TOURS

Jewish History, (Fine) Dining & Wine in Italy’s Piedmont

September 2 thru 11, 2019

Alba
Asti
Carmagnola
Casale Monferrato
Castell'Alfero
Cherasco
Cuneo
Mondovì
Monforte
Paroldo
Saluzzo
Turin
Vercelli

 

Day 1    Monday, September 2    Arrival Turin & Monforte d’Alba [L, D]
Morning       
Arrive Torino-Caselle (TRN) Airport; transfer to Monforte d’Alba and check into ****RévaResort                  (https://www.revamonforte.it/en/) in Monforte d’Alba
Lunch           In hotel
Afternoon   Introduction to and relax in Réva’s facilities
Evening       Group welcome aperitif and dinner in hotel

Day 2    Tuesday, September 3    Monforte d’Alba, Cuneo, Mondovi,
Paroldo & Alba [B,L,D]
Morning      Guided visits in Cuneo and Mondovi synagogues and former ghettos
Lunch           
Light in cheese producing farm in Paroldo
Afternoon   
Relax in hotel’s facilities
Evening       
Group dinner in Alba

Day 3    Wednesday, September 4    Monforte d’Alba, Saluzzo, Cherasco &
La Morra [B,D]
Morning     
Guided visits in Saluzzo and Cherasco’s synagogues and former ghettos; visit the exhibit “Jewish Life and Culture:Photographic Documentation of the Jewish presence in Piedmont in the 18th and 19th Century in Cherasco"
Lunch           On our own in Cherasco
Afternoon   Winery, vineyard visit and tasting at Beni di Batasiolo in La Morra
Evening        Group dinner in Monforte d’Alba

Day 4    Thursday, September 5    Monforte d’Alba, Carmagnola & Turin
[B, L, D]
Morning      
At leisure to relax in hotel facilities; (optional cooking class may be arranged)
Lunch           
Light lunch in hotel
Afternoon   
Depart Monforte d’Alba; guided visit in Carmagnola’s synagogue; check into **** Turin Palace
(
https://www.turinpalacem/en) in Turin
Evening       
Group dinner in hotel

Day 5    Friday, September 6    Turin [B, D]
Morning     
Guided visit and tasting in the Guido Gobino chocolate factory
Lunch           
On our own
Afternoon   
Guided visit in Turin’s synagogues and former ghetto
Evening
        Group Shabbat dinner (with prominent community members) in synagogue’s Sala ADEI

Day 6     Saturday, September 7     Turin [B, D]
Morning       
Attend services, if wished
Lunch           
On our own
Afternoon   
Guided visit Turin’s historic center (Mole Antonelliana)
Evening       
Group dinner; panoramic bus tour

Day 7    Sunday, September 8    Turin, Casale Monferrato & Vercelli  [B, L]
Morning      
Guided visit in Casale Monferrato synagogue and former ghetto
Lunch           
Group lunch in Vercelli
Afternoon   
Guided visit in Vercelli’s synagogue and former ghetto
Evening      
On our own in Turin

Day 8    Monday, September 9    Turin, Fabbrica Botti Gamba & Asti  [B, L, D]
Morning     
Guided visit at the Gamba factory, coopers of barriques and casks in Castell’Alfero Asti
Lunch           
Group lunch in Asti
Afternoon 
 Guided visit in Asti’s synagogue and former ghetto
Evening        
Farewell dinner in Turin

Day 9    Tuesday, September 10    Turin & Departure    [B]
Morning     
 Individual transfers arranged to Torino-Caselle (TRN) Airport or further destinations

Please inquire for further details and costs;  Group of 15 minimum, 25 maximum

Included:
~ (9)Day tour   w/ (3) nights in Monforte d’Alba (Le Langhe) & (5) in Turin
~ (1) Full time English speaking guide
~ (3) Four-star hotels Standard/Classic/Superior rooms double occupancy, bed &  breakfast; IVA &  tourist tax
~ (9) Daily buffet breakfasts, (7) dinners and (5) lunches; all meals w/ wine
~ (11) Docent guided tours (Please see Baruch Lampronti)
~ (1) Guided winery/vineyard visit and tasting
~ (3) Guided atelier visits
~ All transfers in air-conditioned coach w/ IVA, “City & ZTL passes,” bottled water  (Turin Airport to Monforte d’Alba incl.)
~ Earphones phone daily
~ All admissions
~ All gratuities

Not Included:
~ Single (DUS) room supplement
~ Optional cooking class
~ Personal expenses (additional drinks with meals, laundry, telephone calls)
~ Taxis or other transfers not specified
~ Unpredictable increases in City & ZTL bus passes

If necessary, we reserve the right to make very minor modifications to the above-published itinerary.  In such event, all clients will be advised.