Asti is one of the most popular city in the heart of one of the most beautiful wine region in all of Europe: Piedmont (Piemonte). We welcome you in this city rich of history, culture and art. It will be a journey full of discoveries, rolling hills spotted to small villages and studded with neat rows of vines.
With Asti Museum city tour, you will discover the best place in the city center.
Museums and Monuments, an area that offers quiet corner where taste excellent wines whit delicious recipes. Asti is rich in historical monuments, collects history and architecture throughout the historic center.
The starting time is customizable. Usually tour starts at 09:30 Am
What to see in Asti: During the year in Asti various events are organized, some with a culinary and enogastronomic theme, such as, Douja d’or, Wine street Tasting, Bagna Cauda Day and others, on a historical theme, with evocative re-enactments such as the Festival delle Sagre Astigiane, the Horse race “Palio di Asti”, Arti e Mercanti, Wine Street Tasting and More.
Depending on the period in which you would like to come to Asti you will be able to participate and attend various events, we will be happy to help you choose the best time according to your needs and requests but we will also be able to tell you what to do and what to see.
Many of the historic sights are free to access or require a low-cost ticket, so you can see all the historic places. Even when there are no demonstrations or events, in the center of Asti there are really many places to visit, furthermore Asti is an excellent point of connection with the Langhe, Roero and Monferrato Valley.
In this area will be easy to organize other tours in the UNESCO heritage areas.
San Secondo is the patron saint of the city of Asti, a large church dating back to 1256 was dedicated to him, however in pre Romanesque art what was now the crypt of San Secondo was built. We will stay in the church for about 30 minutes so that we can show the outside, the inside and the crypt.
To see the beauty of Asti you need to spend some time in the streets of the historic center, the city is full of breathtaking churches and squares, impossible not to walk in Piazza Alfieri where the Palio is run and see Piazza del Palio, one of the squares largest in Italy.
In the center of the city of Asti stands one of the largest cathedrals in Italy, in a wonderful Gothic style where you can see rose windows, original statues of the time. We will visit the cathedral in about 30 minutes.
Asti is a city full of wine bars and restaurants where you can discover the typical Piedmontese cuisine and taste the best DOCG wines of Piedmont. We will explain all your best choice where to eat in Asti.
In piazza Roma We could admire the Monument of the Unity of Italy and the spectacular Palazzo Medici from which the splendid Torre Commentina rises. Here we will spend a few minutes before heading to the Baroque palaces.
One of the most beautiful buildings in the center of Asti in Baroque style. A unique visit of its kind, inside there are periodically held exhibitions of illustrious painters or characters. We will visit palazzo Mazzetti in a couple of hours.
Another Palazzo from the Baroque period is the Ottolenghi Palace, inside it is possible to observe paintings, coin paintings and historical objects. We will spend about an hour in it for a visit.
At the end of the day, you can’t miss the typical Italian aperitif. Piedmont boasts many productions of wines and spirits ideal for an aperitif, accompanied by small typical aperitif dishes. At the end of the day we will return to the train station or hotel around 7.30am/ 8.00am
There is no fixed schedule of wineries. At the time of pre-registration we will customize the tour to meet your needs and to take advantage of the best wine experiences available on that day, including any special events during your stay in Piedmont.
Absolutely yes! Our tastings are designed to inform all participants about wine, you will learn something new regardless of your level of knowledge. During the visits to the winery, the phases of wine production will be explained, in addition to the organoleptic information. During the tasting you will be able to recognize the characteristics of which you have learned during the visit, which must have a Piedmontese wine.
60 days before departure will be subject to 30% of the program price.
59 – 30 days before departure will be subject to 60% of the program price.
29 days or less upon departure will be subject to 100% of the program price.
Yes, of course, at the wineries you visit you can buy more bottles of wine than you tasted during the tasting.
Interesting experience in the beautiful Asti, rich city of the Monferrato! We visited many historic buildings, had lunch in a small but cozy restaurant where we ate and drank very well. We will be back in September to participate in the Palio race!