The « Bric », Restaurant and Park, Montiglio Monferrato (AT)

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THE “BRIC PARK”, a terrace on Monferrato Hills, UNESCO Heritage.

Gruccione_WPIL BRIC, Restaurant and Park

Frazione Carboneri, Montiglio Monferrato (AT)

+39 0141 994040 – + 39 348 5923165

www.ilbric.com – ilbric@libero.it

“EVERYONE WITH HIS OWN…PATH!”

ChalmysHOLIDAY PACKAGE 1 – TRAVEL IN A LOST TIME… AMONG WOODS, SHELLS AND VINEYARDS. 

A unique path in its kind, among pristine woods and suggestive panoramas… history and nature join together,  to find out vegetal and animal species both prehistoric than modern, that still today magically “live together” hidden among Monferrato  hills.

DAILY TOUR. In the morning arrival at the restaurant “Il Bric” of Montiglio Monferrato and short introduction to the history of the Park; it will be possible to see closer the animals living near the building like fallow deer and storks. Later guided walk in the woods near Montiglio and Piovà Massaia, along the so called “Path of lost time” to see rest of animals lived 5 million of years ago. It will be exciting to recognize in the sand of the ancient Golfo Padano, almost hidden by trees, the fossil shells testifying the presence of a disappeared tropical sea. Ending the walk, back to the restaurant for lunch based on typical Monferrato dishes, all prepared with ingredients produced in the annexed farm that works in an eco-sustainable way. Point of strength of the menu the “agnolotti” with butter and sage, grilled meat and vegetables turned into flan and delicious dishes. In the afternoon transfer to Montiglio and visit to the Romanesque church of Saint Lorenzo, dated to XI century, point of the so called “golden triangle” of the Romanesque architecture in the province of Asti; inside it preserves  beautiful sandstone capitals, showing symbolic and mysterious images. Later entrance to the Castle, the seat of Marquises of Monferrato  until X century. The building, surrounded by the park and the garden of 18th century, still preserves the kitchen and the stables with the original medieval structure. Don’t miss the ancient undergrounds, mostly dug in the raw earth, among passages, tanks and strange underground lakes. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 69, 00 euro per person. Groups rate (from 15 to 25 people): 64,00 euro per person. Rate per person/ couple: 124,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 full day guided tour with entrance to the Castle of Montiglio; n.1 lunch; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

IN CASE THE OWNER OF THE CASTLE GUIDES THE VISIT, WELCOME PIEMONTE WILL GIVE A HALF DAY SERVICE OF GUIDED TOUR FROM THE PATH TO THE CHURCH BEFORE LUNCH. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 64,00 euro per person. Groups rate (from 15 to 25 people): 59,00 euro per person. Rate per person/couple: 84,00 euro per person.Rate includes: n.1 half day guided tour; entrance to the Castle of Montiglio (with visit with the owner); n.1 lunch; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

WEEKEND (one night). Day 1. Arrival in the hills of Asti in the afternoon and guided tour in the Natural Special Reserve of Valle Andona, Valle Botto and Valle Grande, 10 km far from Asti. During the walk You will see fossils shells of Pliocene Age dated 5 million of years ago. For children an amazing simulation of excavation to feel like a real “paleontologist for one day”. Ending of the day in the Museum of Valleandona, with the fossils both animals than vegetal, like vertebrae of fin whale and teeth of shark. Moving to Montiglio Monferrato and dinner with Piedmontese recipes at restaurant “Il Bric”. Accommodation and overnight in a near structure. Day 2. After breakfast, guided walk in the woods near Montiglio and Piovà Massaia, along the so called “Path of lost time”, to discover local flora and fauna. In the end lunch at restaurant “Il Bric”. Departure to return. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 169,00 euro per person. Groups rate (from 15 to 25 people): 159,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n. 2 half day guided tours (with entrance to the Museum of Valleandona during the first day); n.1 lunch; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”. Rate per person/ couple: 189,00 euro per person.Rate includes: n.1 half day guided tour to the “Path of Lost Time”; n.1 entrance to the Paleontological Museum of Asti; n.1 lunch; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

