Wines, cheese and sweets from Monferrato Hills.

Dorato 10Wines, cheese and sweets from Monferrato Hills. Among the beautiful Monferrato Hills, in the area of Casale Monferrato town, Tenuta La Tenaglia, a “wine island” renowned all around the world, opens the door to lovers. You’ll visit wine cellars and taste the best wines produced here, as the Barbera d’Asti docg and Chardonnay, combined with typical cheese made by the farm house “Dorato Fabio”, as goat milk aged and fresh cheese, and the sweets prepared by the confectionary “Ceruti Madonnina”, as krumiri biscuits made of Grignolino wine. It will be also possible to observe cheese making process. A perfect union between flavors and tastes! Rate for groups: 19,00 euros per person. Rate includes: visit at winery with n.1 wines, cheese and sweets tasting.

Tenuta La Tenaglia 5Daily tour. Guided tour discovering the Holy Mountain of Crea, included in the World Heritage by UNESCO. From its 443 meters of altitude the place offers very suggestive panoramas. During the walk among the Park, stop-over at the most important Chapels, where the best Piedmontese artists worked between the Sixteenth and the Seventeenth centuries. Transfer to Tenuta La Tenaglia and final tasting. Rate for individuals: 69,00 euros per person. Rate for groups: 29,00 euros per person. Rate includes: service of half day guided tour; visit at winery Tenuta La Tenaglia with n.1 typical wines, cheese and sweets tasting.

Laboratorio "La cucina di una volta" 2Weekend Package. During your stay in Monferrato, a region very rich in castles, you can’t miss a visit at the Castle of Camino and a typical dinner at “Serra” Restaurant  placed in the village of Odalengo Piccolo, where you taste traditional fresh pasta from Monferrato prepared by the pasta factory “La cucina di una volta”. Transfer to Tenuta La Tenaglia and final tastingOvernight-stay in Palazzo Chintamani. Rate for individuals: 149,00 euros a person. Rate for groups: 129,00 euros a person. Rate includes: visit at winery Tenuta La Tenaglia with n.1 typical wines, cheese and sweets tasting; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight-stay in double room and breakfast; n.1 Castle of Camino entrance ticket.

s.secondo (cortazzone) BIGWeekend Plus Package. A suggestive guided tour discovering the “Golden Triangle” of Romanesque, among the three churches of Saint Secondo in Cortazzone, Saints Nazario and Celso in Montechiaro d’Asti and Saint Lorenzo in Montiglio; built between the Tenth and the Twelfth centuries, they preserve symbolic mysterious sculptures. Transfer to Tenuta La Tenaglia and final tastingOvernight-stay in Palazzo Chintamani. Rate for individuals: 149,00 euros a person. Rate for groups: 99,00 euros a person.  Rate includes: service of half day guided tour; visit at winery Tenuta La Tenaglia with n.1 typical wines, cheese  and sweets tasting; n.1 overnight-stay in double room and breakfast. Rate for individuals: 149,00 euros a person. Rate for groups: 119,00 euros a person. Rate includes: service of half day guided tour; n.1 dinner at “Serra” Restaurant; n.1 overnight-stay in double room and breakfast.

DISCOVERING MONFERRATO HILLS…VILLAGES AND CASTLES STORIES. 

SinagogaDaily tour. A guided tour discovering the old town centre of Casale Monferrato with final entrance in the Jewish Synagogue, the second most beauty Synagogue in Europe after Prague’s one, and the annexed Museum of Silvers. As alternative, visit at the Civic Museum and “Bistolfi Plaster Works Museum”, from the Picture Gallery to the sculptures of this famous Nineteenth-century artist. Transfer to the village of Odalengo Piccolo for having lunch at “Serra” Restaurant.  In the afternoon you’ll move to the town of Moncalvo; You can’t miss the parish of Saint Francesco, medieval palaces and defensive walls of Gonzaga’s castle. Tour ends at Tenuta La Tenaglia, for visiting wine cellars and tasting the best wines produced here combined with typical products. It will be possible to observe cheese making process. Rate for individuals: 129,00 euros per person. Rate for groups: 69,00 euros per person. Rate includes: service of full day guided tour; n.1 lunch; visit at winery Tenuta La Tenaglia with n.1 typical wines, cheese  and sweets tasting.

