Activities and experiencesTown festivals

The Langhe and Roero are rich with events, fairs, and festivals. It will be our pleasure to provide you with all the information on the opportunities offered in the area.

Alba (Truffle fair)

The ancients considered it food of gods, with aphrodisiac powers well used from the burning Jupiter while Roman cookbooks advised to cook Tubers (the classification of mushrooms will arrive many centuries later) under the ash and eat them with honey. In the Middle Age it was wary of these strange creatures of Nature, fearing of the poisonous effects. The consecration comes only in the last two centuries, the courts of the nobility, although the poor area kitchen did not never disdain truffle salad at current prices would now shaking many credit cards.

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Bra (Cheese)

Cheese is a major biennial exhibition dedicated to quality cheeses from all around the world.

It is held in alternate years from the Salone del Gusto, in the town of Bra, home of the Slow Food movement.

Cheese contains a large open-air cheese market unfolds in the streets and city squares, giving ample space to the Slow Food dairy products and educational initiatives to understand and appreciate the forms of milk.

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