Pampucet, name of the primrose in Piedmontese dialect, is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy the panorama of the Monferrato area, while surrounded by love for nature, roses, silence, books, poetry, music and art. This old eighteenth-century rectory, located in Colcavagno, Piedmont, is the perfect choice for day trips for lovers of art, culture, nature and good food. The owners will know how to accompany you in the choice and organization of visits. Antonella has rediscovered her roots by being the Councillor for Culture and Tourism of the Piedmont Region for five years. Her counsel is the result of her personal familiarity with the territory. You can tour the surrounding villages, Asti, also famous for its Palio, Casale Monferrato, the Sacro Monte di Crea, the circuit of Romanesque churches and the famous antique markets. Nature lovers will enjoy a falconry center and even an astronomical observatory. The more sporty can play golf, horseback riding and rafting or opt for quiet walks to discover the extraordinary surrounding landscape by e-bike, renting them directly at the hotel. For gourmets, the territory is rich in excellent food and wine products and specialties, including wines and truffles, celebrated in the famous regional festivals..
Pampucet, in Colcavagno, Piedmont, has been a rectory for many centuries. The owners wanted to preserve its marks of the past: original floors, cellars with old wine barrels, turrets. The common areas feature two quiet lounges, a bar where you can enjoy the best selection of liquors produced in the area and a library full of guides and books concerning the region. You can relax and enjoy the stunning view in the beautiful garden, equipped with tables and chairs where cultural activities are organized by the owners with artists, writers passing through or in residence. The facility offers six spacious double rooms, with breathtaking views: warm and bright, full of enchantment, romance and hidden corners, all different, furnished with taste and attention to detail, with private bathroom, some of which are very original, Winter Rose, Cyclamen of the poets, Embroidered Camellia, Mimosa Garden, Magnolia in bloom and Wild Fern will seduce you with their elegance. It is possible to add a third bed with extra charge.
At Pampucet breakfast is served in the veranda that overlooks the garden. The owners, always sensitive to their guests’ requests, can suggest excellent restaurants to discover the Piedmontese food and wine tradition or provide take-away food by preparing a table in the veranda or under the weeping willow or even as room service. It is possible to book guided tours to the truffle grounds or to the Truffle Fairs between October and November and tastings in the cellars to discover and purchase the superb wines of the territory: Barbera, Albugnano, Ruchè and many others. Among the special proposals organized for guests upon request: the aperitif Spatuss, consisting of still white wine and Ratafià Andorno, a liqueur of Biella obtained from an infusion of alcohol and cherries, served with local meats and cheeses. The owners have also reintroduced Vermouth Parigi, a white liqueur made from Erbaluce grapes that revives the ancient tradition of Antonella’s paternal family, which made a name for itself in the last century in this sector in Chivasso and can be purchased directly at Pampucet. For lovers of wellness, possibility of treatments by appointment in a center next to the facility.