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Vineyards, Festivals and the “Slow Food” Philosophy in Piedmont

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Program #20210RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 15 total, 6 breakfasts, 2 brunches, 1 lunches, 6 dinner

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Grand Hotel Sitea: Turin, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the heart of Risorgimento Turin, just off the very central via Roma and Piazza San Carlo, and a few minutes’ walk from Piazza Castello, the Grand Hotel Sitea charms guests with its discretion and reserve. Built in the early 1900s and featuring a traditional brand of hospitality, the hotel is superbly positioned for those who want to be able to get about the city centre on foot, to visit the heart of the old town or for shopping. Its atmospheres, really refined in every detail, make it a reference point for its high-profile hospitality, while its exclusive cuisine and the attentive service make the Grand Hotel Restaurant an appreciated gourmet stop.

Contact info:
Via Carlo Alberto 35
Turin, 10123 Italy
phone: +39 011 5170171
web: www.grandhotelsitea.it

Room amenities: The Standard Double and Superior rooms are elegantly furnished in classical style. All rooms are provided with independent air conditioning system, satellite TV, pay TV, telephone with a direct external line, modem plug for internet fast connection, internet connection directly from television, cable radio and minibar. The bathrooms, all equipped with shower or bath, have hair dryer, courtesy toiletries, bathroom linen and slippers. The Buffet Breakfast, included in the hotel service, is served at the restaurant from 7:00 to 10:30. The internet service for guests staying at the hotel is free of charge.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: DBL220 B/B, SGL175 B/B euros
Advanced reservation required and depending upon availability. Please also check the hotel website for special offers

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Hotel Barolo: Barolo (Cuneo), 5 nights
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The Brezza family has been working in the hotel and restaurant-sector for three generations, turning an authentic vocation of their land into a family business. Antonio and Oreste, and their wives, Mariuccia and Carla, together with their children, Giacomo, Marco, Tiziana and Enzo, have commited themselves, as an historical heritage of their own, to pay honour to an ancient tradition. This latter is rooted and much cherished in the Barolo village.

Contact info:
Via Lomondo 2
Barolo (Cuneo), 12060 Italy
phone: +39 0173-56354
web: www.hotelbarolo.it

Room amenities: The rooms are well furnished and provided with every kind of comfort: air conditioning, television, telephone, cocktail cabinet and refrigerator and internet connection. After dining, clients are welcomed for the night, in the Cannubi vineyard at n. 212, or in one of the vineyard surrounded bedrooms, furnished with XIX century Piedmont pieces of furniture. From their windows, the Barolo castle, home to the Barolo wine, can be admired.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: € 100.00 DBL, € 80,00 SGL B/B
Advanced reservation are required and depending upon availability. Please also check the hotel website for special offers

Check out time: 10:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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7 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 6 breakfasts, 2 brunches, 1 lunch, 6 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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