From March to October
When
Entire Day
How long
Outdoor
Typology
Min 4 people – For 2 See SlowBox
Partecipanti

Giant Benches. Where?  in Piedmont, specifically in the Langhe. For a Vespa Tour! To make the most of a day and see as many as possible.

It’s fun to discover them in the most scenic and hidden places.

With your Vespa and our map, you can take an ideal route and see at least five of them in a day!

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ARE YOU ONLY TWO and WANT A DAY IN THE LANGHE?

BUY A SLOWBOX AND DECIDE THE DATE

The Tours on this page are designed for small groups: a minimum of four people.

Are there two of you? Purchase a SlowBox, write me, and ask for availability on your preferred dates. With a minimum of ten days in advance, arranging your day For Two will be possible.

Giant Benches for a Vespa Tour

We offer two formulas for this experience!

For both formulas, you will have

  • One Vespa for every 2 People
  • Helmet provided at the departure
  • Assistance during the tour
  • FULL INCLUDED (for SlowDays customers only!)

There are two formulas.

  1. A map with an itinerary that will allow you to discover at least five benches. There are no tastings in this formula.
  2. Map for “bench hunt” itinerary + packed lunch delivered at the start + winery visit with wine tasting accompanied by some snacks

The Giant Bench Vespa Tour will allow you to immerse yourself in magical views. In every season, you will find different colors. With the Vespa, you can travel many kilometers, even going slowly and stopping to take a thousand photographs. Small villages, vineyards, towers, and castles will be the spectators of your unforgettable experience. Collecting colorful photos of all the giant benches in Piedmont and the Langhe you can visit will be fun.

Customized quotes for groups of 6 or more people or using one Vespa per person.

SlowDays offers all tours and packages on demand, without a fixed date, and exclusively for your ‘group.’

The tour we describe is necessarily indicative of the experiences you will have. In the quotation phase, with the dates and number of participants, I can tell you about your tour in more detail. Just so you know, the addresses and names of the facilities will only be communicated after confirmation.

If you like our proposal, please ask us for availability for the best date and the number of participants. We will confirm everything within a few hours!

Formulas

Vespa rental for the day (helmet and full tank included) with Map and assistance

FORMULA A - 65€ PER PERSON PER MIN. 2 PERS. WITH 1 PERSON

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ROUTE DESCRIPTION: Depart from Alba around 9:30 am (time to be arranged); map to follow with about 60 km of scenery to enjoy. “Hunt” for benches, you will see 6 with our directions!

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN FORMULA A: A Vespa for two, helmets and insurance included, assistance in case of problems, and a map to hunt for benches! With Slowdays, a full tank of gas is included: you receive your Vespa with a full tank of gas and don’t have to worry about going to the gas station before handing it over!

Note: Tastings are not included in this tour.

Vespa rental with map, box lunch, and tasting

FORMULA B - € 120 PER PERSON PER MIN. 2 PERS. WITH 1 PERSON

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ROUTE DESCRIPTION: Depart from Alba around 9:30 am (time to be arranged); map to follow with about 60 km of scenery to enjoy. “Hunt” for benches-you’ll see 6 with our directions! And we’ll tell you where to stop for a tasting! 😎

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN FORMULA B: One Vespa for two people, helmets and insurance included assistance in case of problems, and a map to hunt for benches. Packed lunch delivered at departure. Winery visit and tasting with producer’s wines and appetizers.

With SlowDays, gas is included, so you won’t have to look for a gas station before returning the Vespa!

Optional

  • Customized quotes for groups of 6 or more people
  • Customized quotes for the use of one Vespa per person

Not included in the Tour

Giant Benches Tour by Vespa does not include transfer from/to hotel

Notes

In case of bad weather (rain predicted on the Aeronautical Weather site 48 hours before the event with a probability greater than or equal to 50%), it will be possible to:

  • postpone the experience by agreeing on a new date at no extra charge
  • cancel everything and receive a refund of the amount paid less 15 eur per person retained for organizational expenses

For other situations you wish to cancel, please refer to the general conditions.

