On the vineyard hills of Monferrato a few kilometers away from the heart of the Langhe, Nizza Monferrato is a center of history and various wine flavors of Piedmont. In addition, the region is also famous for its UNESCO World Heritage Site, its landscape and wines. In the surroundings of Nizza you will discover a tasty food, delicious wines and a bit of history.
Five types of exquisite wines DOCG certified by the region and 6 DOC wines produced in the region combined with the UNESCO recognition for its cultural values portrays Nizza Monferrato as a city of the wine.
Numerous events celebrating the Enology of the city, restaurants that dot the city center offering local wines accompanied with traditional dishes and wineries that offer tours and tastings. Do not miss the Museum Bersano, opposite the train station dedicated to the history of local wine making.
BARBERA D’ASTI DOCG – NIZZA DOCG – MOSCATO D’ASTI DOCG
Piedmont is a land of flavors : high quality veal meat of Piedmontese breed, tasty cheeses, hazelnuts and valuable gifts of the earth . Autumn is the season of taste : white truffles and the Cardo Gobbo di Nizza Monferrato, Slow Food , various fondue flavors , casseroles and bagna cauda . Discover the flavors of Nizza and give yourself a holiday of delight in the heart of Piedmont.
RAW MEAT – TRUFFLE – HAZELNUTS
FRESH MEAT FROM THE REGION
Nizza Monferrato is proud of its delicious meat. In addition to the tasty calf Piedmontese breed, used to prepare exquisite appetizers, the veal meat is also used to prepare stuffed pasta and main dishes. For centuries, Nizza is renowned for its oxen. Already in the 7th century the market of Nizza located at Piazza Garibaldi was famous in the region of Piedmont for its variety and abundance of cattles. Today, the Forum Boario on Piazza Garibaldi hosts numerous cultural festivities and gastronomic events. In December, Nizza celebrates the tradition by organizing a festivity dedicated to the fat ox and beef.
Nizza Monferrato is a nice example of a medieval ” villanova “ : along the Via Maestra, the ancient trade route, you can see medieval religious and residents buildings and eighteenth-century buildings of great architectural value. A few kilometers from Nizza Monferrato, the cities of Asti, Alba and Acqui Terme are witnesses of the Roman period in Piedmont. Castles, towers, palaces and churches give the region great historical and cultural value and they tell a rich story of two centuries, XVIII and XIX.
UNDERGROUND CATHEDRALS – CASTLES – TOWERS
The hills surrounding Nizza Monferrato offer many outdoor recreations: biking, horseback riding, hiking and Nordic walking through the vineyards. With quad bike tours and segway you can discover the green nature of the region. If you like truffles, you can experience and learn the secrets of truffle hunting in the woods with specially trained dogs. A holiday in the city of the wine is also an outdoor holiday!
SEGWAY – RIDING – BALOON
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The staff of Palazzo Centro knows the region and its numerous leisure activities. We are available to suggest and book tours and activities, and help each guest to enjoy an unforgettable vacation tailored to its needs.