Novara and Torino between art and taste

01/01/2024 - 31/12/2024
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If the Mole Antonelliana is the symbol of the Turin skyline as well as site of the National Cinema Museum, Novara has an equally famous dome, work of Alessandro Antonelli. This tour will allow you to get to know them up close, alongside other important architectural works and not of Turin, from the Chapel of the Holy Shroud to the Egyptian Museum.
All accompanied by the tastings of the exquisite Camporelli biscuits of Novara and of Ghemme DOCG, to finish with a cocktail experience in the city of Vermouth.


Day 1

• Morning arrival in Novara and guided tour of the historic centre: the Castle, the Coccia Theatre and the Broletto to the foot of the majestic and iconic cupola.
• Tasting of the city’s iconic Camporelli biscu- it, as simple and delicate as its origins in the 1500s.
• Lunch at leisure and climb to the cupola an- tonelliana of the Basilica of San Gaudenzio, with guide, helmet and harness, to immerse yourself in the architecture of this 19th cen- tury masterpiece, enjoy exclusive views inside the building and an unrivalled external pano- rama.
• Dinner at leisure.
• Overnight accommodation in 3* hotel or B&B in the centre of Novara.

Day 2

• Breakfast in Hotel.
• Morning to visit, on your own, the medie- val fortification of Ghemme and the majestic Sanctuary of Boca, designed by Antonelli in its distinctive neoclassical style.
• Lunch at leisure.
• Afternoon, visit to the vineyards in the No- vara hills and wine tasting at a renowned wi- nery.
• Dinner at leisure.
• Overnight accommodation.
• Pernottamento.

Day 3

• Breakfast in Hotel and check-out.
• Morning dedicated to visit and tasting at the Cà Nova winery in Bogogno, where the well-known nebbioli of Upper Piedmont are produced, in particular Ghemme DOCG, where the mineral quality of the soil gives the wine unique and unmistakable scents.
• Lunch at leisure.
• Transfer to Turin by own means.
• Entrance and independent visit of the Egyp- tian Museum of Turin, the oldest collection in the world, which offers an exceptional glimpse of the rituals and daily life in ancient Egypt. • Rich aperitif in one of the most charming historic cafes of the city.
• Dinner at leisure.
• Overnight accommodation in 3* hotel in the city centre.

Day 4

• Breakfast in hotel.
• Morning dedicated to the Guarini Experien- ce, a guided tour of the historic centre in the footsteps of Guarino Guarini, the architect who revolutionised the city’s shape by disrup- ting its compositional schemes with domes (San Lorenzo and Chapel of the Holy Shroud) and bold lines.
• Lunch at Ristorante Guarini, where you can enjoy Piedmontese cuisine accompanied by vermouth, the aperitif of Turin since 1786.
• Afternoon dedicated to the excellent food and wine of Piedmont, with accompanied tour of the Eataly Market or an independent ta- sting experience.
• Dinner at leisure.
• Overnight accommodation.

Day 5

• Breakfast in hotel and check-out.
• Morning tour to discover the historic brand Casa Martini, star of the Italian aperitif for more than 150 years. An immersive itinerary in the company of in-house staff to become acquainted with the history of the company, the production phases, the methods of se- lecting raw materials and the art of mixing.
• The Martini Cocktail Experience brings the morning to a close: with expert guidance, you will create and taste your own personal cocktail.
• Return.

Rates / Supplements

Price per person from:

€ 707,00 (groups of 2 pax)

The price includes:

• 2 overnight stays in a double room with breakfast in *** Hotel or B&B in the centre of Novara
• 2 overnight stays in a double room with breakfast in **** Hotel in the centre of Turin
• 3 hr guided tour of Novara
• tasting of Camporelli biscuits
• Climb to the Cupola of San Gaudenzio, with guide (including helmet and harness)
• Wine tasting in Boca zone
• Wine tasting in Bogogno
• Admission to Egyptian Museum
• Admission to Chapel of the Holy Shroud
• Aperitif in historic cafe in Turin
• Guarini Experience (2 hr guided tour and lunch in Guarini restaurant)
• Guided tour of Eataly Market
• Visit of Casa Martini (2 hours) and Martini Cocktail Experience.

The price does not include:

• Transfers, tourist tax, extras, personal expenses and anything not listed under The estimate includes • Medical baggage insurance
• Cancellation insurance.


Holiday formula:

Families, Groups, Individuals

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