Piedmont is known for its stunning scenery, access to the nearby Alps and rich wine heritage. But it’s truly appreciated by those who savor the slow life. Preserving the local ecosystem, its flavor and traditions, and keeping memories and traditions alive. The birthplace of the Slow Food movement is deeply rooted in cultural authenticity, integrity and truly fine eating.
The white truffles, family-owned wineries, local chocolates, regional cheeses. Get an in-depth look at communities who value the process of creating exquisite and exceptional cuisine unmatched by few other places in the world.
From a wine-and-dine getaway to a group of savvy food aficionados, our Piedmont offers authentic immersion and the region's best flavors.
Fall is high tourist season, coinciding with vineyard harvests and the Alba White Truffle Fair in October and November. May thru June is another magical time of year.
More or less wine, a masterclass in truffles and truffle hunting, or perhaps a chef-led exploration of regional delicacies. Or add time in Campania, Tuscany, Rome.
Whether you want to explore deeper in Piedmont—or explore farther afield in Rome, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Sicily, and beyond—we’ll help craft your ideal experience.
Natural beauty and luxurious comfort. Our accommodations capture the essence, ethos and hospitality of Piedmont.
Wide windows and spacious balconies make it easy to enjoy Turin from afar. Light-filled rooms and all the modern comforts make it the perfect base to explore the city.
Set near lush woods and the sprawling vineyards of Monterotondo, our boutique villa hotel is the perfect nature-meets-luxury experience, set in a beautifully restored 18th-century farmhouse manor with all the modern comforts. It's also a working vineyard, producing acclaimed Gavi and Barbera wines stored on the grounds in historic cellars you can visit in between visits to the spa or simply wandering the expansive grounds.
Surrounded by green vineyards and luxuriously appointed with antique furniture, a nod to the hotel’s 19th-century roots. It's a warm, inviting place to unwind after a day exploring the region’s vineyards.
We can plan a custom, private departure for any group size. Our custom trips are perfect for a couple wishing to travel on their own, a family, or a multi-generational group. If you’re looking to travel on one of our group departures on a private basis, a minimum number of travelers may apply.
Yes, we can craft an unforgettable milestone celebration or company retreat for groups as large as 40 or more.
Our level of curation, care, and in-country connections. We handle everything, overseeing your experience from beginning to end with the highest levels of ownership and responsibility. We support you every step of the way with comprehensive itineraries, detailed day-by-day descriptions, insider destination info, and 24/7 dedicated support.
Preferably six to nine months in advance and earlier for holiday travel. We stay in unique, in-demand boutique and luxury hotels where advance reservations are important to secure the best accommodations possible. We can help with last-minute travel planning, however availability may be limited.
We curate your MO/AD Private Departure to ensure the experiences are authentic, immersive, and included in your trip price. Your itinerary typically includes accommodations, airport transfers, private transportation for all day trips and excursions, privately guided tours with local guides, exclusive VIP access and activities, and meals as detailed in your itinerary.
MO/AD Private Departures typically cost $750 to $1,500 per person, per day, and vary by destination, time of year, number of people in your group, and types of activities you prefer.
MO/AD Private Departures do not include roundtrip airfare to/from your destination, travel insurance, gratuities for local guides, hotel incidentals, and any activities and meals not included in your itinerary.
After learning more about you, your interests, preferred style of travel, dates, and budget, we will present you with initial ideas and examples of what we can plan for you. In order to design a detailed itinerary and check availability, there is a $500 non-refundable planning deposit due. This will be applied to your final trip cost. Once your itinerary is perfect, we require a 25% non-refundable confirmation deposit to start confirming all of your arrangements. Many of our local partners and hotels require additional advance deposits to secure the best accommodations. The balance of your trip cost is due 90 days prior to travel.
US citizens do not require a visa to enter Italy as tourists for stays up to 90 days. The only requirement is a valid US passport. We recommend that your passport is valid for six calendar months beyond your planned departure date from Italy.
See our Terms & Conditions for complete details about our policies regarding your MO/AD Private Departure booking.