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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking hotel
- Breakfast Available
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Griselda Saluzzo
Travel Blogs from Saluzzo
... after meal.
Like Meg said, this was the least tourist-y place we've been to. The restaurant where we had pizza spoke no English at all, and really most of the places we went to there was very little English being spoken. We said to each other as we were walking down the street that this was the first place that felt 'truly Italian' to us in the culture, the people, and our surroundings. I really enjoyed that aspect of it, ...
... eager to share their knowledge and have great pride in their produce . They all exclaim " Ah, Australie, molto distante" when they find out where we are from. They are delighted, bit puzzled as to how we found our way to La Morra.
We booked into a 5th generation family estate "Marrone Cru". Nonna cooked Pranza (lunch) and with each of the 6 courses we had a glass of matched wine , sitting in the cellar with other guests.
... 11.00 combined and the wine was €18.00 lol, the wine was definitely worth it though.
So after this "delicious meal" it was time to walk it off and we went about discovering this little village which really is quite quaint and pretty.
Time to get back to Fifi and head back to Perletto.
Would we visit Alba again, unless Ferrero opened their doors for tours, I expect not. It was a day out though and a little bit more of Italy we have ...
... Staffarda Abbey, a lovely former monastery and restaurant. Beautiful old building and a very nice vegetarian pasta and ravioli for lunch. Late afternoon was golf at Castellaro Golf Club, about 10 minutes out of town. Saluzzo is very flat, rich orchard and cropping land to the west of Italy, alongside the alps. So there we are playing in sleeveless tops and warm sun looking at beautiful green fields in every direction and snow topped alps beyond. Magic. G&Ts in the ...
... where we had to wait in a queue at a red light as its only single lane. Once we got the green light, we couldn't figure why - you can see the road markings that it has previously operated two-way. Funny though, as we entered the tunnel it was getting dark and threatening rain, and was France. At the other end, it's Italy, and the sun was shining brightly! Arrived Saluzzo about 8, and weren't sure we liked the look of the place we had ...