From Turin: food and wine guided tour in Canavese

USD 239



Embark on a mouth-watering 1-day adventure through the authentic flavors of Italy's picturesque Canavese region. This culinary journey will treat your taste buds to the rich flavors of traditional local dishes, perfectly paired with exceptional wines from nearby vineyards. As you indulge in the region's gastronomic delights, take in the breathtaking scenery and marvel at the stunning architecture, majestic castles, and ancient forts that dot the landscape.

Embark on a captivating 1-day adventure through Canavese, a picturesque borderland nestled at the foot of the Alps in the Piedmont region. This enchanting area has long been a natural gateway between Italy and Europe, with a rich history of armies, merchants, and pilgrims traversing the ancient routes of Via Salaria and Via Francigena. As we delve into this untouched region, you'll discover a treasure trove of lakes, hills, forests, and majestic castles, all protected by the stunning Serra Morenica, one of the world's largest morainic hills. The unique microclimate of this haven fosters exceptional wines, including the esteemed Carema Nebbiolo and Caluso Erbaluce. Indulge in the distinct flavors of Canavese cuisine, which boasts cured meats, Alpine pasture cheeses, and delectable dishes such as "Capònet" rolls, stuffed onions with amaretto, hearty "Ajucche" wild herb soup, and the renowned "Bagna Caòda" anchovy sauce, served with an assortment of fresh vegetables. Here's a glimpse of what awaits you on this unforgettable tour: Noon: Step into the grandeur of a majestic Canavese castle, either the Castello di Agliè or the Castello di Masino, depending on the season and your personal preferences. Savor a delightful lunch at a local eatery, complete with a fixed menu and wine. Afternoon: Explore the charming city of Ivrea, followed by an exclusive wine tasting experience at a local vineyard.