A small Piedmont gem
That composed elegance that certain Piedmont cities evoke with their Savoy and Risorgimento charm. But also the beauty of genuine, rugged nature, with imposing mountains and pastures that extend as far as you can see. Cuneo is a real gem to be discovered, a place where nature and history embrace in rare harmony. It is wonderful to see the lively local markets on the streets of a town where art, history and folklore flourish in a most authentic fashion.
A place to be not just admired, but tasted, as Cuneo offers an interesting variety of gastronomic delights. The local dry cured prosciutto, with its characteristic sweet and delicate flavour, is a treat not to be missed, as are the rum cuneesi, extravagant chocolates that are a real delicacy to be appreciated. Having sated the palate with the goodness of local dishes, and having taken in the beauty of the scenery, it’s time to get back in the saddle. Destination: Col de la Bonette, along Europe’s highest vehicle accessible road.