Duration: 2 hours
Availability: all year round
Difficulty: none, pebbles flooring at some point
Exclusions: entrance fees (if any), tips, food and drinks
Category: walking tour
Alba, the capital of the Langhe district is full of history, art and marvellous cuisine. UNESCO Creative City, Alba is a renowned international capital of gastronomy. You will be plunged in the real Italian atmosphere and lifestyle to admire one of the richest and most typical little towns of Piedmont region.
Founded by the Romans, Alba still shows some remains of its Roman past. During our walking city tour, we will discover the medieval towers, some astonishing medieval and baroque churches and the central square of the town dominated by St. Lawrence Cathedral. The history of the town is also connected to the well-known White Truffle: the gold of Piedmont Region.
A visit to the Maddalena complex where the famous Truffle Fair takes place every year in autumn, will complete the tour.