A joyride through the most authentic Italy.
There are more than 70 parameters of architectural, cultural and landscape quality that must be met to be included in the list of the “Borghi più Belli d’Italia” (Most Beautiful Villages in Italy). A recognition coveted by many, but which only a few can obtain. However, it is well known that the hills of Langhe Monferrato Roero are a treasure trove of beauty and authenticity. It is therefore no surprise that four of the fifteen recognized gems in the whole of Piedmont lie on these slopes. Castagnole delle Lanze, Cocconato, Guarene, Mombaldone, Monforte d’Alba and Neive are among the most charming villages in the region in terms of the integrity of their urban fabric, architectural harmony, liveability, artistic and historical wealth and services. Hence, there is one more reason to travel from north to south through the Province of Asti and the Langhe, to go in search of these charming vestiges of a past that has come down to us.
History, nature, events, food and wine: all little drops of well-being.
Take a break from everyday life and immerse yourself in the history and traditions of these ancient villages, strolling through the stone houses of Mombaldone or through the charming maze of streets of Castagnole delle Lanze and of the nearby village of Neive with its eighteenth-century Piazza Italia; wait for the sunset while enjoying an aperitif and admiring the landscapes of Cocconato or Guarene and if you love music, you can always go to Monforte d'Alba, where on the steps of the natural amphitheatre dedicated to the pianist Horszowski, the perfect acoustics will bring clarity to your deepest thoughts.