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Ferrero and Nutella, pride of Alba

Ferrero and Nutella, pride of Alba

Alba, the city of the Ferrero Rocher factory Ferrero and Nutella are the pride of Alba and the story of this commercial success benefited the town situated in Piedmont, Italy. Visitors who get to Alba are usually familiar with the two popular chocolate delights, Nutella and Ferrero Rocher.  However, not many of our previous international […]

Milan to Barolo

Milan to Barolo

Travel from Milan to Barolo Traveling from the city of Milan to the wine region of Barolo is an important part of the planning process of food and wine holidays to Piedmont.   Since Milan Malpensa is the most important airport in Northern Italy, independent travelers wonder what is the best way to travel to [...]
The Price of White Truffles of Alba, Care and Use

The Price of White Truffles of Alba, Care and Use

Why is the price of white truffles so expensive? There are simple reasons behind the expensive price of white truffles. We share tips on how to buy, clean and eat truffles and truffle oil.   The white truffle of Alba is arguably the most relevant foodie attraction of the Piedmont region of Italy.   Thousands [...]
The Piedmont region of Italy

The Piedmont region of Italy

Where is Piedmont in Italy? The Piedmont region of Italy, in Italian Piemonte, spreads on over 9,700 mi² (25.300 sq km) of land and counts a population in excess of 4,300,000 inhabitants. Piedmont is the second largest Italian region by extension after Sicily.   It borders France in the west, Switzerland in the north, Lombardy [...]
What to see in Asti: history and art

What to see in Asti: history and art

Not just Asti Spumante What to see in Asti is a common question because the first thing that comes to mind is the extraordinary enogastronomic heritage and many ignore the treasure trove of history and art.   The famous Asti Spumante wine is an important asset for the economy of the Piedmont region but many [...]
Doorways, historical shops and the Jewish ghetto

Doorways, historical shops and the Jewish ghetto

Underrated things to see in Turin The tour of doorways, historical shops and the Jewish ghetto of Turin is an opportunity to see the city under a new perspective.   In addition to its enchanting palaces and baroque churches, Turin boasts a rich legacy of history and art. Many hidden details and decorations may be […]

Bra, Slow City

Bra, Slow City

Searching for an identity Bra is a city of almost 30,000 inhabitants located in the heart of the deep and rural Piedmont, a few kilometers from Alba and Langhe, which, during the last century, has definitely focused on the industry, quickly transforming itself from being a crossroads of product trades of the area to be […]

The reopening of the Chapel of the Shroud

The reopening of the Chapel of the Shroud

The most famous relic in the world Without any doubt the Shroud is by far the most famous and controversial relic of all of Christendom. It is, as we all know, a long linen cloth in which the body of Jesus would have been laid by Nicodemus once removed from the cross and with which […]

A taste of Piedmont

A taste of Piedmont

The beauty of a land and its history There are few lands in the world have charmed whole generations of tourist and visitors like the Piedmontese hills of Langhe, Roero and Monferrato. The vineyards, which are the real treasure of these lands, are also the landmark of the landscape, made of wavy lines dotted with […]

The largest elliptic dome in the world

The largest elliptic dome in the world

In many Italian cities it is quite common to glance elegant lines of domes rising in the sky and the majority of these structures have a round base: the Pantheon in Rome, with a diameter of 43 m (141 ft), the dome of St Peter and the one of the Cathedral of Florence designed by […]


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