Vibrant villas you must visit
Nestled in the lush mountains of Piedmont’s Langhe region between the historic towns of Asti and Alba, Relais Villa D’Amelia is the ideal place to celebrate, relax and enjoy a romantic memorable stay. Sitting on the ridge of a hill set in luscious woods, the Villa overlooks the vast expanse of wineries with the finest “Nebbiolo” grapes producing world class Barolo, Barbaresca and Barbera wines. The hotel’s provides a unique setting and ambiance with it finely decorative interior and its beautifully manicured gardens surrounding a 7 acre property. Let Francesca and Silvio and their team take you on a unique wine and culinary journey as you explore the outstanding cuisine of Northern Italy while enjoying outstanding wines of this region from their unique cellar carved out of a deconsecrated chapel. Enjoy afternoon tea in the warmth and elegance of the bar and living room, recover from your daily activities in the Turkish bath and Finnish sauna, or relax in the outdoor swimming pool where you can enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding luscious woods and spectacular hazelnut groves. For a memorable culinary experience, Chef Damiano Nigro and his Michelin-starred restaurant will take you journey through the region where he will marry Piedmont’s culinary traditions with his creative innovations.
Villa D’Amelia is ideally located where you can enjoy the natural beauty of the area but can easily access all of the features the region has to offer. Go on a Vespar tour, enjoy bike excursions, or take part in the precious Alba White Truffle hunt in the fall where you can experience this regional delicacy. Take a short drive to Alba, the region’s capital, a small city with two thousand years of history and named as “the city with hundred towers” or visit Benevello, an ancient village located in the heart of the Alta Langa is only a few minutes away from Alba. Only 30 km from Benvello is the town of Bra, noted as the birthplace for the “Slow Food” movement. Or just spend time travelling through the countryside visiting some of the prestigious wineries producing Barbaresco and Barolo, widely recognized as the King of Italian Wines and the “Wine of Kings”.