Things to do

Truly yours to discover

The region Piemonte is famous for wine, white truffle and hazelnuts. There are many wine tastings and in truffle season you can join the trufflehunters to find truffles. Piemonte is Unesco World Heritage so there are many beautiful hilltop villages & castles. Maybe discover the region by bike or take a hike through the countryside?

A little more adventurous maybe? Try a vespa / e-bike tour or a balloon flight over the vineyards. Piemonte really is yours to discover. Maybe a daytrip to the sea? There is a bike track along the Ligurian coastline and there are many beautiful villages with sunny beaches. Most of all: enjoy la dolce vita!

A selection of activities

Wine tastings

Piemonte is wine country. You are surrounded by vineyards and wine producers that produce some of the best wines in the world. Famous wines like Asti Spumante, Barbera, Barbaresco and Barolo come from this area. But there are other amazing wines too, like Chardonnay, Gavi or Arneis. Come and taste Piemonte!

Walking

From beginner to advanced, there is a hiking tour for everyone! There are many tracks through the beautiful countryside with breathtaking views and villages. Don’t be surprised to see a lot of Italians hiking. Young and old, they all enjoy the ourdoors and the magnificent views.

Cycling

The area is great for cyclists! Just touring through the beautiful vineyards with their curly roads. Many small villages for a small break, great views or a lunch stopover. Have a look at these panoramic viewpoints in the Langhe and find routes on Visit Piemonte or plan your own route using Komoot.

Golf

Piemonte has many beautiful golf courses! Do you enjoy playing golf in the sun surrounded by beautiful nature? Then visit one of the many Golf clubs available. You can also enjoy a meal and drinks at most of them. Check out the many different golf clubs and driving ranges. Enjoy!

Shopping

Shop till you drop in “Serravalle”, Europe’s biggest Outlet. A luxury shopping centre (more than 230 shops) with big labels like Gucci, Prada, Versace, Lacoste, Ralph Lauren, and plenty of bars and restaurants. For interior design lovers there is also a part with furnishing shops.

The mediteranian coast

Although the Piemont itself doesn’t have a coastline, Liguria is within one hour drive. Enjoy the coast of Liguria and enjoy swimming in the sea, enjoy the food markets every day of the week except on Monday’s and taste the fresh vegetables and fruits from that season. And of course, enjoy the beautiful sunset at the end of the day.

Old-fashioned grape stomping

During the harvest between end of August and end of September, any winery is in full swing. For extra fun there is the posibility to stomp grapes the traditional way. You go into the vineyard, pick the bunches of grapes and stomp them to juice into an old-fashioned tub. To follow the vinification process you will receive a bottle of your own crushed grape juice. Stomping grapes gives you even more of a feel for the craft of wine grower. Truly to be experienced (limited time and availability).

Lunch in a vineyard

Imagine yourself in the middle of a vineyard. You open a bottle of wine and just enjoy local home-made dishes. You can with the vineyard lunch experience.

The wine farmer Roberto will give you a well-filled basket of delicacies. You select a nice bottle of wine from his collection and receive all the necessities such as a cloth, plates, cutlery and glasses. The food is conveniently stored in transparent containers. Just take your basket with you and go out, find your perfect spot and enjoy la dolce vita!

Other things to do

Piemonte is large and there is plenty to do. Below are some ideas. Maybe not to everyone taste, it all depends on how adventurous you want to be… One thing is for sure, Piemonte is truly yours to discover!

Antiques markets

and Casale Monferrato are the most famous, but treasures can be found on many other markets too.

Combine an antiques market with a tour of the local town. All of them have beautiful centri storici (historical city centers) worth a visit. Andiamo!