Dates & Prices - Wine, Cooking and Castles in Barolo & Roero

2022 Calendar for: Wine, Cooking, Castles and Truffles in Barolo and the Enchanting Langhe Valley

Dates Itinerary Space Price /pp*

Sep 3  -  10, 2022
8 Days / 7 Nights

  Filling Fast
Wine, Cooking, Castles and Truffles in Barolo and the Enchanting Langhe Valley
$4,595.00
  Filling Fast
$4,595.00

Sep 8  -  16, 2022
9 Days / 8 Nights

Sold Out
Wine, Cooking, Castles and Truffles in Barolo and the Enchanting Langhe Valley with Randy, Mary Ann and Friends
$3,995.00
Sold Out
$3,995.00

Oct 1  -  8, 2022
8 Days / 7 Nights

  Almost Full
ALL NEW ITINERARY! Wine, Cooking, Castles and Truffles in the Enchanting Valleys of Roero and Barolo

Your week of cultural immersion and local experiences is set amidst the stunning backdrop of one of the most pristine and gorgeous wine regions in all of Italy. You will be treated to Exclusive Tastings and Pairings with some of Italy?s Very Best Wines, in some remarkable settings. You?ll be Cooking Wonderful Italian Dishes with local chefs ? Your excursions will take you on a Truffle Hunt, or discovering the Historic Café?s of Torino. You will learn to make your own Vermouth and your own Perfume or Cologne ? Take a trip high in the Italian Alps ? Some fabulous dining experiences and more! For more information about this wonderful vacation week, including a copy of the itinerary, please contact us at: info@culturediscovery.com


$4,595.00
  Almost Full
$4,595.00

2023 Calendar for: ALL NEW ITINERARY! Wine, Cooking, Castles and Truffles in the Enchanting Valleys of Roero and Barolo

Please note that if you don't see a date listed on calendar for 2023, we can often accommodate you and add it to our calendar with the itinerary of your choice. Additionally, if the "Spaces Remaining" column of a listed week is green, we may be able to change to a different itinerary if you are the first to reserve that week. Simply ask us.

Dates Itinerary Space Price /pp*

May 13  -  20, 2023
8 Days / 7 Nights

  Filling Fast
ALL NEW ITINERARY! Wine, Cooking, Castles and Truffles in the Enchanting Valleys of Roero and Barolo
Your week of cultural immersion and local experiences is set amidst the stunning backdrop of one of the most pristine and gorgeous wine regions in all of Italy. You will be treated to Exclusive Tastings and Pairings with some of Italy's Very Best Wines, in some remarkable settings. You'll be Cooking Wonderful Italian Dishes with local chefs. Your excursions will take you on a Truffle Hunt, or discovering the Historic Cafés of Torino. You will learn to make your own Gelato and your own Perfume or Cologne! Take a trip high in the Italian Alps! Some fabulous dining experiences and more!
Early Booking Discount $4,495.00
  Filling Fast
Early Booking Discount $4,495.00

Jun 10  -  17, 2023
8 Days / 7 Nights

7+
ALL NEW ITINERARY! Wine, Cooking, Castles and Truffles in the Enchanting Valleys of Roero and Barolo
Your week of cultural immersion and local experiences is set amidst the stunning backdrop of one of the most pristine and gorgeous wine regions in all of Italy. You will be treated to Exclusive Tastings and Pairings with some of Italy's Very Best Wines, in some remarkable settings. You'll be Cooking Wonderful Italian Dishes with local chefs. Your excursions will take you on a Truffle Hunt, or discovering the Historic Cafés of Torino. You will learn to make your own Gelato and your own Perfume or Cologne! Take a trip high in the Italian Alps! Some fabulous dining experiences and more!
Early Booking Discount $4,495.00
7+
Early Booking Discount $4,495.00

Aug 25  -  Sep 2, 2023
8 Days / 7 Nights

  Filling Fast
SPECIAL EVENT! THE FAMOUS MANGIALONGA! 9 Days / 8 Nights! Wine, Cooking, Castles and Truffles in the Enchanting Valleys of Roero and Barolo
This is an extended 10-Day/9-Night Vacation that features a unique, once-a-year event in the Langhe Valley. You will be part of an exclusive group that wil experience the MANGIALONGA! It is an epic wine and culinary event, like no other. Drink amazing wines from the area at designated stops along the way through vineyards and small towns. Each stop is also a culinary progressive featuring fine fare from the area. It truly is a remarkable and memorable experience. All of this is set amidst the stunning backdrop of one of the most pristine and gorgeous wine regions in all of Italy. The remaining week will include everything from our week-long Barolo tour. Some of the Best Italian Wines. Cooking classes with Local Chefs - A Truffle Hunt - Hands-on Perfume/Cologne-Making class-Gelato Making and incredible excursions to Torino, The Italian Alps and more!
$4,995.00
  Filling Fast
$4,995.00