WEEKEND PLUS (one night). Day 1. Arrival to the hills of Asti in the afternoon and guided tour in the Natural Special Reserve of Valle Andona, Valle Botto and Valle Grande, 10 km far from Asti. During the walk You will see fossils shells from Pliocene Age dated 5 million of years ago. For children an amazing simulation of excavation to feel like a real “paleontologist for one day”. Ending of the day in the Museum of Valleandona, with the fossils both animals than vegetal, like vertebrae of fin whale and teeth of shark. Moving to Montiglio Monferrato and dinner with Piedmontese recipes at restaurant “Il Bric”. Accommodation and overnight into a near structure. Day 2. After breakfast, guided walk in the woods near Montiglio and Piovà Massaia, along  the so called “Path of lost time”, to discover local flora e fauna. In the end lunch at restaurant “Il Bric”. In the afternoon entrance to the Castle of Montiglio and a famous local winery, with final taste. Departure to return. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 194, 00 euro per person. Groups rate (from 15 to 25 people): 184,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 half day guided tour among  the Natural Special Reserve of Valle Andona, Valle Botto and Valle Grande with entrance to the Museum of Valleandona; n.1 half day guided tour with entrance to the Castle of Montiglio and  wine farm; n.1 taste; n.1 lunch; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”. Rate per person/ couple: 189,00 euro per person.Rate includes: n.1 half day guided tour among  the Natural Special Reserve of Valle Andona, Valle Botto and Valle Grande with entrance to the Museum of Valleandona; n.1 half day guided tour along the “Path of Lost Time”; n.1 taste; n.1 lunch; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

casorzo 10HOLIDAY PACKAGE 2 – FOLLOWING THE TRACES OF THE BADGER…THE REAL MASCOTTE OF  WOODS OF ASTI. 

A quite itinerary among  the woods around  Montiglio, surrounded by sounds perfumes and colors of the most pristine nature… A suggestive path on the traces of the badger, typical animal of the local fauna, to discover his house and his strange habits. Do not forget the pleasures of the table…

DAILY TOUR. In the morning arrival at restaurant “Il Bric” of Montiglio Monferrato and short introduction to the history of the Park; it will be possible to see closer the animals living near the building like fallow deer and storks. Later guided walk among the woods around Montiglio, along the so called “Path of Nests of Badger”, in order to know characteristics and habits of this nice animal. Ending the walk, back to the restaurant for lunch based on typical Monferrato dishes, all prepared with ingredients produced in the annexed farm that works in an eco-sustainable way. Point of strength of the menu the “agnolotti” with butter and sage, grilled meat and vegetables turned into flan and delicious dishes. In the afternoon transfer to Moncalvo, medieval village, yesterday strategic point for the Marquises and today Capital of the White Truffle of Monferrato. The bastions of the castle still protect medieval alleys and buildings, while in the churches there are the paints by Guglielmo Caccia, famous painter of 17th century. Final stop in a local farm to taste and buy, if requested, different local products such as wines, salami and cheese. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 79,00 euro per person. Groups rate (from 15 to 25 people): 74,00 euro per person. Rate per person/ couple: 139,00 euro per personRate includes: n.1 full day guided tour with n.1 taste of wine combined with local salami and cheese; n.1 lunch; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

WEEKEND (one night). Day 1. Arrival in the afternoon in the city of Astiand guided tour in its elegant town centre, rich in historical monuments. Don’t miss the Collegiate Church of Saint Secondo, dedicated to the Saint Patron, in a typical Gothic style of Piedmont, the medieval towers, beautiful Baroque palaces like the birth house of the famous writer Vittorio Alfieri, the Red Tower from Roman age, the monumental Cathedral of 14th century dedicated to the Assumption of Saint Mary. At the end transfer to Montiglio Monferrato, dinner based on recipes of Piedmont at restaurant “Il Bric”. Accommodation and overnight in a near structure. Day 2. After breakfast, guided walk  among the woods of Montiglio, along the so called “Path of Nests of Badger”, to discover the local fauna and flora where this nice animal live in. In the end lunch at restaurant “Il Bric”. Departure to return. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 169,00 euro per person. Groups rate (from 15 to 25 people): 159,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.2 half day guided tours; n.1 lunch; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”. Rate per person/ couple: 149,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 half day guided tour along the “Path of Nests of Badger”; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

WEEKEND PLUS (one night). Day 1. In the afternoon arrival at restaurant “Il Bric” of Montiglio Monferrato and short introduction to the history of the Park; it will be possible to see closer the animals living near the building like fallow deer and storks. Later guided walk among  the woods around Montiglio, along the so called “Path of Nests of Badger”, in order to know characteristics and habits of this nice animal. Back to the “Bric” restaurant for dinner based on recipes of Piedmont. Accommodation and overnight in a near structure. Day 2. After breakfast, visit to the Romanesque church of Saint Lorenzo, dated to XI century which preserves  inside beautiful sandstone capitals, showing symbolic and mysterious images. Later moving to Castell’Alfero and visit to the famous Castle of the Counts Amico, made by Benedetto Alfieri in the 18th century, in the suggestive cellars the building has the museum “L’Ciar”, which shows the rural life of the past. Lunch based on typical Monferrato dishes. In the afternoon transfer to Moncalvo, medieval village, yesterday strategic point for the Marquises and today Capital of the White Truffle in Monferrato. The bastions of the castle still protect medieval alleys and buildings, while in the churches there are the paints by Guglielmo Caccia, a famous painter of 17th century. Final stop in a local farm to taste and buy, if requested, different local products such as wines, salami and cheese. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 199,00 euro per person. Groups rate  (from 15 to 25 people): 189,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 half day guided tour; n.1 full day guided tour with entrance to the Castle of Counts Amico; n.1 taste of wine, salami and cheese; n.1 lunch; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”. Rate per person/ couple: 194,00 euro per person.Rate includes: n.1 half day guided tour along the “Path of Nests of Badger”; n.1 half day guided tour in the village of Moncalvo; n.1 taste of wine, salami and cheese; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

