LIFE AT THE AGRITURISMO
For nature lovers and lovers of good wine and good food the Agriturismo Albachiara will offer a wonderful reception. Our guests are welcomed in a family atmosphere, so they can indeed relax, and be free from all tension, of city life and work. For the more sporty it is also possible to rent bicycles for cicloturismo, to jogging in the morning around our natural routes and to make excursions following the paths in our wood. Guests can fortify themselves by dipping into nature. They can taste a refined environment and the elegance of our rooms, live in the comforting spaces of the Agriturismo inside and outside. No less, guests can taste the juicy dishes prepared by our chef who will surprise you with her culinary art and her unbelievable good taste. A driver is available that all guests can book in advance and who will transport guests wherever they want.
Near the Agriturismo there is a bordering teaching farm where guests can practise the Ippo-gym and spend time with horses. This farm has exactly 7 horses and 3 ponies in well kept stalls. Children are also very welcome to try horseback riding. The horses are well trained to follow the people and are suitable for beginners. Two horses and two ponies are also suitable for children. For those who love good wine and good food … our chef has developed a rare style that has sharpened over the years and become a personal tradition. She unifies the mediterranean culinary art with a Piedmontese touch in the kitchen and her Puglian background. Our warm and smiling staff help every guest to immerse in the peace of the place and to find the tastes to complement their experience, like the home made bread and the foccaccia and croissants and pies just taken out of the oven, whose aroma will awaken the guests in the morning.
If our guests would like too learn to cook, there is a local and special cooking school in the Agriturismo. Our chef is available to teach you all about cooking and how to prepare your favorite dishes. There is also a woodworking school, a tapestry school and a school to learn about care of chandeliers. In the Agriturismo Albachiara your palate will be awakened to the true flavors of good dishes cooked with natural products. The Piedmontese speciality is for example raw dishes of meat, boiled mixed to the Piedmontese one or braised to the wine.
True connoisseurs can find in the high Monferrato strong tradition also around the wild products of the land like chestnuts and truffles. There is also fine breeding of goats and sheep. This breeding promotes the production of a really rare cheese: the "Robiola of Roccaverano". The region also produces a special kind of meat, with a unique taste, the FASSONE OF THE PIEDMONT, a Piedmontese bovine of ancient origin, and fee from genetic modification.