Activities

Food, Wine & Nightlife

Turin Food and Wine Tour including the Farmers Market

Led by a local expert guide speaking excellent English, eat, drink and sight-see the best of Turin, one of the most charming, interesting and tasty cities in Italy.  Visit the largest food market in Europe and speak directly with the farmers. High-quality local products will be served to explore the roots of Piemontese cuisine. Here you will taste some special cheese!Have lunch in a traditional local restaurant to taste Agnolotti or Barolo rice with a glass of wine. Continue exploring the city and then for a “Bicerin” where it was invented. It’s a soft drink made with milk, chocolate and coffee, a real treat!Walk to Piazza Castello and end your tour with a “Pinguino” ice-cream!
$139
4 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Food tour in Asti

A walking tour of Asti with five food tastings set out to understand the complex origins of many ingredients of the local cuisine. Visit the covered food market for an introduction to the local culinary scene and a tasting of salami including the one made with Barbera wine. We continue through the Jewish ghetto, medieval towers and baroque churches all the way to a renowned cheese shop, followed by a "gastronomia" which is a shop where home-cooking type of food is prepared daily by professional chefs: enjoy two different "antipasti" with a glass of wine. Off to a cozy restaurant to sample local pasta. Our tour comes to an end with a celebration of hazelnut and chocolate delights from a pastry shop.
$111
3 hours
Walking & Biking Tours

Asti Walking Tour

Private guided tour of the city of Asti with a certifiedtour guide. Founded by the Romans and proclaimed independent city-state in 1095 the glorious past of Asti comes back to life as your tour guide will lead you through an itinerary set to discover medieval treasures. Home of the oldest "Palio" of Italy, a barefoot horse race held once a year in September, Asti preserves the largest Gothic Cathedral of the region and precious works of art of local painter Gandolfino da Roreto dating back to the end of the XV century. Immerse yourself in the flavors and slow pace of a typical provincial Italian city where traditions have not been affected yet by mass-tourism.
$174
2 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

ASTI: a Medieval Odissey

Big merchants and smart medieval bankers made the city of Asti wealthy and powerful among the medival European superpowers, and left their footprint into a number of unique gothic houses, mighty churces and towers as tall as the sky. This visit will allow you to see some medieval parchments and books dating back to the Middle Ages that will let you understand the reasons behind the wide commercial and financial success of the city and will disclose you the secret behind the city renovation of the XIII Century that transformed it into a Medival Manhattan. Then, after visiting the most impressive Gothic Cathedral in Piedmont you will marvel before the romanesque Holy Sepulchre Round where the secrets of the Kinghts of St. John from Jerusalem will be eventually disclosed to you. You’ll learn about their internal organisation, their rituals, their wandering in the Middle Est and the structure of their local Commenda, among the most powerful in Europe.
$35
3 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Dining experience at a Cesarina's home in Asti with show cooking

Immerse yourself in a private dining experience at a Cesarina's home, enjoy an exclusive show cooking and  taste authentic recipes from Asti treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian Mammas. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people. Enjoy a 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert with  drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars and coffee). At the end of the experience, take this your souvenir back home: the official Cesarine apron and shopping bag.
$98
3 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private cooking class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Asti

Immerse yourself in a private cooking class at the Cesarina's home,  learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of Asti cuisine and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine.During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.
$168
4 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Local Market Tour and Dining experience at a Cesarina's home in Asti

Visit the  vibrant local market and immerse yourself in a  private dining experience at a Cesarina's home, enjoy an  exclusive show cooking and  taste authentic recipes from Asti treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian Mammas. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people.  Enjoy a  4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert with  drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars and coffee). At the end of the experience, take your souvenir back home: the official Cesarine  apron and shopping bag.
$168
4 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Name your recipe: food market tour and workshop with a Cesarina in Asti

Have you ever been to a local market and traditional food shop in Italy, full of ingredients you'd love to experiment with? This is your chance to  visit a market with a local expert, choose your most inspiring ingredients, and create and name your very own recipe. Go food shopping with your Cesarina and choose 3-5 staple ingredients that capture your imagination before immersing yourself in a private cooking class at their home. With their expert guidance, you will learn how to prepare your chosen ingredients and make your own Italian creations. Cultivate your creativity and confidence in the kitchen by adding an Italian flair to your dishes.  Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.
$179
4 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Local market visit and private cooking class at a Cesarina's home in Asti

Visit the vibrant local market and the  traditional food shops with the Cesarina and immerse yourself in a private cooking class at the Cesarina's home,  learn the secrets of the most famous dishes of cuisine  from Asti and taste the fruit of your labour accompanied by a glass of local wine.During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of 3 authentic regional recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test. Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Then, taste everything you have prepared accompanied by a selection of red and white local wines.
$249
6 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

The art of the Italian Aperitivo with a Cesarina: Learn & Enjoy in Asti

Your day in Asti is just winding down, the sun's about to set... It's time for an Aperitivo. This glamorous Italian tradition is loved all over the world, and this is your chance to learn how to prepare it for yourself, the perfect souvenir.  Preparing the perfect aperitivo is an art; you will learn how to prepare a selection of  five elegant nibbles to pair with with a refreshing glass of fizz, ideal for sharing with friends in the early evening. Your aperitivo will be a bite-size representation of its local culture, using typical regional ingredients and local wines, such as a sparkling prosecco or a light red.
$121
2 hours