|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
The apartment is situated in the middle of wine fields in the beautiful valleys around the town of Ovada. Ovada is located in the Southern part of Piemonte, an area where nature is at its best!! It is not for nothing that this part of Piemonte has obtained a UNESCO World Heritage certificate!
It is not only nature that will impress you in this area, also the excellent gastronomy and superb local wines will be a delightful enjoyment of your holiday!
The apartment is located very centrally, and is therefore a great location for a wide variety of activities during your holiday. The many surrounding beautiful castles will offer you an impressive panoramic view during a tour in the hills. During spring, summer and autumn, the local villages organize many 'sagra's', parties where local culinary specialties are being prepared or sold. This is a very nice way to get to know and taste the delicacies of pure Italian village life!! Besides, the small local markets (mercatini) will offer antiques and other objects of local craftsmanship.
City trippers can go to lively and Mediterranean Genoa, which is at 40 km distance from Ovada. In only an hour you can get to chique, trendy and fashionable Milan. Of course, Milan is the place to be for fantastic shopping, as is the Mc Arthur Glenn Serravalle Outlet at just 20 km distance from Ovada!
In about half hour's drive you arrive at the stunning beaches of the Italian Flower Riviera. The winter sun is pleasantly warm, and during summer the crystal clear blue sea is a welcome refreshment!
For sport activities around the holiday home, there is plenty of opportunity for walking, cycling and swimming.
The apartment has been completely renovated in 2013 and foreseen of all commodities. It is located on the first floor and offers the most beautiful panoramic view from the large balcony. The kitchen has an oven, microwave, dishwasher and a gas burner with 4 rings. There is a bedroom with double bed and the living room has a sofa for 2 people. The bathroom is foreseen of washing machine and hairdryer. There is TV and WiFi. The apartment is non smoking inside.
We are a Dutch family, living in Piedmont, to enjoy “la bella vita Italiana”!!
And the picture is complete: we have fallen in love with the wonderful nature, the delicious gastronomy, the fantastic wine, the pleasant climate and the just charming Italian way of life!
We bought an old wine farm and completely renovated it. The holiday home that we rent was once the warehouse of the farm. The impressive cellar is still in its original state!
We very much look forward to welcoming you as our guest so you can also enjoy this wonderful little place on earth!!
The property is centrally located for a wide variety of activities during your Holiday. We are located in a beautiful area of nature, it is quiet and peaceful. At short driving distance you can find any entertainment like cities, seaside, nature parks, sports, castle trips, wine & gastronomy, and special activities (Cinque Terre, whalewatching, Portofino).
The apartment has just been renovated, and foreseen of all comforts to make your Holiday relaxed. There are files at your disposal with all turistic information in the surroundings.
Caroline has thought of everything, from scissors and a sandwich maker to clear detailed directions and a truckload of information on the area. It's wonderful.
My daughter and I really enjoyed our stay at the property. The apartment was clean and had all the amenities we needed. The location was convenient with beautiful surroundings. The owner Caroline was very friendly and helpful. We look forward to staying there again.
Gute Übereinstimmung der Angaben im Inserat, Lage hoch oben auf dem Berg mit toller Aussicht, Schöne gepflegte und geräumige Wohnung, gute Ausstattung, Betreuung durch Vermieter erstklassig, absolut empfehlenswert,
Gute Ausflugsmöglichkeiten nach Alba, Alessandria, Genua, Turin, Aqui Therme
L'appartement est très agréable, bien aménagé, Situé juste en face du sanctuaire de la guardia.
Il est conforme au descriptif du site. Les propriétaires sont à l'écoute et trés ouverts à nos demandes : adresse pour la vente de légumes chez le producteur, restaurants... Trés bonne adresse
Wir waren sehr zufrieden mit unserem Aufenthalt. Das Appartment ist sehr sauber und alles frisch renoviert. Wer sich erholen möchte und einen ruhigen Platz sucht ist hier genau richtig. Es ist alles wichtige in der Gegend zu finden und gut erreichbar. Wir kommen sehr gerne wieder liebe Caroline :)
We were very pleased with our stay. The apartment is very clean and renovated everything fresh. Those who want to relax and are looking for a quiet place is right here. It is to find anything important in the area and easily accessible. We love coming back love Caroline :)
Abbiamo soggiornato tre giorni e due notti. La proprietaria è gentile e disponibile, all'interno dell'appartamento ci sono dei raccoglitori con tutte le informazioni riguardanti itenerari, posti da visitare e luoghi dove mangiare. Pulito e funzionale .
Lo si consiglia per vacanze all'insegna del relax.
