle shop run by a family of truffle hunters, partake in a tasting of gourmet truffle products and a risotto served with freshly shaved black truffles. Discover the specialty of the day in a restaurant where locals hang out and make some rooms for the final hazelnut and chocolate delights.
Discover Alba like a foodie! Our tour guide provides an engaging and informative walking tour of the town centre of Alba with five different food tastings along the way, which will exceed your lunch needs. Come hungry and curious!From Piazza Garibaldi our walk takes you through the open-air market (when available) and it will end in Piazza Ferrero, including stops at some of the most important sights, such as Roman ruins, the Cathedral, baroque architectures and medieval towers. Hometown of the famous "Nutella" and worldwide known for the International White Truffle Fair, Alba is a wealth of stories and gems hidden to the hurried glance, which our tour guide will bring up to life.Along the way enjoy a cheese tasting in a traditional shop which showcases selected cheese producers from the region and continue to an old-fashioned bakery to sample breadsticks or "grissini". Later, sit in a home-cooking take -away to eat two of the most traditional starters or "antipasti". In a truffle shop run by a family of truffle hunters, partake in a tasting of gourmet truffle products, including a 90% white truffle spread, salami and truffle cheese topped with truffle honey or olive oil. A pasta course or risotto is served with freshly shaved black truffles and a glass of wine. Then, one more stop is set for another tasting of either traditional ravioli filled with roasted meat or the specialty of the day in a restaurant where locals hang out. Make sure to save some room for the final historic coffee bar where we sample hazelnut pastries and coffee.Tastings order and recipes can change depending on availability.  Please note: food allergies and dietary restrictions MUST be communicated at time of booking.

What’s included

  • Five food tastings;
  • Local guide up to three hours;
  • Water and wine.

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from Alba

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Free snacks included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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