This item appears on page 24 of the June 2021 issue.
Walking in vineyards in Barolo, Piedmont, Italy. Photo courtesy of Hedonistic Hiking

8-day, 7-night “Level 2 – gentle” hike (one challenging day, optional), focused on gourmet food, in northwestern ITALY, Oct. 21-28, 2022. Average 5½ miles a day (over 5 days). Highlights: Drive from Turin to Saluzzo/walk to Manta for 13th-century castle/in Elva, frescoes in 15th-century church/chocolate tasting in Cherasco/Banca del Vino in Pollenzo/truffle hunting with dog in La Morra/wine tasting at a Barolo vineyard. 2,895 (near $3,480) ppdo. Single supp., 275 ($330). Hedonistic Hiking (Porepunkah, VIC, Australia; phone +61 3 428 198918,