The Perfect Girls Getaway in the Piedmont Region of Italy

Nestled in Italy’s northwest corner, the Piedmont region remains one of the country’s best-kept secrets. It offers world-renowned food and wine, truffle hunting, and UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Things to Do in Piedmont

GO ON A PIEDMONT CULININARY ADVENTURE

Piedmont is a food lover’s paradise, known for its rich culinary traditions and as the birthplace of Slow Food. This organization strives to preserve local, sustainable food and traditional cooking methods. The region is famous for its truffles, particularly the white truffles of Alba, which can transform any dish into a luxurious experience. Going on a truffle hunting excursion is not just a chance to find these culinary treasures; it’s an opportunity to immerse yourself in the lush Piedmontese countryside, guided by local experts and their trusted truffle dogs.

ENJOY WORLD-CLASS WINES IN PIEDMONT

Piedmont has a wide array of wines that are celebrated worldwide. The region’s rolling hills are home to vineyards producing some of Italy’s most prestigious wines, including Barolo, Barbaresco, and Moscato d’Asti. A wine-tasting tour is essential to any trip here, offering the chance to visit family-run wineries, learn about the winemaking process, and taste the delicious wines. The vineyard landscapes of Langhe, Roero, and Monferrato are so stunning and culturally significant that they’ve been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

DISCOVER BREATHTAKING LANDSCAPES

Piedmont’s beauty extends beyond its vineyards. The region is home to part of the majestic Alps, providing a dramatic backdrop for outdoor adventures. In the warmer months, the alpine meadows and sparkling lakes become the perfect setting for hiking and biking, offering panoramic views for unforgettable memories. The region is also dotted with historic towns and sites such as The Royal Place of Venaria, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This majestic former residence of the Savoy royal family boasts dimensions that rival those of the renowned Palace of Versailles, offering a glimpse into the grandeur of Italy’s royal heritage.

CREATE LASTING MEMORIES IN PIEDMONT

Let us plan a truffle hunting adventure with a local guide,  a cooking class to learn how to prepare traditional Piedmontese dishes, or an e-bike tour for a breathtaking view of the region’s vineyards and hills. Each experience provides a unique way to bond and create lasting memories.

Where to Stay in Piedmont

STAY IN A CASTLE

Castello di Guarene

Nestled in Italy’s picturesque Piedmont region, the 18th-century Castello di Guarene captures the essence of baroque elegance. More than just a historical monument, this castle delights visitors with its luxury hotel amenities, offering a noble experience amidst its well-preserved interiors and stunning gardens. It’s the perfect mix of old-world charm and contemporary comfort, making it a unique destination for those exploring the beauty and culture of Piedmont.

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STAY IN A HISTORIC FARMHOUSE

Casa Angiolina

If you want a unique experience, you can stay in a historic farmhouse. Casa Angiolina is a beautifully restored historic farmhouse built in 1750. It originally served as the residence of the court tailor of the Savoy royal family at the Castle of Govone. It’s just a few minutes from wine country in Alba, Asti, Barbaresco, and Barolo, just an hour away from Lake Maggiore and Turin, and an hour and a half away from Milan.

LET'S CRAFT YOUR PERFECT GETAWAY

Piedmont offers the perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and indulgence, making it an ideal destination for a Girls Getaway. Whether exploring the culinary landscape, sipping on world-class wines, or simply soaking in the scenic beauty, this Italian gem promises an experience that will be cherished for years to come.

about Luxxe Travel

Brenda El-Ghazzawy is a Fora travel advisor and owner of Luxxe Travel. We curate the best experiences in food, wine, art, and culture. She’s lived with her family on Mercer Island since 2001. Website: https://luxxe.travel/

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