All tour details and addresses will be communicated after confirmation and payment of the tour.

We recommend that you download the map we will send you at least the day before you arrive so that you can broadly study the route and become familiar with the App.

The driver must know how to ride a Vespa or motorcycle (B license required)

All tour details and addresses will be communicated after confirmation and payment.

The Vespa can be driven with an A and B license.

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We spent a weekend excellently organized by Claudia dedicated to good wine and good food. Familiarity, friendliness, passion and professionalism found in every place recommended by Claudia. Wonderful experience
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laura pipperi
22/11/2023
Ottima esperienza!
Wonderful experience!
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Santo Postorino
22/11/2023
5 star ratingExcellent tour of the Langhe. Claudia from Slowdays organised a week in Piemonte for my wife and myself during the truffle festival. She was most responsive to all our email requests and our various changes. We spent 2 months in Italy but Claudia helped make Piemonte a destination we will return to. A highlight was the truffle hunt with Charlie and his dog. It was an awesome morning trekking the hazelnut trees to watch him dig for truffles, a most engaging fellow. Claudia also organised all our accommodation, restaurants and drivers and everything went without a hitch. Our driver and guide for 2 days Gabrielle and he was absolutely amazing. We visited several wineries chosen by Claudia in the Barolo and Barbareso and they were the most passionate wine makers in most places that I've encountered. The lunches were great and because we most wineries and lunches were just the 2 of us. I cannot recommend Slowdays enough. It was organised exactly as we wanted it, tailored absolutely to us. Claudia also changed a departure time for us at short notice on a Sunday and that is service that you rarely receive any where. In conclusion, if you want a private guided tour from singles to groups of family or friends then this is the company to use. Claudia really did amaze me.
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14/11/2023
Wedding Anniversary in Alba Claudia went out of her way to organize the ebike tour for my husband and I even though she was "closed" for logistics matters. It was a fantastic and breath taking experience cycling through the rolling hills of Langhe through La Morra and Barolo. The biking guide was friendly, attentive and made sure that we were "safe" every bit of the way. We also signed up for the truffle hunting tour. The truffle hunter was so passionate about his work. His dog Gigio even found a white and black truffle for us that day. Thanks to Claudia and her team, my husband and I enjoyed ourselves tremendously.
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A Tour of the giant benches on a Vespa and in the Langhe!

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Why choose this Tour of the Giant Benches in the Langhe on a Vespa?

Welcome to the world of SlowDays! Even with a Vespa Bench Tour, you’ll have time to enjoy your day. As a backdrop, the hills of the Langhe and, as a reward, the discovery of the fascinating Big Benches, which you will find scattered throughout this remarkable area. Exploring the Langhe in this way and, thanks to our map, discovering a series of Big Benches during the tour will make you realize that you have chosen a unique Tour!

What is the duration of the Giant Benches Tour?

The tour typically lasts 6-7 hours. We can arrange the departure time, between 9:30 and 11 a.m., according to your needs, and it will end at 6 p.m. with the return of the Vespa. During the day, you will have tasting stops if provided in your formula.

How can I book the tour?

You can book the tour through our form: write me the date and the number of friends you will be. We will take care of the rest. After booking, you will receive a program with all the directions, the APP, and its map to download.

A Tour of the giant benches on a Vespa and in the Langhe!

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We built this Langhe Giant Benches Tour because Big Benches have almost become a Langhe symbol. However, they are now widespread throughout Piedmont and many other regions.

If you feel like learning more, you can read this article I had written just about the Langhe Giant Benches.

I’ll be waiting for you for the most colorful hunt ever!

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Tour Reviews

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Italian
02/04/2021

“Sorpresa super riuscita!
Il mio fidanzato non se l’aspettava ed é rimasto piacevolmente sorpreso. Claudia mi ha aiutata ad organizzare il tutto e ci ha fatto scoprire piccole chicche delle Langhe.
Esperienza da rifare assolutamente”

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