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The vine-striped Langhe Hills radiate out from the town like a giant undulating vegetable garden, replete with grapes, hazelnut groves and wineries. Exploring Alba's fertile larder on foot or with two wheels is a delicious pleasure.


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$198.66 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private Tour: Piedmont Wine Tasting of the Barolo Region

Specially selected wine producers will enable you to taste flavors and specialties of the Piedmontese tradition. Choose between a half day or a full day tour:Half Day Wine Tour (5 hours) • Barolo village tour, tasting a glass of wine at Marchesi di Barolo winery • Stop at La Morra panoramic Belvedere • Visit and wine tasting at Cordero di Montezemolo winery in La Morra Full Day Wine Tour (9 hours) • Barolo village tour, tasting a glass of wine at Marchesi di Barolo winery • Stop at La Morra panoramic Belvedere • Visit and wine tasting at Cordero di Montezemolo winery in La Morra • Lunch at La Morra, restaurant Bovio (gourmet lunch) • Guided tour of Alba, the town of the white truffle, tasting Piedmontese specialties at Tartufi and CoPlease note that at time the wineries can be closed due to events, vintage shows or private events. In the event they aren't available, an alternative with the same quality will be provided. 

$228.35 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Piedmont Wine Tasting and Cellar Tour from Bra or Alba

Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in June 2014, the vineyards in the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato are among the most celebrated in Italy and are now in the Top Ten Wine Travel Destination in Italy. This tour includes transportation from Alba or Bra and surroundings, several local wines to taste, local cheeses and meat platters (vegetarian alternative available), visits to local wineries and main sights of the area in Piedmont. Visit Piemont tasting local wines like Dolcetto & Gavi, Barolo, Moscato and Brachetto at the wine estates, wine bars, and manor-houses all the year round. If you don't have your own car and you would like to tour with a chauffeur, the driver will meet you wherever you car is parked or accommodation is, and you will be conveniently chauffeur driven home.

$35.69 Private & Custom Tours

Tour of Alba, Underground and Wine

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Alba International White Truffle Fair, Alba, Province of Cuneo, PiedmontVisit the courtyard of the former convent of the Dominican nunsStop At: Underground Alba, Alba, Province of Cuneo, PiedmontVisit one underground site of the Roman and medieval townDuration: 1 hour

$106.90 Day Trips & Excursions

Truffle Hunting and Barolo wine tasting

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Alba International White Truffle Fair, Alba, Province of Cuneo, PiedmontThe tour starts at the train station of Alba or in your hotel (if located nearby). Within a 20 minutes drive we will be in the heart of production of Barolo wine. Pass By: Langhe landscapes UNESCO, Alba, Province of Cuneo, PiedmontLet our guide take you on the most panoramic wine routes winding through the area of production of the famous Barolo wine, spread across eleven municipalities, where Nebbiolo grapes are cultivated. Take advantage of stunning photo opportunities over the Langhe hills which are part of the 50th UNESCO World Heritage site of Italy, because of the historical value of a unique patchwork landscape, dotted with medieval towers, castles and quaint villages. Get familiar with elements and facts of the region otherwise silent to a hurried glance.Stop At: Comune di Monforte d'Alba, Monforte d'Alba, Province of Cuneo, PiedmontContinue to an off-the-beaten-track boutique winery – where quality and family traditions are valued – and step inside the cellar to taste four premium wines including two different types of Barolo.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Langhe landscapes UNESCO, Alba, Province of Cuneo, PiedmontTruffle hunting in the woods which last about 1-1.5 hourDuration: 1 hour

$799.21 Cultural & Theme Tours

Transylvania Tour from Budapest to Bucharest: 4 days

ItineraryDay 1: Budapesta – Arad- TimisoaraPass By: Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), Budapest, Central HungaryOn your first day meet with your guide and set out for Romania. You'll cross the border at Arad.Stop At: Filarmonica Arad, Arad, Arad County, Western Romania, Transylvania. The first stop will be in Arad for a short walking tour. Arad is one of the Transylvanian towns with rich culture, that can be observed through it’s architecture. Stroll the city streets to see City Hall Palace , the Palace of Culture , the neo-gothic and secessionist-style Red Church, the large domed Roman Catholic Church and the neo-classical State Theatre. If time allows it you can have lunch at one of the local restaurants.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Timisoara Historical Center, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaIn the afternoon reach Timisoara. This bustling city has been awarded European Capital of Culture 2019 due to it’s architecture that shows Turkish influence and massive Austro-Hungarian influence.Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at a centrally located hotel in Timisoara.Day 2: Timisoara – Corvin Castle – Alba Iulia – SibiuStop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, Hunedoara County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaStart fresh in the morning after breakfast with your guide and head for your first stop at Corvin Castle. Explore this gothic castle to find it’s history that lays in the walls of this place.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Citadel of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, Alba County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaAfter Corvin castle head for Alba-Iulia city. Alba-Iulia has an important cultural role in modern Romania as this is the place where the ancient and medieval history can be observed and also for the fact that this is where our country signed the unification treaty in 1918. Stroll the Old Town section to explore the history of this city.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sibiu Travel, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaIn the afternoon reach Sibiu, where you will be having a walking tour in the Old Town of Sibiu. Sibiu is a medium size city but with rich history and it was appointed the European Capital of Culture in 2007.Join our guide for a walking tour and explore the city.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in centrally located hotel in Sibiu.Day 3: Sibiu- Sighisoara – BrasovStop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaStart fresh in the morning and set out for Sighisoara city, a fairtale town where Vlad Dracula was born in 1431. Explore the city with our guide through a walking tour. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Brasov Historical Center, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaAfter Sighisoara set out for Brasov. This medium size city is one the most favorite destination of most Romanian people as the Old Town preserves rich history. Enjoy a walking tour to observe the Black Church and the main gates of the city.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in a centrally located hotel in Brasov.Day 4: Brasov – Bran Castle – Peles Castle – BucharestStop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaSet out first thing in the morning for Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s castle. Visit the inside of this 14th century castle to find out the story about Vlad Dracula.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern RomaniaIn the afternoon set out for Sinaia where you will stop at the Peles Castle. This 19th century castle was built by the royal family of Romania and it’s still being preserved in the same way it did over a century ago.In the afternoon reach Bucharest.End of service.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$1027.56 Cultural & Theme Tours

