Day 1 Arrival in Acqui Terme Arrival in 4 star hotel "Roma Imperiale" in Acqui Terme. This former Roman thermal resort is the departure and end of your journey. The hotel is within walking distance of the always charming center. The hotel has a restaurant and swimming pool. Your welcome dinner is at Ristorante "Il Cascinone" at Acqui Terme: www.ilcascinone.com or in an alternative restaurant if it is closed or not available.
Day 2 Tour above and around Acqui Terme ± 40 km Your cycling holiday starts with a tour above and around Acqui Terme. This area has been on the Unesco World Heritage list since 2014. You cycle between the vineyards and villages that lie above the city. On clear days you can see the Alpine giants: Monviso, Monte Bianco and Monte Rosa.
Day 3 Acqui Terme-Calamandrana ± 50 km From Acqui Terme you cycle through a varied landscape via Loazzolo and Canelli, to Calamandrana. You spend the night in Agriturismo "La Corte" in Calamandrana.
Day 4 Calamandrana-Alba ± 60 km This day you cycle to the "truffle capital" of Italy: Alba. you cycle among others to Santo Stefano Belbo, the town of the famous poet Cesare Pavese and Neive, voted one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. You also pass by Barbaresco where you can taste the delicious wines in the "Cantina Comunale". If you leave a little early you can explore Alba in the afternoon. The 4-star "Hotel Calissano" is a 5-minute walk from the center.
Day 5 Alba-Monforte d'Alba ± 35 km Today a ride to Monforte d'Alba. You ride through the Langhe area and you enter the famous villages of Verduno and La Morra. Of course, Barolo is not lacking in the program. At the end of the afternoon you will be offered a wine tasting of Barolo wines at your overnight address "La Torricella" in Monforte d'Alba.
Day 6 Restday in Monforte d'Alba Today is your rest day at wine estate "La Torricella". You can relax at the pool or explore the area. The medieval center of Monforte d'Alba is absolutely worthwhile. And do you want to go to Barolo again, that is possible too, because it is only 6 km away. In short: do what you want to do today.
Day 7 Monforte d'Alba-Acqui Terme ± 80 km The last ride is the longest, but it is a beautiful one. It takes you through the Monferrato region back to Hotel "Roma Imperiale" in Acqui Terme. Along the way you will see vineyards, hazelnuts, fruit trees in an enchanting landscape.
Day 8 Departure from Acqui Terme After breakfast at hotel "Roma Imperiale" your holiday ends.