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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Lis Asti
Great hotel. Very friendly and helpful staff. Large comfortable room. Very well located - 5 minute walk into city centre. Good breakfast with a great range of pastries, cheeses and meats. WiFi worked well. Satellite Tv with English channels. Would definitely stay again.
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... friend of Annalia's. I am seeing a slice of Italian life in all these visits. A truly grand apartment complete with family heirlooms and beautifully decorated, an apartment that has a family feel to it full of books and original artwork that Ettore and his mother have created, and a house in the country where there are home grown peaches and tomatoes, hazelnuts, almonds and greens served for ...
... of the two) and one with ham and mushrooms. Yum.
Oh, the wine. We both have recently discovered Barolo and Barbera d'Asti/ Barbera d'Alba wines, and we were not disappointed. It was so good, and so inexpensive compared to what we can get at home. Through tasting at a local wine bar, we also found we liked Dolcetto wines. And I even got to try some bubbles local to the area.
Ciao , well after a lovely week in Turin, feeling very righteous and almost wanting to join the faith, from our Holy Shroud visit, we packed up Ronaldo and headed south.
Our next experience was to be in the Langhe wine country, an hour or so from Turin. Bit like popping "down south" to Marg's. The Langhe is a dedicated certified wine region for Barolo wine, made exclusively 100% from Nebbiolo grapes. Barolo is very highly ...
... but we didn't get to taste it. Some of the group bought wine but I chose not to even through the prices were good. A smashed bottle of schnapps at Heathrow still haunts me today. We weaved our way up the street to La Miraja di Gatti Eugenio for lunch. For 20 euros we were given antipasti, two courses and dessert plus wine - great food and great value. Instead of pasta I had asparagus risotto (delicious) and while everyone ...
... for the stops we had planned for today. Our first little village, Avigliana, is perched beside two glacier fed lakes and surrounded by the Alps. Too bad we couldn't see either. We drove to the Abbey, Sacra di San Michele, at the top of a really high mountain. This monastic community was founded around the year 1,000. During this abbey's prime it attracted pilgrims on their way to Rome and as a ...