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Taste trail
The taste of good things is linked to memory

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01/03/2021 - 30/11/2021
Apr - Nov

Trekking

Business description

The taste of good things is linked to memory, and on this tour we walk along the Grande Traversata Langhe trail on long ridges with never-ending landscapes, in pursuit of typical products, places of art, stories of simple people told by great writers.

Day 1

Walk from Benevello to S. Bovo di Castino, along a path of broom shrubs, places and echoes of the people in Beppe Fenoglio's novel "La Malora" (Ruin) and in many other stories; vividly depicted, they capture your heart, making you feel part of your surroundings.
Stage: Cascina del Pavaglione (farmhouse) and Casa delle Memorie (House of memories museum).

Day 2

Walk from Benevello to Lequio Berria, in Alta Langa, amidst the expertly cultivated hazelnut groves and small oak and pine woods, breathtaking views of the surrounding Langhe planted with vineyards.
Stages: Collection of soft pastel works and IGP Piemonte Hazelnut processing workshop.

Day 3

Walk on the cobbles and among sandstone houses from Bergolo to Prunetto, along chestnut woods and mule tracks to the breathtaking majesty of a medieval castle.
Stages: Romanesque chapel of S. Sebastiano and Castle and Romanesque church of S. Lorenzo

Day 4

Walk from Mombarcaro, 891 metres asl. The top of the Langhe, from here you can see the sea, or feel the "marine" wind on your lips. We go down towards San Benedetto along ancient terraces built by man to cultivate hazelnuts and vines.
Stages: Murazzano DOP Cheese Production Laboratory and Literary Places.

Day 5

Visiting the stone villages of the high Langhe, from where you can admire the majesty of the Alps; stops in Bossolasco, the village of Roses, and Murazzano, Beppe Fenoglio's home ground, with the Madonna di Hall, a jewel of the Baroque, and the S. Lorenzo, a rare example of pure Romanesque style
Stages: Hazelnut Cake production facilities and Literary Places

Price:

From € 380.00 (B&B) to € 480.00 (hotel)

The price includes:

4 nights B&B in double room - 3 tasting sessions - necessary transfers - Bookings for visits - Medical and Baggage Insurance

The price does not include:

Meals - Trekking guide - Tips - Extra. All services not specified in "The price includes" section

Supplements:

Trekking guide: € 250,00 per day

Other

Holiday formula:

Individuals, Groups

Guided tour:

On request (with supplement)

Characteristics of the offer:

30 Km total - maximum elevation gain: 300 m - T/E

Equipment required richiesto:

Trekking shoes - comfortable clothing - rain jacket - hat - light backpack - water bottle.

Services organised in compliance with Covid-19 regulations - Prime Ministerial Decree in force.

Info

V.I.C. Tour Operator
Via Rio Misureto, 8
12051 Alba
irene@piemontevic.com
+39 0173 223250
https://www.piemontevic.com/
https://www.facebook.com/VIC.Tour.Operator

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GTL - Great Langhe Trail
GTL - Great Langhe Trail
Langhe Monferrato e Roero / da Castino a San Benedetto Belbo
  • 240,00 km
  • 52 hr
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