Excursions

Discover the UNESCO protected territory of Piedmont

Our full day excursions will take you to the most iconic highlights of the area from the lake district of the north to the Unesco protected Vineyard landscape of Langhe, Monferrato and Roero of the south.

All excursions are organised in cooperation with Petite Events – Torino.

For bookings and customised programme send an email to events@petiteevents.com.

Casale Monferrato and the Holy Mount of Crea

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Casale Monferrato and the Holy Mount of Crea
Duration: 8 hours
Languages: IT, EN, DE, FR, ES Located between the hills of Monferrato and the Po River, the city of Casale Monferrato was capital of the Marquisate  of Monferrato where important dynasties, such as the Aleramici, the Paleologi and the Gonzagas succeeded each other

The Abbey of Vezzolano, Castelnuovo Don Bosco and Chieri

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The Abbey of Vezzolano, Castelnuovo Don Bosco and Chieri
Duration: 10 hours
Languages: IT, EN, DE, FR, ES The excursion covers an area close to the city of Turin which is still little deployed by mass tourism and hides some extraordinary historical and artistic gems instead.

Biella and the Medieval Village of Candelo

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Biella and the Medieval Village of Candelo
Duration: 10 hours
Languages: IT, EN, DE, FR, ES

The excursion, which includes a guided tour of Biella Piano and Piazzo, then continues a few kilometers from the city to discover and admire the famous walled village of Candelo built between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries

The Underground Cathedrals of Canelli

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The Underground Cathedrals of Canelli
Duration: 8 hours
Languages: IT, EN, DE, FR, ES

The Vineyard landscape of lower Piedmont has been protected by Unesco since 2014 as part of the world heritage. Canelli is the place where the application started.

Lake Islands Hopping (Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta)

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Duration: 8 hours
Languages: IT, EN, DE, ES, FR

These two lakes of northern Piedmont are usually referred to as some of the most romantic places in Italy. Spanning from Arona to the south and to Locarno (in Switzerland) to the north, and surrounded by the Alps Lake Maggiore is home to several attractions including the romantic Borromean Islands.

Vineyard Landscape of Langhe

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Vineyard Landscape of Langhe
Duration: 8 hours
Languages:  EN, DE, ES, FR

In 2014 the UNESCO decided to include the Vineyard landscape of lower Piedmont, spanning over the hills of Langhe, Monferrato and Roero, into the world heritage list.

Day trip to the kingdom of Barbaresco red wine

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Day trip to the kingdom of Barbaresco red wine
Duration: 8 hours
Languages:  EN, DE, ES, FR

Included in the Unesco World Heritage Site list, Barbaresco gives the name to a powerful red wine that is considered one of the symbols of Piedmont region in the world together with Barolo.

Royal Residences: Venaria Reale and Stupinigi

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Royal Residences: Venaria Reale and Stupinigi
Duration: 8 hours
Languages: IT, EN, DE, ES, FR

Included in the Unesco World Heritage Site list in 1997 the Savoy Residences were created with the ambitious idea to celebrate the absolute power of the ruling dynasty.

Villa of the Queen and the Basilica of Superga

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Villa of the Queen and the Basilica of Superga
Duration: 8 hours
Languages:  IT, EN, DE, ES, FR

Included in the Unesco  World Heritage Site list in 1997 the Savoy Residences were created with the ambitious idea to celebrate the absolute power of the ruling dynasty

Vercelli and the rice fields.

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Vercelli and the rice fields.
Duration: 10 hours
Languages:  IT, EN, DE, ES, FR

At one hour drive from Turin, at the north-east of Piedmont, the city of Vercelli is mostly known as the capital of the Italian rice farming.