Gavi travel guide

gavi travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay and eat while staying around Gavi, Piedmont with Marina Spironetti’s guide to the highlights of the area… Images by Marina Spironetti unless otherwise stated. Where to eat Il Banco Via Monte di Pietà 5, Novi Ligure This no-frills address is a must to try farinata, a traditional […]

The top 10 reasons you should visit Gavi


We are all familiar with Gavi wine, but how much do we know about the region it comes from? Marina Spironetti reveals ten reasons why you should make ‘Gavishire’ your next destination… Images by Marina Spironetti unless otherwise stated. The name Gavi is a favourite on any wine list. One of Piedmont’s most popular exports, […]

Drink Italia! Piedmont white wines

le langhe, piedmont

Northwest Italy isn’t just about world-beating reds – it’s home to some stunning whites too. We take a look at some of the finest Piedmont white wines on offer Piedmont has long been a wealthy centre of industry, benefitting from good trade and transport links with the rest of Europe, which helped it on its way […]

Cuneo travel guide

sale san Giovanni, Cuneo

Valentina Nicastra shares some top places to eat and stay in this province of Piedmont, around the villages where the region’s lovely lavender fields can be found Photos by Valentina Nicastro, unless otherwise stated Where to stay B&B Il Galletto An ancient farmstead that has been recently renovated and offers simple, cosy rooms with the […]

Piedmont’s Little Provence

lavender fields in Piedmont

Valentina Nicastro visits the little-known lavender fields of Piedmont for a spot of Nature’s own aromatherapy – it’s the perfect spot for a relaxing break Photos by Valentina Nicastro unless otherwise stated   Lavender is commonly associated with the region of Provence in France, but Italy has its own share of violet fields. There’s an […]

Piedmont regional property guide

If you’re thinking of a new life in Italy, Piedmont could be for you. Fleur Kinson discovers the property potential of this spectacular northern region… Photos by Getty Images   Piedmont lies in the far northwest of Italy and gets its name from its location at the ‘foot of the mountains’. It is bordered by […]

Homes in Piedmont

Langhe Piedmont

Snow-dusted Alps, vine-striped hills, elegant towns and some of the best food and wine on the planet – Piedmont has an embarrassment of riches and is a superb place to buy a home… Words by Fleur Kinson. Photos by Getty Images   With some of the shortest travel times between Italy and the UK, Piedmont […]

Classic cascina, Piedmont

cascina, Vigliano d’Asti , Piedmont

Spacious and light 247 sqm Piedmont farmhouse in exposed bricks, in green countryside with 1 ha of grounds, 2km from Vigliano d’Asti, 5km from Mongardino. On the ground floor, large living room with fireplace, kitchen with woodburning stove, bathroom, utility room, storage space and work shed. Upstairs: 3 bedrooms and a bathroom; plus a cantina […]

Cascina in Monferrato Hills, Piedmont

Cascina in Monferrato Hills, Piedmont

Cascina in the heart of the Monferrato hills, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, just 1.5km from the village centre of Montegrosso d’Asti, surrounded by lush vineyards and enjoying an enchanting view over the entire valley and the village of Agliano Terme. The house of 236 sqm is independent, has a spacious courtyard and a total […]