Get a taste for the good life in Bormida Valley, Piedmont
Verdant hills, vineyards, and terracotta roofs – the Bormida Valley in Piedmont, north-western Italy is a timeless spot where life slows down. And overlooking this restful valley is Villa La Madonna. With its roots (quite literally) in the 16th century, and an eye for modern and casual luxury, this beautiful boutique hotel and vineyard is about putting your feet up – and raising a glass.
Each aspect of the hotel makes the most of its enviable location. The market-fresh ingredients in the kitchen. The swimming pool, fringed by vines. The rooms’ private terraces. Inside, it’s an effortless blend of sophisticated styling and the authentic influences – open hearths, exposed-brick ceilings and handpicked furniture.Read more[SPLIT]Read less
If you can tear yourself away, the Alps are only two hours to the north, and the Italian Riviera one hour to the south. What’s more, if you count yourself an epicurean, you couldn’t come to a better place. Hunt for rare white truffles in the autumn. Drop in on a local food market, with cheesemakers galore. Nibble sweet Amaretti biscuits or world-renowned chocolates. Wash this all down with the hotel’s delicious Barbera, and you have all the ingredients for an exceptional Italian getaway.
Enjoy your stay!