Discover romance on a Valentine’s Break to Regione Piemonte!
Turin and the surrounding area is perfect for couples this Valentine’s Day, as it’s dotted with UNESCO World Heritage Sites enriched with history and beautiful Royal Palaces, creating picture-perfect settings for romantic walks and lunches.
During the day travellers, can stroll hand in hand admiring designer shop windows, or wander around the many markets like Porta Palazzo – the largest outdoor market in Europe. Travellers visiting the Mole Antonelliana museum can take its famous panoramic lift and receive an unforgettable bird’s–eye view of beautiful Turin. After a day exploring, couples can snuggle up in quaint cafés with a cup of Italy’s famous coffee, Caffe Vergnano, founded in Turin.
Turin itself is the home of exceptional food and wine with many Michelin-star restaurants showcasing the finest in Italian cuisine. Sample Piemontese veal, “carne all’albese” (paper-thin slices of raw beef), famous cheeses such as Castelmagno and Gorgonzola, and taste “tajarin” (fresh handmade pasta) as it’s turned into an exquisite dish with a touch of luxury in the form of Piemonte’s famous white truffle. With so many delicacies available, one item not to be left off the menu is Nutella, an original Piemonte creation made with the finest chocolate and hazelnuts.
Inghams Italy is offering a two night stay on a bed and breakfast basis at the four-star Hotel Principi di Piemonte. The hotel offers a wellness centre with heated indoor pool, plus treatments and massages are also available for a more relaxed time together. Stay at the Hotel Principe di Piemonte in Turin, Italy, from £435 per person, based on two sharing.
Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Turin and private airport transfers to/from the hotel. The package is valid for travel departing on Friday 10th February 2017. For more information, visit www.inghamsitaly.co.uk and to book, call 01483 345 707.
ABOUT PIEMONTE, ITALY
Bordering Switzerland and France, the Piemonte region of northern Italy sits at the foot of the Alps and is well regarded for its cultural offerings including historical Royal residences and 15 UNESCO sites, outdoor adventures, the lake areas, and for its unrivalled white truffles and fine wines such as Barolo, Barbaresco and Asti Spumante. Spanning 15,000 square miles, Piemonte is the largest region in Italy after Sicily. Almost half of the region is Alpine peppered with dozens of internationally famous ski resorts. Torino, the capital, is one of Piemonte’s eight provinces and boasts abundant baroque architecture, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a world-renowned Egyptian Museum. Piemonte and Torino offer superlative Italian experience of culture and history, food and wine, wonderful lakes and much more. For UK travellers, the fastest way to access the Piemonte region is to fly into Torino Airport via major UK airlines. By car, Torino is a two-hour drive from the Milan International Airport. Additionally, there are daily scheduled train arrivals into Torino.
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SVILUPPO PIEMONTE TURISMO
SviluppoPiemonte Turismo is an in-house agency providing company with functions in the tourist sector. Piemonte is an emerging tourist destination, as shown by the trend of tourist flows and the resulting economic impact assessment. This trend has been growing over recent years and in 2006, also thanks to the Winter Olympic Games, Piemonte consolidated its position on the national and international markets counting 13,5 million visitors. A very positive trend, especially for the market segments and the areas where great work has been done for the product development, the quality improvement of the accommodation facilities and a targeted marketing and tourism promotion policy, supported by market researches and studies.