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Jul 1, 2018
“Maybe a great tour but only in Italian language”
Oct 6, 2016
“Fascinating look at the archeology.”
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Piazza Risorgimento 2 | Di fronte all'Ufficio Turistico, 12051, Alba, Italy
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

We were very exited to be able to do the Underground Alba Tour. Alas the tour was only in Italian and a written hand out of a few pages was given to the English speaking guest. We were a group of 14 of which 5...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank mrsaverage2015
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Fascinating look as some of the excavations that have been done of Roman and more recent ruins. Led by a graduate student or archeologist, but only in Italian. The brochure they hand out is available in English and has good detail.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank lbrubake
Reviewed July 31, 2016

We missed the tour (the fact that it is only in Italian doesn't bother us), but we had the chance to visit the excavations underneath the cathedral, and they were spectacular. Well presented!

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Stefan L
Reviewed June 18, 2016

By chance we picked up a brochure for these tours at lunch last Tuesday. Tours are only in Italian (unless you book a group in advance) but there is a detailed handout in English. Each tour will visit 3 of the 32 archaeological sites around...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

This tour was one of the reasons we booked a stay in Alba. Unfortunately, we were never told that there were no English-speaking tours available and we ended up on an Italian-language tour. We were given English handouts so that we could follow along but...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank pubprof
Reviewed November 14, 2015

Incredible. This tour is an absolute must, everyone has to do. During this tour will have a trip to unimaginable story of Alba.

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank psalehyan
Reviewed October 28, 2015

Nice initiative of a group of young local archeologist that is helping in restoring and preserving a significant portion of Alba's history. Itinerary varies by date (check web site); very interesting view of the Roman as well as the Middleage city. Worth a late afternoon...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank VitoLongo
Reviewed June 2, 2015

We discovered that a tour wasn't available during our three days in Alba. Be sure to check the days and times and book in advance. So what to do? We were able to tour the Duomo on our own and go down into the underground...More

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank dmnickel
Reviewed October 25, 2014

The ancient Romans populated Alba because it was located along the trade route to northern Europe, and Alba remains an important city today. The underground tour is run by museum staff and concludes with time inside of the very nice city museum. Book the underground...More

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed October 14, 2014

Dig anywhere in Italy and you will find Roman ruins. So this little town in Piedmont has made the most of its underground finds. The tour is an hour and in several languages. The young archaelogist probably was limited by his English skills but more...More

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank Flora L
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481andreao
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Alba S | Property representative |
Buongiorno, Sul nostro sito, nella sezione ALBA SOTTERRANEA sottosezione QUANDO & DOVE può scaricare tutte le date programmate per la visita: E' possibile però fare richiesta di visita privata anche per sole 2 persone in... More
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