The hotel is 15 kms far from Alba, the world famous home of the White Truffle.
The focal point of the old town centre being Via Maestra, a true shopping haven with its
host of shops selling typical and prestigious products, a meeting place of both the local
residents and tourists.
Coming out of Alba in the direction of Bra we come to Pollenzo. Along the surrounding
walls of the Royal Hunting Reserve we can see the church of S. Vittore, the Neo-Gothic
castle and the Torrione.
Pollenzo is also the site of the first University of Gastronomic Sciences,
created by Slow Food, the world famous Association, which has born to protect and give value to
eno-gastronomic Italian products.
A few kilometres further on we come to Cherasco, the town of many historic peace
treaties and the Salmatoris building, where Napoleon signed the famous treaty,
which now houses works of art of international renown.
Cherasco is known for its many “mercatini dell’antiquariato” too and for its
Golf Club “Le Chiocciole”.
Closed to Roreto di Cherasco, 5 kms far from our hotel, there is Bra, little town
dominated by the Zizzola construction; particularly worthy of a visit being the
Sanctuary of the Madonna dei Fiori, the Church of Santa Chiara and the Gothic 15th
Century Traversa Building, which houses the Civic Historic and Archaeological Museum.
The churches of the Battuti Bianchi, S. Giovanni the beheaded and the Parish church
of S. Andrea complete the tourist itinerary of the town. While for the gourmet
Bra offers a vast selection of local fruit and vegetable products as well as the
Of great interest is “Cheese”: born in 1997, this is the world’s biggest international
festival dedicated to quality cheeses. Every two years, in September, Bra becomes the dairy
capital of the world with a series of events and initiatives which are a must for both simple
enthusiasts and those who works in the sector.
A visit to Turin is a must, the city can be easily reached from our hotel in 40
minutes by your own means or using public transport. The spectacular beauty of the
Piedmontese capital during the 2006 Winter Olympics Games has not vanished; actually,
it will go on attracting more and more tourists all year round.