Asti

The town of Asti is located in the Piedmont region in the northern part of Italy, only less than one hour drive from Turin. It is famous for his classic sparkling wine named Asti Spumante (DOCG), that is usually made from white muscat grape. If you want to try wine tasting, you’ve reached the perfect place. In fact, the numerous vineyards and wine’s shops will proposed you various type of product from the region. You could also taste their well-know truffle as it is a speciality of the locality.

The most popular event of the town, known as Palio di Asti, is a bare-back house race that happened once a year since the Middle Ages. If you are passionate with Tuscan’s countryside, the comune of Asti has typical landscapes, indeed it’s composed of wonderful hills, vineyards, and is really colourful. As well, the area has some natural’s treasure such as the WWF Oasis of Forteto della Luja and the Rocchetta Tanaro Natural Park. Otherwise, if you like to spend some time close to the nature, you could enjoy walking, trekking or biking on the wine route.

Asti’s part is lovely for wine amateurs and nature’s lovers.