Tag: Alba

Postcard from Piedmont: Part V

Piedmont which we’ve visited several times this year is a region in the north-west of Italy celebrated for its culture, baroque houses, elegant 19th century caf├ęs, museums and sophisticated cuisine. People flock to the white-truffle fairs of Alba and to taste the acclaimed Barolo… Continue Reading “Postcard from Piedmont: Part V”

Postcard from Piedmont: Part III

We had such an enjoyable time in Piedmont earlier this year that my beloved elected to visit again though, this time, we stayed in a different hotel for three nights. We drove to Langhe in Tom (my SMART) who was looking rather perky after… Continue Reading “Postcard from Piedmont: Part III”

Postcard from Piedmont: Part II

Having researched and written about the heritage of the Ferrero Family, I had to visit Alba, if only to buy some truffled goodies! Alba is the second most populous town in the province after the main city of Cuneo. It’s the historical and economic… Continue Reading “Postcard from Piedmont: Part II”