Sunstar Boutique Hotel Castello Di Villa
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... overlooked the countryside below. We squeezed the car through the narrow streets and into a parking spot. The vines are only starting to bud and we would have loved to see them in full bloom.
We then drove onto the town of Alba which was a lot bigger than the previous town we visited. We walked along beautiful alley ways, pass ...
... front and father and the other son cooked in the kitchen. We finally got the Piedimonte experience. We travelled up to a small village in the hills and Sue and Phil had the degustation menu that included specialities of the region. Raw marinated veal, vegetables, ravioli in a light broth sauce, veal roast and chocolate pudding. All washed down with a local wine. We also tried the tiramisu which was very light. A fantastic meal.
... be different but ewwww. So the 2 pizza's were €11.00 combined and the wine was €18.00 lol. 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 ...
... 59 kms, didn't take long to realise why. It certainly put Brendan and Fifi to the test. There were hairpin bends on narrow roads into the side of the hills with no barriers for protection. It was certainly a slow trip. We stumbled upon melting snow and of course had to stop and collect some for Olivia. We travelled through Cortemilia which is home to the best hazelnuts in the world. Alba is not too far ...
... the town near
the main street.
I then had 3 hours to explore the streets and shops before I
was to meet the Granadparents at their home to be dropped back to my place
I was expecting the city of Alessandria to
be quite modern but I was wrong.