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Piedmont Farmhouse B&B, Italy

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Private Room
Welcome to Cascina Gallo Orsi, your home away from home; Whether you are seeking a peaceful retreat, or you wish to explore the Piedmont wine country you will find that our B&B will provide you with the best possible home base. Our, recently renovated, farmhouse is in the historic hill top village of Calamandrana Alta, in Asti Province in North-west Italy. Our house affords spectacular views of the surrounding hills clothed in their colourful mosaic of vineyards, orchards, hazelnut groves and woods. In our house and on our land we endeavor only to use organic & nontoxic products. We make our jams and other preserves from the produce of our organic orchard and kitchen & herb gardens. Our land, which comprises for the most part, woods and orchards, is quiet and peaceful, offering you an op...Welcome to Cascina Gallo Orsi, your home away from home; Whether you are seeking a peaceful retreat, or you wish to explore the Piedmont wine country you will find that our B&B will provide you with the best possible home base. Our, recently renovated, farmhouse is in the historic hill top village of Calamandrana Alta, in Asti Province in North-west Italy. Our house affords spectacular views of the surrounding hills clothed in their colourful mosaic of vineyards, orchards, hazelnut groves and woods. In our house and on our land we endeavor only to use organic & nontoxic products. We make our jams and other preserves from the produce of our organic orchard and kitchen & herb gardens. Our land, which comprises for the most part, woods and orchards, is quiet and peaceful, offering you an opportunity to: rest, relax and enjoy nature. You may see wild orchids, deer, squirrels and other wildlife. We are happy to offer bird & nature watching tours/classes & cooking classes. On the ground floor our living room with a large library which includes books on the local area, the world and a large collection of nature books and our dining room are available to our guests for relaxation and reading. A separate TV room is also available. You may enjoy our front yard which has large kitchen & herb gardens, and where weather permitting we serve our own organic breakfasts. Or you may choose to relax in the shade of the trees reading a book or to visit our friendly donkeys. The region around Calamandrana Alta offers a wealth of options from enjoying the picturesque landscapes and historical landmarks, to visiting the many museums. Hiking on foot, cycling and horse riding tours are also available for the more adventurous, while the region’s excellent wines and the delicious specialty foods await your delectation. There are well marked hiking paths throughout the region, and some can be reached within walking distance from our home. Within a short drive you can reach the ancient towns of Asti, Acqui Terme and Alba while the regional capital of Turin is also within easy reach. For wine enthusiasts the wine producing towns of Nizza Monferrato & Canelli are within five minutes drive while other famous wine producers specializing in the Barolo, Barbaresco, Moscato D'Asti, Ruche and other varieties are located less than half an hours drive away. For those yearning for the sea the beautiful beaches of the Ligurian coast are just an hour’s drive away with the historic port town of Genoa (1hr 45), the enchanting fishing village of Portofino (2hr 20”) and the rugged cliffs of UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Cinque Terre National Park a (2hr 40”) are also accessible for day trips. We will be happy to offer you our experience and local knowledge in helping you to plan your stay. Canan & Umberto More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2013
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

Some places are as much about the people as about the place. Cascina Gallo Orsi is one of them. Canan and Umberto are the most gracious, kind hearted hosts we have ever had the pleasure of staying with. The house is just beautiful, warm and...More

Date of stay: September 2016
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Roosters_and_Bears, VR Owner at Piedmont Farmhouse B&B, Italy, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2016

It's guests like you that make our B&B worth running; thank you for your kind words! We enjoyed having you as our guests and we know Australia is not just around the corner but we do hope you will come back and visit us. As...More

Reviewed September 7, 2014

Gorgeous Piemonte hillside view, Very new and clean rooms. Ecologic farm area with great people and neighbors. Great peacuful place to getaway from the cities, only 50 minutes by car from Torino airport.More

Date of stay: August 2014
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RoosterBears, VR Owner at Piedmont Farmhouse B&B, Italy, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2014

Thank you for your kind words about our B&B. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. We take pride in having as little an ecological footprint as possible including cleaning with ecological products and serving our guests organically grown foods. We hope to...More

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Anzie
MA
Reviewed March 7, 2014

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Date of stay: February 2014
Management response:Responded March 7, 2014

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Turin
Reviewed January 29, 2014

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Date of stay: August 2013
Management response:Responded January 29, 2014

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Ildiko
The Netherlands
Reviewed January 17, 2014

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Date of stay: June 2013
Management response:Responded January 17, 2014

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Washer
Dryer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Books
Hairdryer
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Shared Yard
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Internet Access
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The region around Calamandrana Alta offers a wealth of options from enjoying the picturesque landscapes and historical landmarks, to visiting the many museums. Hiking on foot, cycling and horse riding tours are also available for the more adventurous. There are well marked hiking paths throughout the region, and some can be reached within walking distance from our home. Within a short drive you can reach the ancient towns of Asti, Acqui Terme and Alba while the regional capital of Turin is also within easy reach. The region offers excellent wines and the delicious specialty foods. For wine enthusiasts the wine producing towns of Nizza Monferrato & Canelli are within five minutes drive while other famous wine producers specializing in the Barolo, Barbaresco, Moscato D'Asti, Ruche and o...
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