Ovada, a town in Piedmont, located centrally for every type of holiday:
Lovers of nature will enjoy the panorama and the fresh scent of the green environment.
Lovers of the city will enjoy themselves in Milan, Genoa and Turin.
Lovers of sport can make fascinating walking or cycling trips.
Lovers of seaside can relax at the most beautiful and stunning beaches of the Italian Riviera of Flowers.
Culinary and wine lovers will definitely return home with a car full of delicacies!!!!!.
So, whatever kind of holiday you are looking for, you will find it here!!!!
Ovada has a continental climate. Summers are hot with a lovely cool breeze, autumn can be very enjoyable and lengthen the summer season, winters are cold, and spring is particularly pleasant with the warm influence of the Mediterranean sea. When winter is cold in Ovada, Genoa and the Flower Riviera (at only 30 mins driving distance), offer a bright warm sun on its beautiful beaches.
Of course, the beautiful and award winning beaches of the Flower Riviera with a crystal clear blue sea are a fantastic refreshment in summer. But also in other seasons, the days at the beach are great! Outside the busy summer season, you can quietly enjoy lunches, aperitifs and long walks on the extensive beaches. At Christmas and New Year’s eve many Italians come to Liguria to have a welcome break from the winter season!
The holiday home is located in the southern part of Piedmont, Alto Monferrato, an area where nature is absolutely stunning! It is not for nothing that this has recently obtained a UNESCO certificate.
There is a protected nature park, the “Parco Naturale delle capanne di Marcarolo”, situated between Ovada and Genoa, where walking paths will give you breathtaking panorama’s! For the experienced walkers there is a viewing point from which you can even see Corsica! Besides, there are of course the truffles and mushrooms to look for in autumn!
During the whole year, but especially from April until October, many castles, fortresses, gardens and villas are open for public. The provinces of Alessandria, Asti and Cuneo, in collaboration with the region of Piedmont and the Ministry of Economic Development, have organized this initiative (called “Castelli aperti”). In some castles you can even have dinner and enjoy the local gastronomic delicacies!!
WINE AND GASTRONOMY
You can’t leave Piedmont without having visited a wine making castle or farmer!
Truffles: the road of Alba’s white truffle (“strada del tartufo bianco d’Alba”): this is a vast area between Asti and Alba, origin of the “Tuber Magnatum Pico”, the extraordinary white truffle famous for its excellent quality! For this reason, Province and locals collaborate strictly in order to exploit this treasure on international scale.
The area is characterized by the many restaurants of whom the chefs put all their talent and inspiration to make the most unique and tasty specialities with truffles. Local wines, castles and the beautiful landscape are a rich aqddition to this culinary delight!
Sweet delicacies, among which the local “Baci di Tagliolo” (chocolate), the ‘Amaretti di Voltaggio’ (biscuits), “Torrone” (nougat) and honey.
Cheese, especially goat and sheep cheese.
Genoa, a real South European UNESCO harbor city, where passion, liveliness and chaos bring you into a completely different world. The compact historical center with its lovely architecture is surely worth a visit! As also, the organized city walks will bring you to the little alleys, which show you the real life in the city of Genoa!
Milan, a city that needs no further explanation! In the city of fashion and design, you can just seat yourself on a park bench, and admire the Milanese people, immaculately dressed in brand fashion with all the right accessories, leaving behind a scent of sensual perfume to not pass by unnoticed!! The famous Scala (theatre and concert building), or the many bars and Grand Café’s will offer you a wonderful evening or night out, from aperitif to nightly events.
Turin, a wonderful Baroque city, with its broad avenues, many arcades, impressive buildings and coffee bars. The city is famous for its production of cars, chocolate, coffee and alcoholic drinks. Surrounded by green and mountains Turin benefits of a beautiful panorama!
Whale Watching in Genoa: a boat trip of approximately 4 hours, during which whales, dolphins and even tuna fish will swim along the boat with you!!!
Cinque Terre: 5 pedestrian colourful villages of unique beauty, directly on the cliffs of the sea, each linked to each other with a walking path that will offer you the most unforgettable and breathtaking panorama’s!!
Portofino: one of the most imposing, chique, renomated (and expensive!) harbor towns of the Italian coast! If you can afford to tie up your boat here…...
All rates are including gas, water, electricity.
Rates are excluding cleaning costs of €40 per stay. Payment is to be settled at your arrival.
Rates are excluding refundable deposit of €75 per stay. Payment is to be settled at your arrival. Will be refunded at your departure.
Weekly rates are excluding bed sheets and towels. These are optional and can be rented for € 10 per person per week.
Single night rates include bed sheets and towels.
Please contact owner for admission pets.