Itineraries in the Langhe area
Cultural and eno-gastronomic itineraries in the Langhe area
We offer to our guests the opportunity to carry out cultural and eno-gastronomic tours in the Langhe and Roero, with the help of Giorgio, a young and talented wine technician, expert in naturalistic excursions.
We offer 5 tours of different duration, but it is possible to customize them according to your needs and wishes.
Bosco dei Pensieri, Fontanafredda
Fontanafredda on foot.
Length 3 km, duration about 1.5 hours
Wood of Thoughts
Located exactly in front of Residenza Albatros, part of the Fontanafredda Bionatural Reserve, the Bosco dei Pensieri can be reached on foot through a charming itinerary through the vineyards.
It takes place in twelve points of interest, each of them marked by sentences of famous writers.
Walking among vineyards and castles.
Length 7 km, duration about 3 hours
Starting from Residenza Albatros, in the heart of the production area of Barolo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the itinerary offers wonderful views of the hills and vineyards.
After few slopes, we reach Borgata Aie Sottane and then the legendary village of Barolo.
In Barolo we visit the old town with several wine shops and the important Wine Museum. Then we go back to Castiglione Falletto and Residenza Albatros, along other very scenic paths in the middle of vineyards.
The Langa of Barolo
Among cellars and enchanted landscapes. Length: 7 km, duration half day
The Langa of Barolo
A fascinating route, with several spectacular landscapes that, modulated by the changing seasons, represent the exceptional quality of the Langhe hills.
After a few kilometers, embedded in the vineyards of famous wines, we will reach the Cedar of Lebanon, an evergreen conifer that stands majestically on the Monfalletto hill in the hamlet of Annunziata di La Morra, one of the uncomparable point of view in the Langhe: an authentic viewpoint from the veneyars to the Alpine chain
The visit continues to Azienda Agricola Monfalletto - Cordero di Montezemolo, to discover the history and features of perhaps Italy's most famous wine.
Duration: Half day
Beppe Fenoglio trails
The "percorsi fenogliani" are literary itineraries dedicated to Beppe Fenoglio a writer from Alba, one of the greatest exponents of Italian neorealism.
These itineraries are located in the area of the Alta Langa (San Benedetto Belbo, Castino, Mango, Murazzano) where many of his novels and partisan stories have been set.
The "percorsi fenogliani" are a way to know and experience the places and atmospheres described by the writer in his works. The itineraries have different difficulties, from the simplest to the most challenging.
Duration: Full day
The Roero is a hilly area just a few kilometers far from Alba and the Langhe, where wild nature, with its paths and country roads, meets historic villages, castles, vineyards as far as the eye can see and many food and wine traditions.
The proposed itinerary is an invitation to discover the Roero, a synthesis of landscapes capable of making appreciated this territory, little known, but a treasure, full of unexpected surprises.
The itinerary starts from the town of Cisterna d'Asti, which has an important medieval castle, where there is the ethnographic museum of "Arti e Mestieri di un Tempo" that collects more than 6000 objects dating back since 1600 and 1900 and allows you to experience the environments and atmospheres of ancient workshops, peasant houses of the past and the workshops of many trades, some of which have now completely disappeared.
Then we reach Castellinaldo and Magliano Alfieri, dominated by the shape of the magnificent castle.
We then continue towards Castagnito and then we reach Guarene, with its characteristic medieval village and the wonderful castle, where you can taste excellent craft beers at the Birrificio Artigianale Alba and a lunch with local cheeses at the local D&D dairy.
Overpassed Monticello d'Alba and Santa Vittoria, the tour continues embedded in the most authentic and characteristic nature in the direction of Sommariva Perno and Baldissero (known for the production of strawberries and fruit), until villages of Monteu and Montaldo Roero.
Around the road you can appreciate extraordinary wooded areas, capable of offering optimal habitats for honey production and truffle hunting thanks to the richness and variety of tree and floral species.
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