Piedmont & Chocolate
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeFood&Wine, Guided Tours
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Medium Group
As well as being one of the most appetising excellences of Turin in the food sector, chocolate is also a protagonist of its local history. You will have the opportunity to taste outstanding delicatessens and to learn about a story which dates back to kings, battlefields, journeys and secrecies of the court of Savoy, and ends in the renowned and elegant confectionery parlours in town.
To complete the production chain of chocolate, we will take you to visit the Langhe to discover the PGI Piedmontese Hazelnut.
- 3-overnight stays in Turin (4 stars hotel in the town center). Inclusive of breakfast,
free parking, English speaking staff and city taxes;
- 1 Guided tour of the city-centre and historical confectionery parlours in Turin (private experience)
- 1 Bicerin tasting
- 1 Giandujotto Experience (private experience)
- 1 visit to a chocolate producer and tasting (private experience)
- 1 Visit to a hazelnut grove, a lecture on hazelnuts and cuisine workshop about the hazelnut pie (private experience)
- Extra money for personal expenses and whatever is not specified under “Price includes”
Arrival in Turin after lunch and accommodation at the hotel.
Guided tour of the city-center and historical confectionery parlours in Turin.
Along the way, we will observe the historic buildings and the most important cultural landmarks.
Giandujotto Experience in Turin
Free time in Turin in the morning and ‘bicerin’ tasting. After lunch, take part in our Giandujotto Experience: discover the magic history of chocolate in Turin during a workshop full of taste, chocolate (of course) and Piedmontese hazelnuts, pleasantly accompanied by fascinating anecdotes about the typical delicacies of the city.
Explore the wonders of Turin’s confectionery through an authentic and high-quality experience.
Finish the day by testing yourself in making the renowned Giandujotto and discovering all its secrets but above all, do not forget to take your Giandujotti home with you!
Langhe & Hazelnuts
Day trip to the Langhe, a territory famous for its wine but also a regional gastronomic center thanks to the white truffle, the production of fresh pasta and, above all, the cultivation of the Tonda Gentile IGP hazelnut.
In the early morning departure from Turin and transfer to the Langhe territory to Cherasco (CN) to meet historical chocolate producers. Lunch on your own.
In the afternoon visit to a hazelnut grove, lecture on PGI Piedmontese Hazelnut and local cuisine workshop. Return to Turin before dinner.
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