Piedmont break at a charming farmhouse with car hire

La Fermata Resort, Italy

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Piedmont

Suite

Piedmont

Suite

A historic Piedmontese stay at a charming farmhouse dating back to the 1600s, with Michelin-starred dining and golf facilities - breakfast, a suite, flights and car hire included

Located in the middle of the triangle made up by the Italian cities of Milan, Turin and Genoa, the town of Alessandria sits in the heart of the Piedmont region. Nestled on the edge of town is the historic La Fermata Resort, occupying a restored manor house - some parts of which date all the way back to 1604; legend has it that its former incarnation Cascina Bolla even offered refuge to Napoleon and his troops during the famous Battle of Marengo. Built in classic L-shaped fashion, behind its dusky terracotta, pink and ochre facade you'll find calm and restful spaces, filled with parquet flooring and hand-picked furniture, as well as a serene courtyard garden to the rear.

Adding to the appeal is the Michelin-starred La Fermata Restaurant which, in itself, is well worth visiting this hotel for. Here classic Piedmontese cuisine is elevated to a fine art under the expert guidance of Chef Riccardo Aiachini. Burn off the calories with a round of golf on the hotel’s very own nine-hole course or up the ante with a hot air balloon flight, wine cellar tour or Vespa trip into the surrounding countryside, all of which can be arranged through the hotel. However you choose to spend your days, you’ll find your room (one of only 11) makes a stylish haven to return to.

Excellent for
Country Europe Relaxing Food Scenery

We like

  • The Michelin-starred restaurant, favoured by locals and serving fine Piedmontese cuisine
  • Teeing off on the hotel’s very own nine-hole golf course
  • Soaking up the manor house’s history, rumoured to have hosted none other than Napoleon

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