Cascina Bricchetto is located in Trezzo Tinella, in the heart of the Langhe, in Piedmont, about 10 km from Alba and 3 km from Barbaresco, a tiny village nestled in the woods with one of the most spectacular views of the entire area, at the center of an extraordinary hilly landscape that is part of the Unesco World Heritage Site, covered with vineyards and fine hazelnut groves, cultivated and wooded areas dominated by Monviso and Monte Rosa. Along the “Romantic Road of the Langhe and Roero,” you can enjoy wonderful trips, by car and on foot also escorted by a wildlife guide to discover landscapes, flora and fauna treasures, ancient buildings dating back to the 9th century, customs, cultural and wine and food events. Piedmont’s finest wines, such as Barbaresco and Barolo, originate here, and the local products and food are alone worth a stay. You can experience the unique thrill of joining the ritual of truffle hunting, together with the Trifulau and his inseparable dogs,. Alba, Bra, Cherasco will welcome you with their charming and pristine historic old towns, while the surrounding hills are home to ancient castles built from the 1200s that can be visited entirely or partially. Not to mention the elegant Turin, Italy’s former capital, with its museums, splendid palaces, squares and historic cafes. Wellness lovers can relax and enjoy the services of many spas. Outdoor activity enthusiasts will be able to make time for pedal-assisted bicycle excursions.
Cascina Bricchetto located in the Langhe region of Piedmont, offers a memorable stay in two independent apartments spread over two floors, immersed in nature, recently renovated and tastefully furnished, created from the main structure of the old farmhouse dating back to the 1700s, built in local stone: Cà dra Tòpia, situated next to the pergola, Cà dër Forn, in front of the old oven where all the families once came to bake bread. Both apartments feature a large living room with fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, large bedrooms that are all different, with private bathrooms, wooden parquet floors, sleek furnishings and finishes, terrace and balcony with spectacular views, and all modern amenities. Outdoors, guests have access to the surrounding lawns, a wooded area, a pergola and upon request, fruits and vegetables produced on site. The traditional porch boasts two stunning covered terraces offering breathtaking views, furnished with tables, chairs, armchairs, and barbecue. There is a play area equipped for the little ones. Private parking.
At Cascina Bricchetto guests can attend cooking classes offered by Giovanna Oliveri, the owner, to learn how to prepare typical local specialties. She will also advise you and even book visits with tastings to wineries, small cheese producers, cured meats, and typical desserts. This region boasts a world-famous food and wine tradition thanks to its fine wines, truffles, cheeses, salami, hazelnuts, nougat, chocolate, famous recipes and unique flavors. It is no surprise that the Slow Food movement was born in Bra. This area is also renowned for its many cultural, musical and food and wine events that take place throughout the year, such as the world-famous Truffle Fair, one of the most important international events for those who love the precious Alba white truffle, historical re-enactments in costume to celebrate legendary episodes that marked the history of the Middle Ages, and lively weekly markets such as those in Alba, Cuneo, Asti, and Bra.