1 White truffles

This very costly speciality is shaved onto pasta and washed down with the excellent local Barolo or Barbaresco wine.

2 The Museo Egizio, Turin

A dazzling collection of Egyptian antiquities in a city rich in museums.

3 Sacra di San Michele

The views of the surrounding valley from this fortified abbey are more than worth making your way up.

4 Pollenzo

This medieval hamlet boasts a wine bank, a university of gastronomy and great hospitality.

5 Parco Nazionale del Gran Paradiso

Italy’s first national park preserves Alpine valleys and peaks that are home to ibex, chamois and golden eagles.

6 Mont Blanc

Enjoy excellent views of this awe-inspiring mountain from the Testa d’Arpy.

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