s.secondo (cortazzone) BIGHOLIDAY PACKAGE 3 – “EXCURSIONING” AMONG CHURCHES AND NATURE… 

A special itinerary where the pristine nature joint the charm of Romanesque churches, little masterpiece of medieval Piedmontese architecture. You will be amazed by the beauty of panoramas in this part of Monferrato…and by delicacy of foods. 

DAILY TOUR. In the morning panoramic tour among the hills of Low Monferrato to discover the so called “golden triangle” of the Romanesque architecture. The first stop will be at the Romanesque  church of Saint Secondo, next to the village of Cortazzone, which dominates the entire valley from the hill Mongiglietto, with its decorations full in Pagan and Christians symbols. Second stop will be the church of Saints Nazario and Celso, few km far from Montechiaro d’Asti still proudly preserves its impressive bell-tower.  Last stop at the church of Saint Lorenzo in Montiglio, with its beautiful sculptured capitals. Moving to the restaurant “il Bric” for lunch based on typical Monferrato dishes, all prepared with ingredients produced in the annexed farm that works in an eco-sustainable way. In the afternoon short introduction to the history of the Park; it will be possible to see closer the animals living near the building like fallow deer and storks. Later guided walk among the woods around Montiglio, along the so called “Path of Saint Martino of Woods”, where You will find the same-named church in a panoramic position. Here You can see the hills of  Low Monferrato at 360°, where there are woods and bell towers, but also fields and vineyards. At the end of the walk, stop in a local wine farm with visit to the cellars and final taste. Departure to return. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 74,00 euro per person. Groups rate (from 15 to 25 people): 69,00 euro per person. Rate per person/ couple: 129,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 full day guided tour with entrance to a wine cellar and n.1 taste; n.1 lunch; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

WEEKEND (one night). Day 1.  Arrival to the hills of Monferrato in the afternoon and guided tour discovering  the famous Abbey of Saint Mary of Vezzolano, in Albugnano, legendary founded by Carlo Magno who often hunted in  Monferrato woods. Centre of religious, political and economical power until the 16th century, which hosted princes and kings, the Abbey still preserves an original pulpit and precious frescos decorations dated to the XIII and XIV centuries. Later moving to the village of Montiglio and stop at the Romanesque church of Saint Lorenzo with inside beautiful sandstone capitals. In the end dinner based on recipes of Piedmont at restaurant “ il Bric” of Montiglio. Accommodation and overnight in a near structure. Day 2. After breakfast guided walk among the woods around Montiglio, along the so called “Path of Saint Martino of Woods”, where You will find the same-named church in a panoramic position. In the end lunch at restaurant “il Bric”. Departure to return. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 169,00 euro per person. Groups rate  (from 15 to 25 people): 159,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.2 half day guided tours; n.1 lunch; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”. Rate per person/ couple: 149,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 half day guided touralong the “Path of Saint Martino of Woods”; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

WEEKEND PLUS (one night). Day 1. In the morning arrival at restaurant “Il Bric” of Montiglio Monferrato and short introduction to the history of the Park; it will be possible to see closer the animals living near the building like fallow deer and storks. Later guided walk among the woods along the so called “Path of Saint Martino of Woods”, where You will find the same-named church in a panoramic position. Dinner with recipes of Piedmont at restaurant “Il Bric”. Accommodation and overnight in a near structure. Day 2. After breakfast, stop at the Romanesque church of Saint Lorenzo with inside beautiful sandstone capitals. Last stop at the church of Saints Nazario and Celso in Montiglio. Lunch based on grilled meat at  restaurant “Il Bric” of Montiglio Monferrato. In the afternoon walk dedicated to one of the most typical products in Monferrato, the hazelnut I.G.P. Piedmont. Walk along the Path of Hazelnut, among the hill around the village of Castellero, which is part of the “City of Hazelnut” in Italy. In the end visit to a workshop and taste of many products, both sweet and salty, made with hazelnuts. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 194,00 euro per person. Groups rate (from 15 to 25 people): 184,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.2 half day guided tours; n.1 full day guided tour with entrance to the workshop and n.1 taste of hazelnut products; n.1 lunch; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”. Rate per person/ couple: 184,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 half day guided touralong the“Path of Saint Martino of Woods”; n.1 half day guided tourto the churches of Montiglio, Montechiaro and the Abbey of Saint Maria of Vezzolano; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

Gruccione_WPHOLIDAY PACKAGE 4 – MONFERRATO… IN A BEAT OF WINGS. 

