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Gastronomic Barolo Walk

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Walking holidays in part is a time to look at countries in a different light and to visit country as popular with tourists as Italy and find somewhere hidden, somewhere undiscovered by most tourists is a real find. The countryside is a glorious mix of gently rippling, wave-shaped hills cloaked by layers of vines, sunflowers and oak forests, crowned with honey-hued hamlets and imposing Savoy castles for the traditional and historically fascinating does of excitement.

On this Gastronomic Barolo Walk, an independent hotel-to-hotel walking holiday you will explore the beautifully tranquil Langhe region of Piedmont – a gastronomic gem quietly tucked into Italy’s north-western corner.
Here are some things you can expect on your holiday.

• Spectacular walking in undiscovered Italy; vineyard paths, sun-dappled hamlets and Savoy castles for a perfectly traditional point-of-view of the Italian countryside.
• Wonderfully varied hotels: an elegant 18th century villa, a rural retreat and a stunningly converted village town house, because we want you to get the most out of your stay.
• Panoramic swimming pools 4 nights out of 8.
• What else would you expect from a ‘Gastronomic Walk’ than excellent cuisine? -Prepared with passion and pride – washed down with world famous wines.
• Visit the beautiful village of Barolo – taste ‘the king of wines’

8 night, hotel-to-hotel, self-guided walking.

Day 1 – Arrive at Benevello
Day 2 – Benevello to Grinzane Cavour 10km/7mi/3.5hr
Day 3 – At Grinzane Cavour
Day 4 – Grinzane Cavour to Castiglione Falletto 12km/7mi/4hr
Day 5 – At Castiglione Falletto
Day 6 – Castiglione Falletto to Monforte d’Alba 8km/2hr or 11km/4hr
Day 7 – At Monforte d’Alba
Day 8 – Monforte d’Alba to Benevello 13km/8mi/5hr
Day 9 – Leave Benevello

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