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Food Tour in Alba

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Highlights

  • five food tastings (you won’t need lunch afterward!);
  • two glasses of wine and a bottle of water per person;
  • small group tour up to only 12 guests, with a tour guide!

 

Discover Alba like a foodie! Our tour guide provides an engaging and informative walking tour of the town center of Alba with five food tastings along the way and exceed your lunch needs. Come hungry and curious!

 

Hometown of the famous “Nutella” and known for the International White Truffle Fair, Alba is a wealth of stories and gems that are hidden to the hurried glance: our tour guide will bring them up to life while introducing you to the local culinary scene.


 

From Piazza Garibaldi our walk takes you through the open-air market (when available) and it will include a cheese tasting in a traditional shop which showcases selected cheese producers from the region: goat and sheep milk, raw milk, aged cheese and more. Stop in an old-fashioned bakery to learn stories about the traditional breadsticks or “grissini.

 

Later, sit in a bistrot where locals go, to savor two of the most traditional starters or “antipasti“.

 

In a truffle shop run by a family of truffle hunters, partake in a tasting of condiments and spreads made of truffles; salami, cheese, honey, olive oil enriched with local truffles. A pasta course (tajarin) or risotto is served with freshly shaved black truffles and a glass of wine.

 

Our selection of tastings continues in the cozy store of a local producer specialized in salami and cured meats such as the traditional boiled salami. Alternatively, enjoy another typical recipe in a restaurant of the town center of Alba.

 

Make sure to save some room for the final hazelnut pastries and chocolate truffles.


Tastings order and recipes can change depending on availability.

Please note: food allergies and dietary restrictions must be communicated at time of booking.


 

Rate

  • 75 € per adult (from 17 y.o.);
  • 40 € per child (from 6 to 16 y.o.) accompanied by minimum 2 adults;
  • free of charge for infants up to 5 y.o.

 

A minimum number of 4 participants is required in order to confirm the tour. You will be informed 24 hours before the tour if such number is not met and offered a full refund. If you are interested in a private tour with just 2 adults, an extra fee of 35€ per adult is required.

 

 

The rate includes

  • Tour guide up to three hours;
  • Five food tastings, two glasses of wine and a small bottle of water per person.

 

The rate does not include

  • Any entrance fee, additional tastings and anything else not mentioned above in the “the rate includes” field;
  • Alcohol is not served to anyone under the age of 18 y.o.

 

When: at 10am every Saturday morning

Length: about 2.5 to 3 hours

Private tour: no

Participants: up to 12

Family friendly: yes (alcoholic beverages will not be served to anyone under 18 y.o.)

Accessibility: yes

Physical activity: low

Meeting place: Piazza Cavour at the corner with Piazza Garibaldi in Alba

In case of rain: we will run the tour anyway

 

 

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More information? Email us to info@meetpiemonte.com

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