Sep 2  -  9, 2023
8 Days / 7 Nights

7+
ALL NEW ITINERARY! Wine, Cooking, Castles and Truffles in the Enchanting Valleys of Roero and Barolo
Your week of cultural immersion and local experiences is set amidst the stunning backdrop of one of the most pristine and gorgeous wine regions in all of Italy. You will be treated to Exclusive Tastings and Pairings with some of Italy's Very Best Wines, in some remarkable settings. You'll be Cooking Wonderful Italian Dishes with local chefs. Your excursions will take you on a Truffle Hunt, or discovering the Historic Cafés of Torino. You will learn to make your own Gelato and your own Perfume or Cologne! Take a trip high in the Italian Alps! Some fabulous dining experiences and more!
Early Booking Discount $4,495.00
7+
Early Booking Discount $4,495.00

Oct 7  -  14, 2023
8 Days / 7 Nights

  Filling Fast
ALL NEW ITINERARY! Wine, Cooking, Castles and Truffles in the Enchanting Valleys of Roero and Barolo
Your week of cultural immersion and local experiences is set amidst the stunning backdrop of one of the most pristine and gorgeous wine regions in all of Italy. You will be treated to Exclusive Tastings and Pairings with some of Italy's Very Best Wines, in some remarkable settings. You'll be Cooking Wonderful Italian Dishes with local chefs. Your excursions will take you on a Truffle Hunt, or discovering the Historic Cafés of Torino. You will learn to make your own Gelato and your own Perfume or Cologne! Take a trip high in the Italian Alps! Some fabulous dining experiences and more!
Early Booking Discount $4,495.00
  Filling Fast
Early Booking Discount $4,495.00

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The Not So Fine Print:

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Deposit & Payment Requirements

All prices listed are in US Dollars. If you are paying in a different currency, your price is locked in with US Dollars, but the price in your currency will depend on the exchange rate at the time your deposit is charged, then again when your balance is due. If you would like to lock in a price with a currency other than US Dollars, you can do so by paying the full amount at the time of your reservation.

  • All prices are land only, per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare and travel insurance are not included.
  • 20% of the total is due at time of booking to secure your spaces.
  • The balance is due 90 days before your vacation begins.
  • We strongly advise "cancel for any reason" travel insurance. (we provide links with our confirmations) for all guests. Click here to read why

Supplements & Discounts

Single occupancy supplement: + US $700.00
Alumni Discount - US $100.00

What's Included & Not Included

Inclusions:

Your all-inclusive price includes just about everything. To make it completely clear, here is a full breakdown of our all-inclusive policy:

Included in the price:

  • 7 Nights accommodation in a private room in a breathtaking villa surrounded by vineyards.
  • 20 Meals (7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches & 7 Dinners) as listed in itinerary.
  • All cooking classes and associated food costs.
  • Culture Discovery Apron & Recipe Book.
  • Daily day trips and excursions.
  • Wine with all lunches and dinners.
  • Transfers to and from Mail Malpensa Airport. Transfers based on our published schedule.
  • Transportation all week to all destinations (by mini-bus).
  • All entry fees for excursions, tours and tastings.
  • English speaking vacation host & guides throughout the duration.

Exclusions:

What's Not included:

  • Airfare
  • Personal Expenses
  • Snacks/Drinks between meals, or any meals not listed on itinerary

Arrival & Departure Transfers

Arrivals

We offer one free shuttle to and from Milan Malpensa Airport

Shuttle Departure Time: 1:00 PM

If you are flying in the same day, be sure to get a flight that arrives before 11:30 AM in order to give you time to get through customs and baggage claim.

If you are already in Italy on the start date, or arrive later, there is a convenient train from Milan's central train station to the airport.

Departures

Based on outbound flight times, we will determine the departing shuttle schedule once we have all flight details.

Private Transfers:

If you need a private transfer (for arrival or departure), please contact us and we will help you arrange a private driver.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy as of 2021:
  • Deposits are refundable within 50 days of booking, so long as they are made more than 180 days before the start date of the tour.
  • After 50 days, deposits are no longer refundable. However, if you find someone to take your space, your deposit may be applied to them.
  • All further scheduled payments are non-refundable once they are made. If we sell out the tour (including reserve spaces not shown on the website) we can move your full payment to another tour within 12 months.

The nonrefundable portions of payments are due to the fact that we are contractually responsible to pay those amounts for you at those times, even if you cancel. Therefore, we strongly urge all guests to obtain travel insurance as soon as possible after booking. Please click here to read about the importance of obtaining travel insurance

Our complete policy and terms for all vacations can be found at https://www.culturediscovery.com/docs/terms-of-service.cfm. By reserving any vacation with Culture Discovery Vacations, you are agreeing to these terms.