Dramatic Alps Scenery in the Barolo Wine Region
Trek hills and valleys, sheltering the quaint rural villages of the Piedmont region, set against a backdrop of the snow-capped peaks of the neighbouring Alps. The Barolo and Langhe region is renowned for its local produce (home of the famous white truffle and Barolo wine), and on your walk through classic Italian countryside, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the award-winning restaurants and vineyards of the area.
- Travel through the heart of the Barolo wine region with opportunities to sample the region’s fine wines and cuisine (truffles and local cheeses in particular)
- Breath-taking views of the snow-capped Alps and Mt Monviso as you make your way through hazelnut forests and vineyards
- Rustic hilltop villages, the medieval city of Alba and antiquated little towns with their fascinating history, old piazzas and medieval towers
- Journey through a pastoral, rustic region where wine production remains mainly a small-scale, family-run operation
- The Langhe wine-growing region is preserved as part of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, not just for its famous wine production, but the natural beauty of its landscape
|Route||Barolo & Langhe Wine Route|
|Duration||7 nights/6 days walking|
|Length||55 mi (89km)|
|Grade||Easy to Moderate|
|Availability||Apr - Nov|
Why this Walk?
Travel through the heart of the Barolo wine region on foot, learning about the local cuisine and culture, with the opportunity to indulge in some of the area’s award-winning local wines. Take paths that lead through forests of hazel and vineyards, enjoying breath-taking views of the snow-capped Alps and Mount Monviso in the distance. The medieval city of Alba and other antiquated little towns are also found en route, with their fascinating history, old piazzas and medieval towers.