Tenuta La Tenaglia 3Weekend Package. In the afternoon arrival in the beautiful Monferrato Hills.  First stop-over will be at the Abbey of Saint Mary in Vezzolano, a real masterpiece of Romanesque and Gothic architecture nationally.  Later transfer to the village of Cocconato, so-called “The Monferrato Riviera”. Overnight-stay in Palazzo Chintamani. After breakfast, you’ll visit the Castle of Camino, one of the most interesting castles in Monferrato,  and stop-over at Tenuta La Tenaglia, for visiting wine cellars and final wines and local specialties tasting. Departure. Rate for individuals: 179,00 euros per person. Rate includes: service of half day guided tour; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight-stay and breakfast; n.1 Castle of Camino entrance ticket; visit at winery Tenuta La Tenaglia with n.1 tasting. Rate for groups: 139,00 euros per person. Rate includes: service of half day guided tour; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight-stay and breakfast; n.1 Castle of Camino entrance ticket; visit at winery Tenuta La Tenaglia with n.1 brunch made of typical wines and products.

THE HOLY MOUNTAIN OF CREA AND ROMANESQUE CHURCHES.

Pasticceria Ceruti 4Daily tour. A route discovering some Romanesque churches, medieval architecture masterpieces:  erected between the Tenth and the Twelfth, they are rich in symbolic decorations. Visit at the church of Saint Secondo in Cortazzone and the church of Saints Nazario and Celso in Montechiaro d’Asti. Transfer to the village of Odalengo Piccolo for having lunch at “Serra” Restaurant.  The afternoon will be dedicated to the Holy Mountain of Crea, included in the World Heritage by UNESCO; tour includes the Sanctuary and a walk among the Park, stopping at the most important Chapels. Later transfer to Tenuta La Tenaglia, for visiting wine cellars and tasting wines produced here combined with typical products. It will be also possible to observe cheese making process. Last stop-over at the confectionary “Ceruti Madonnina”, in order to visit workshop and taste some sweet local specialties. Departure. Rate for individuals: 149,00 euros per person. Rate for groups: 89,00 euros per person.  Rate includes: service of full day guided tour; n.1 lunch; visit at winery Tenuta La Tenaglia with n.1 taste; visit at confectionary “Ceruti Madonnina” with n.1 sweets taste.

Ristorante Serra 2Weekend Package. Visit at the three churches of Saint Secondo in Cortazzone, Saints Nazario and Celso in Montechiaro d’Asti and Saint Lorenzo in Montiglio. Overnight-stay in Palazzo Chintamani. After breakfast transfer to the Holy Mountain of Crea.  Tour includes the Sanctuary and a walk among the Park, stopping at the most important Chapels, where the best Piedmontese artists worked between the Sixteenth and the Seventeenth centuries. Finally You’ll enter Tenuta La Tenaglia for visiting wine cellars and having a delicious brunch made of wines produced here combined with the local gastronomic specialties. As alternative, lunch at “Serra” Restaurant in Odalengo Piccolo. In the afternoon a stop over at Ozzano Monferrato, discovering its precious monuments. Departure. Rate for individuals: 269,00 euros per person. Rate includes: n.1 service of half day guided tour; n.1 service of full day guided tour; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight-stay and breakfast; visit at winery Tenuta La Tenaglia with n.1 tasting; n.1 lunch. Rate for groups: 179,00 euros a person. Rate includes: n.1 service of half day guided tour; n.1 service of full day guided tour; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight-stay and breakfast; visit at winery Tenuta La Tenaglia with n.1 brunch made of wines and typical products.

MONFERRATO HILLS ON THE ROAD…

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MototurismoWeekend Package. The guided tour starts from Asti, in order to discover its medieval heart made of towers and impressive Gothic churches, refined Baroque palaces, the antique Jewish ghetto and the Nineteenth-century squares. Later You’ll move toward Monferrato Hills by a panoramic itinerary which will touch the Romanesque church of Saints Nazario and Celso in Montechiaro d’Asti, the famous Abbey of Saint Mary in Vezzolano and the village of Cocconato, so-called “Monferrato Riviera”. Finally you’ll reach Odalengo Piccolo in order to have a typical dinner at “Serra” Restaurant. Overnight-stay in Palazzo Chintamani.  After breakfast tour restarts in direction of Moncalvo, the Capital of White Truffle from Monferrato, surrounded by medieval walls and rich in paintings created by Guglielmo Caccia; later you’ll arrive in Castell’Alfero, with the Eighteenth century Castle of Amico Counts, and then in the ancient village of Castagnole Monferrato, among Ruchè grapes vineyards. In the afternoon: Montemagno, with the medieval inner town, with the castle and impressive parish church; Casorzo, birth-place of the sweet Malvasia wine; Grazzano Badoglio, which in the church of Saint Vittore preserves the tombstone of Aleramo, the first Marquise of Monferrato. Finally stop over at Tenuta La Tenaglia, for visiting  wine cellars and tasting wines combined with typical products. Departure. Rate for individuals: starting from 229,00 euros per person. Rate for groups: starting from 149,00 euros per person. Rate includes: n.1 service of half day guided tour; n.1 service of full day guided tour; n.1 dinner; n.1 overnight-stay and breakfast; visit at winery Tenuta La Tenaglia with n.1 tasting.

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