Exclusive offers for our guests

Wine Tasting at Cantine Boroli

Come and discover where our wines are made in the Langhe, Piedmont, a land recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage in 2014.

Visits are available every day of the week from 9 am – 6 pm upon reservation.
A wine tasting of four wines is included in the visit: a white, two reds, and one Barolo.

Info and booking:
Achille Boroli 
phone +39 0173 366616

Simulated Truffle Hunting

An exciting experience, discovering the techniques for finding the precious truffle accompanied by an expert and his dog.

Dates: any day the weather is suitable 
From 15th September to 31st January for white truffles 
From 1 February to 31st March and from  1st May to 14th September for black truffles 

Starting point: the centre of Alba   
Time: to be decided on 
Duration: 2 hours 
Bookings: 48 hours ahead 
Number of people: according to the availability of the Organization    
Cost: on request and according to the number of participants 

(Includes a tour guide, interpreter and truffle hunting expert)

The truffle is an underground fungus but any gourmet will classify it by its inimitable perfume and colour.
But how to choose the best truffle?  How to store it? How to taste it at its best and with which dishes?
A Sensorial Analysis guide will tell you about the secrets of truffle hunting and the tools necessary to get the best out of this precious tuber.

Horse riding in the Upper Langhe

An experience in the countryside, horse riding through the hills of the Piedmont region. During the excursion there will be time to stop for a picnic in the country or for a meal in a typical farmhouse.

Dates: every day
Where:  San Bovo Riding Stables – Loc. S. Bovo – Castino – Affiliated FITETREC – ANTE centre
Duration: from a minimum of one to a maximum of 6 hours (in one day)    – departure time to be agreed on (The session includes a horse  – equestrian guide – excursions through fascinating natural areas  – riding hat – Fitetrec weekend insurance) 

Prices per person:
Lessons in training ring (45 minutes) Euro 25,00 approx
One-hour ride Euro 30,00 approx
One-day ride Euro 80,00 approx
+ picnic in the woods Euro 10,00 approx
+ lunch in a local farmhouse Euro 25,00 approx

Dress code: suitable clothing. Participants should have equestrian experience.

Cookery Course

Italy’s culinary traditions are among the most famous in the world, so why not give yourself a very special present?

A cookery course can be a unique opportunity to discover the great Italian traditions from the other side of the fence!

The culture of a people is also expressed through its food.  You will learn those little secrets (picking up techniques to add to your own collection) that are otherwise very difficult to come by.   And you will learn to prepare fantastic dishes, which you can cook again when you get home to delight and surprise your guests.

The course is with our Chef Federico Gallo (Michelin star) every Monday from 9.30 to 11.30. Bookings essential.

Cost  160 Euro per person (wines not included) 

The class includes: a qualified chef, fully-equipped kitchen, recipes, lunch with the dishes that have been cooked. Cost 160 Euro per person –wines not included.

Does not include: transport, personal interpreter or other extras.

Guided Segway Tour

Original strolls on Segway Transporters to discover the city of Alba and its historical centre rich in art and gastronomy. Possibility to organize tour outside the city, on the hills of great wines, stopping by wine cellars and beautiful spots.

Dates: every day of the week, weather permitting
Place of departure: Piazza Savona – Alba
Departure time: to be arranged
Duration of tour: min. 1 hour 30 min. – max. 3 hours 30 min.
Number of peple: min.1 – max 7
The following are included: Tour with leader on Segway Transporters

Price: from € 40.00 to € 150.00 / person

Hot Air Balloon Flights

Wafting in the breeze over vineyards and characteristic villages. The hills of the Langhe and Roero in all their beauty from the silence of a wickerwork basket. See unforgettable landscapes when enjoying a truly unique experience.

Dates: every day of the year, weather permitting
Place of departure: to be arranged
(2 hours after dawn or 2 hours before sunset)
Departure time: to be arranged
Duration: about 1 hour flying time – durationa ctivity 3 hours
Number of peple: Min.2
Booking: 3 days in advance
Flights are subject to cancellation on meteorological grounds at any time before take-off at the pilot’s discretion.

2 people from Euro 275,00 / pers.
3 or more people from Euro 220,00 / pers.

The following are included:
– Flight in a hot air balloon flown by a professional pilot
– Breakfast / appetizer with typical products
– Celebrating drink