Gastronomy and Territory

Discover delicious local food and wines and the beauty of the area


Local products such as goat cheese, Piedmont wines, raw salami, preserves and jams; all fruits of our land and of the farms around, together with the products of our more than organic garden grown for self-consumption and available for guests in the summer. You can taste these products also in  special brunches offered to guests on Sundays; where some original ideas are mixed with typical Piedmont dishes and grandmother’s recipes. For example you can taste the sage leaves fried in batter, the ricotta and marsala mousse, the banana mashed with lemon, sugar and vanilla powder, the stuffed courgette flowers, the salad with juliette-cut raw zucchini from the Villaggio del sole and grape mustard from Cisterna d’Asti. And much more … accompanied by the great Piedmont wines. Or you can taste the hundreds of typical dishes in the local restaurants and trattorias, or visit the many cellars of production of the most renowned wines of Piedmont. Take part to the dozens of village festivals, where you will find different typical local dishes, or in the events dedicated to wines and cuisine of ​​the Asti region. Get advice by asking information at the Reception.


If you take a holiday in the Villaggio del sole…

… you can do a variety of activities. You can visit castles, villages, romanesque churches and typical corners a few kilometers away. In addition you can find a good food and wine offer in the cellars and in typical local restaurants. And if you want to become a tourist visit the historic centre of Asti, the Alba truffle and the town of Turin which are just one step away from us! Or, you can go horse riding in the stables, which are about 5 km away, playing tennis on the municipal courts of Cortanze, about 6 km away, either you can play golf at the Golf Feudo of Asti about 13 km away. You can go trekking in the woods in the Park of Valle Botto and Andona, which are just 9 km from Villaggio del sole or visit the ancient Romanesque church of San Secondo just 1.5 km away. You can visit the Cave Houses of Mombarone just 13.7 km away or the medieval Castle of Cortanze and many other typical castles of the Asti Monferrato region. A holiday on the most beautiful hills in Italy!