Transylvania and UNESCO Painted Monasteries from Budapest: 6 days tour

ItineraryDay 1: Budapest – Arad- TimisoaraStop At: Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), Budapest, Central HungaryOn your first day meet with your guide and set out for Romania. You'll cross the border at Arad.Duration: 1 minuteStop At: Filarmonica Arad, Arad, Arad County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaOn your first day meet with your guide and set out for Romania. The first stop will be in Arad for a short walking tour. Arad is one of the Transylvanian towns with rich culture, that can be observed through it’s architecture. Stroll the city streets to see City Hall Palace , the Palace of Culture , the neo-gothic and secessionist-style Red Church, the large domed Roman Catholic Church and the neo-classical State Theatre. If time allows it you can have lunch at one of the local restaurants.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Timisoara Historical Center, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaIn the afternoon reach Timisoara. This bustling city has been awarded European Capital of Culture 2019 due to it’s architecture that shows Turkish influence and massive Austro-Hungarian influence.Stroll the city center for a short walking tour as your guide will introduce you in the local culture.Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at a centrally located hotel in Timisoara.Day 2: Timisoara – Corvin Castle – Alba iulia – SibiuStop At: Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, Hunedoara County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaStart fresh in the morning after breakfast with your guide and head for your first stop at Corvin Castle. Explore this gothic castle to find it’s history that lays in the walls of this place.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Citadel of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, Alba County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaAfter Corvin castle head for Alba-Iulia city. Alba-Iulia has an important cultural role in modern Romania as this is the place where the ancient and medieval history can be observed and also for the fact that this is where our country signed the unification treaty in 1918. Stroll the Old Town section to explore the history of this city.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sibiu Travel, Sibiu, Sibiu County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaIn the afternoon reach Sibiu, where you will be having a walking tour in the Old Town of Sibiu. Sibiu is a medium size city but with rich history and it was appointed the European Capital of Culture in 2007.Join our guide for a walking tour and explore the city.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in centrally located hotel in Sibiu.Day 3: Sibiu – Sighisoara – Gura HumoruluiStop At: Sighisoara Historic Center, Sighisoara, Mures County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaSet out in the morning for Sighisoara city where Dracula was born and overnight. Take a walking tour inside the old walls of this fairy tale town to find out the history of Dracula and Sighisoara, one of the emblematic city for Transylvanian culture.After lunch head for Gura Humorului, in Bucovina region where you will be accommodated.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Gura Humorului at a centrally located hotel.Day 4: Gura Humorului – Voronet Monastery – Sucevita Monastery – Moldovita Monastery – Pottery of Marginea- Gura Humorului Stop At: Manastirea Voronet, Voronet, Suceava County, Northeast Romania After breakfast head for Voronet Monastery. Our guide will present the outside wall of the monasteryDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Moldovita Monastery, Vatra Moldovitei, Suceava County, Northeast RomaniaNext stop will be at Moldovita Monastery where you will have the chance of exploring another vibrating old painted monasteryDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Sucevita Monastery, Sucevita, Suceava County, Northeast RomaniaHead for Sucevita monastery another fortified monastery. This emblematic monastery preserves history of Bucovina region.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Marginea Ceramics, Suceava, Suceava County, Northeast Romania. End up your day at the Black Pottery of Marginea.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Gura Humorului at a centrally located hotel.Day 5: Gura Humorului – Bicaz Gorge – Red Lake – BrasovStop At: Bicaz Canyon, Lacu Rosu, Harghita County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaStart fresh in the morning after breakfast and travel towards Bicaz Gorge. This magnificent Gorge passes from Moldova region back to Transylvania region. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Red Lake, Lacu Rosu, Harghita County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaStop at the Red Lake for a lunch break and then continue towards BrasovDuration: 1 hourStop At: Brasov Historical Center, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaReach Brasov in the afternoon where you will explore this vibrating city through a walking tour that passes at the most important sights such as Black Church and Catherine’s Gates. Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in Brasov at a centrally located hotel.Day 6: Brasov – Bran – Peles – BucharestStop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, TransylvaniaIn the morning you will head for Bran castle aka Dracula’s castle in order to discover this medieval castle and the true story of Vlad Dracula. Tour the inside and at the end if you wish you can enjoy free time in the market in front of the castle. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern RomaniaReach the Peles Palace set in the scenic mountain resort of Sinaia, also called the Pearl of the Carpathians. Tour the Romanian royal family’s former summer residence, which showcases a magnificent palace in the German Renaissance style. Built at the foot of the mountains between 1873 and 1914 by Carol I, the first Romanian king, the palace is considered one of the most beautiful of its kind in Europe.In the afternoon reach Bucharest.End of service.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.