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AlbawayTour

Address: Piazza Savona, 12051 Alba, Italy
Phone Number: +39 338.6013531
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Ranked #1 of 12 Activities in Alba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Segway Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: The Company Albaway offers a variety of activities: - Segway Tour: Albaway tour offers you the...
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Type: Segway Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: The Company Albaway offers a variety of activities: - Segway Tour: Albaway tour offers you the chance to have an innovative, dynamic and extraordinary tourism experience. With the Segway, the first self-balancing machine on two wheels in the world that detects the movements of your body, you are always in the spotlight. You will be carried through an exciting exploration of the city of Alba, or you can go on winding paths overlooking the charming hills of the Langhe with stops in prestigious wine cellars of the area and the main places of artistic interest. The Segway gives you a unique experience in which you feel the sounds and vibrations of the surrounding nature. - Rentals: bikes of different types and sizes: Mountain bike - Ibrida – Racing bicycle - Vespa/Scooter for 2 people (including helmets). - Truffles researches and assistance of qualified tour guides to explore towns, castles, villages and to discover the gastronomy, vineyards that give life to famous wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco and secrets of the Cuneo Province.
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Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is a MUST DO adventure! We are two Oklahoma gals...age 70 and 72...who wanted to try the Segway Tour. Margarita was our patient mentor and guide and did an absolutely fantastic job. After our training session we were still apprehensive, but the minute we began the tour we were relaxed and loved it! We took the Alba town tour... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Margareta was fantastic in her tour of Alba and the surrounding area. What was more pleasing was the patience she showed in how to drive these Segeways to these two '60' year olds; she gave us a 15 minute driving lesson for each of us (probably a few minutes more than usual for us). While reluctant at first, she exhibited... More 

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Rørvig
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We took the trip around the Barolo vineyards. Learning to master the Segway was not that hard, but one should not relax too much on the bumpy gravel roads - on tarmac it is easy. We "drove" all the way to La Morra, which took us through wonderful landscapes. Returned the same way we came, which was a bit of... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

There is just no other way to cover as much ground, as easily and quickly, as you can on a segway. In a car you are moving too fast, on foot too slow and on a bike only the hardiest wouldn't tire on the numerous hills. We reserved the Alba Hills tour which took us through Alba and out into... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We decided to have a tour of Alba and its surroundings in a special way and this was surely a good choice. We went for the tour with in it the visit to Cantina Ceretto. Margherita the owner of Albatour was wonderful and easygoing. She is also a licenced touristic guide, so she knows what she is talking about when... More 

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Landen, Brabant, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My first time on a segway but Margherita put me at ease. We have chosen the Alba hills tour and really had a great 2 hours experience.

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Palo Alto, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We went on the wine tour on an overcast, cold day, but it was still a lot of fun. We really enjoyed riding the Segway through the vineyards. Our guide was excellent and we would highly recommend this to others who are looking for a bit of adventure in Alba.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Amazing experience a must for anyone visiting the area. We had so much fun even though we were quite apprehensive at first but the guide was very patient and accommodating. We became world champions in just 1 hour!! We will definitely go back and do it again.

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Perth Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

What a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Very well run and organised, the two girls are very patient with showing how to ride the segways. Alessandra is a very sweet guide, very patient, knowledgeable and entertaing. We started by going through some of the old town then headed up the hills into stunning vineyards, gaining the most magnificent views. One of the... More 

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Our group of 4 wandered into Alba, decided to ask to so the ALba Hills tour that afternoon and all was very efficiently and conveniently arranged. Very competent and pleasant crew to introduce us to the Segways and ensure our safety. Our guide Alessandra was great - fun, shared great info about the sites in town and throughout the conuntryside.... More 

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