The international truffle exhibition in Alba
Intense aroma and strong flavour. Truffle is one of the excellences of Italian cuisine. Every year in Alba (Piemonte), the homeland of the truffle, takes place the international exhibition dedicated to this rare product. This event brings together experts, enthusiasts and onlookers, internationally renowned chefs from all over the world.
The UNESCO heritage rolling hills of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato, are the perfect setting for the International truffle exhibition in Alba. The hillsides with the rows of wineyards next to the most beautiful noble palaces of the Piemontese Barocco, little villages and antique parish churches are the perfect expression of the union between man and nature.
A weekend to relax surrounded by culture and good food
Our tips for the places to visit:
• Visit the ancient city of Alba that is also called “the city of 100 towers” because of the numerous towers that were built during the Medieval times in order to protect the city.
• Take a tour around 5 areas of the UNESCO site of Langhe-Roero and Monferrato: the Langa of Barolo, the hills of Barbaresco, Nizza Monferrato and Barbera, Canelli and Asti Spumante, to finish with the Monferrato of Infernot.
• Make a stop in the wineries to taste local wines that give their names to the most famous wines all over the world.
• Try dishes with truffles and finish your meal with the traditional cake made with Piemonte IGP hazelnuts.