An amazing itinerary among the woods and the orchards of  Monferrato  to discover the species of birds of our land, from the Black woodpecker to the Chaffinch, from the Bee-eaters to pray… or a quite walk to see beauties, to make You amazed by the colors and the elegance of butterflies… You just have to choose… 

DAILY TOUR. In the morning arrival at restaurant “Il Bric” of Montiglio Monferrato and short introduction to the history of the Park; it will be possible to see closer the animals living near the building like fallow deer and storks. Later guided walk among the woods around the village of Montiglio, along the so called “Path of the Old Orchard”, the best way to know the local avifauna, which includes the Chaffinch, the Woodpecker, the Tit, the Buzzard and the Kestrel. During the walk, You will look for the nests and You will recognize some “winged resident” of the wood. At the end back to the restaurant “il Bric” for lunch based on typical Monferrato dishes, all prepared with ingredients produced in the annexed farm that works in an eco-sustainable way. In the afternoon moving to Serralunga di Crea and walk discovering the Park of the Sacro Monte, UNESCO Heritage, with many famous Baroque Chapels made by the most famous Piedmontese artists in the 17th and 18th century. The day ends in a wine farm in order to taste wines, cheese and typical biscuits of this area of Monferrato. Departure to return. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 84,00 euro per person. Groups rate (from 15 to 25 people): 74,00 euro per person. Rate per person/ couple: 139,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 full day guided tour with n.1 taste of wine combined with cheese and biscuits; n.1 lunch; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

WEEKEND (one night). Day 1. In the afternoon arrival at restaurant “Il Bric” of Montiglio Monferrato and short introduction to the history of the Park; it will be possible to see closer the animals living near the building like fallow deer and storks. Later guided walk among the woods around the village of Montiglio, along  the so called “Path of the Old Orchard”, the best way to know the local avifauna, which includes the Chaffinch, the Woodpecker, the Tit, the Buzzard and the Kestrel. During the walk, You will look for the nests and You will recognize some “winged resident” of the wood. At the end back to the restaurant “il Bric” for dinner based on typical Monferrato dishes, all prepared with ingredients produced in the annexed farm that works in an eco-sustainable way. Accommodation and overnight in a near structure. Day 2. After breakfast, guided walk to discover one of the most delicate and fascinating animals of the wood: the butterfly. Along the “Path of Butterflies” You can admire wonderful kinds completely free and know the differences, learning at the same time how to protect them. At the end back to the restaurant “il Bric” for lunch. Departure to return. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 169,00 euro per person. Groups rate (from 15 to 25 people): 159,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.2 half day guided tours; n.1 lunch; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”. Rate per person/ couple: 149,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 half day guided tour along the “Path of the Old Orchard” or the “Path of Butterflies”; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

WEEKEND PLUS (one night). Day 1. In the morning arrival at  restaurant “Il Bric” of Montiglio Monferrato and short introduction to the history of the Park; it will be possible to see closer the animals living near the building like fallow deer and storks. Later guided walk among the woods around the village of Montiglio, along the so called “Path of the Old Orchard”, the best way to know the local avifauna, which includes the Chaffinch, the Woodpecker, the Tit, the Buzzard and the Kestrel. During the walk, You will look for the nests and You will recognize some “winged resident” of the wood. At the end back to the restaurant “il Bric” for dinner based on Piedmontese recipes. Accommodation and overnight in a near structure. Day 2. After breakfast, guided walk to discover one of the most delicate and fascinating animals of the wood: the butterfly. Along the “Path of Butterflies” You can admire wonderful kinds completely free and know the differences, learning at the same time how to protect them. At the end back to the restaurant “il Bric” for lunch. In the afternoon moving to Serralunga di Crea and walk in the Park of the Sacro Monte, UNESCO Heritage, with many famous Baroque Chapels made by the most famous Piedmontese artists in the 17th and 18th century. The day ends in a wine farm in order to taste wines, cheese and typical biscuits of this area of  Monferrato. Groups rate (from 10 to 15 people): 199,00 euro per person. Groups rate (from 15 to 25 people): 189,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 half day guided tour; n.1 full day guided tour with entrance to the wine farm and n.1 taste of wine, cheese and sweets;  n.1 lunch; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”. Rate per person/ couple: 179,00 euro per person. Rate includes: n.1 half day guided tour along the “Path of the Old Orchard”; n.1 half day guided tour along the “Path of Butterflies”; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight in a double room with breakfast; educational material given by the “Park of Bric”. The rate doesn’t include what is not specified in “the rate includes”.

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