Suggestions for excursions around Monforte

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Trips and excursions around Monforte

Around Monforte there is much to discover - historical towns invite you to stay, various restaurants offer Italian specialities from the region, and on a trip to the sea you can enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere on the coast of Liguria.

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Mozzarella production

For our guests, we offer the opportunity to get an insight into a traditional Italian cheese dairy - simply contact us to arrange an appointment during your stay. The address of the cheese dairy is:

Casificio Pepe
Via Asti-Nizza 67
14055 Costiglione d'Asti

Truffle fair in Montiglio

The "Fiera regionale del Tartufo" in Montiglio is a little smaller than the famous truffle fair in Alba, but not so crowded. Further information can be found on the trade fair website.

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Vicoforte and Mondovi

  • A splendid cathedral in Vicoforte with elliptical dome (accessible at certain times), former pilgrims' quarters and hospital

  • Mondovi Piazza on the mountain with impressive churches, old Jesuit college, panoramic garden with clock tower and a funiculare from the lower part of the village to the top

La Morra

  • A very nice old town
  • A great viewpoint, Piazza Castello, with tower (only open in summer)
  • Le vigne bio, Via San Martino 2, a nice wine bar serving small dishes
  • Cappella della Brunate, a little further out, designed by Sol Lewitt and David Trumlett
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  • The shops are closed on Tuesdays
  • A beautiful town centre, botanical garden and churches worth seeing
  • Palazzo Salmatoris (visited by Napoleon) and much more


  • A small, pretty town with great views on a hill opposite Monforte
  • 1 hour walk from the chapel at the end of the village (Capella della Navità di Maria Vergine) from Monforte (downhill and uphill)
  • Enjoy the view from the Nas-Cetta bar, Piazza Caduti 1, at the end of the village (small dishes)
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Water park Ondaland

The "Ondaland" water park has a lot of slides and is located in Vicolungo, but is only open in summer. Further information can be found on the park website.


  • Saturday market, also a small, fine organic market
  • Cathedral
  • Tasty piadine at Gina La Piadina, Via Cavour 17/E
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Trip to Liguria on the Mediterranean Sea

  • Stroll through beautiful towns such as Finale and Noli (very crowded in midsummer, especially on weekends, wonderful in spring and autumn)
  • Lunch in Finale in Trattoria della Vecchia Maniera, Via Roma 25 (great fish dishes))
  • Church in the suburb of Mussotto, modern, worth seeing


  • Together with the new, "profane" part of Borgonuovo, an old, very beautiful village district with churches, historical trees, old gate buildings with chapels and the San Michele Russian orthodox church
  • Aperitif in Bar Enoteca al Nido della Cinciallegra, Via Cocito 1, great choice of wines!
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  • Stroll under the arcades
  • Mole Antonelliana
  • Piazza San Carlo, Piazza Castello, Piazza Reale
  • Cathedral, San Lorenzo, San Giovanni Battista churches + bell tower


  • Tuesday market, small organic market on Saturdays
  • Great biscuits at the Pasticceria Dellaferrera, Via Vittorio Emmanuele 18
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Cascina Ornati

Localita Ornati 27, I 12065 Monforte d'Alba (CN)

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