In the Area
Located in lower Piedmont, close to the
Liguria border, Casa Wallace is the
perfect location for exploring the area.
Some of the best Italian wines and culinary classics are right here! During the summer and fall, many of our nearby small hill towns organize festivals to benefit local organizations. It’s a great chance to taste traditional dishes and mingle with locals.
The region is also rich in history with historical walks, museums, sanctuaries, Medieval Castles and Roman Churches. From May to October, we can help you plan your itinerary thanks to the region’s “Open Castle “ initiative. History is waiting for you!
Whether you want to relax in the sun, hike trails, read a book at Casa Wallace, or explore the area, there is something for you and your family! Ask us, we’ll offer suggestions for local cultural events, day trips, guided tours, restaurants and more!
If you want to relax and hang out poolside you’ll have a splendid time. If you want to move, you have a lot to choose from when it comes to activities in the area. Casa Wallace is the perfect location, and we will give you the ideas.
La grande piscina è ideale per una bella nuotata prima della colazione o per rilassarsi tutto il giorno.
Vineyards, swimmingpool or a warm floor on the wooden floor are available for your tanning and more …
Beautiful woodland-hiking trails of varying difficulty and distance leave from and return to Casa Wallace.
Weekends are the time for pizza parties. Guests can participate from making the dough to making the pizza. The many toppings let the chef in you take over.
You think you can’t paint? With our watercolor painting sessions, everyone creates a work of art. We also have children’s activity stations inside and outside that keep everyone busy.
You can walk the back roads through the vines to this charming, peaceful medieval town and its castle that dates back to the tenth century.
Woodland trails also bring you to the Romanesque Shrine of Our Lady of Bruceta – a stop for pilgrims.
Ovada, an old city not far from the sea blends both Piedmont and Liguria in more ways than one. The narrow streets like Genova host attractive markets and its seaside and hillside culinary specialties like farinata and bagna cauda aren’t to be missed.
Acqui Terme is an ancient Roman thermal spa town built around the central square Piazza Della Bollente. If you want to touch the sulfurous boiling water flowing from the ground at 74.5° C, (166°F) do it quickly! The four arches of the Roman aqueduct are some of the best preserved in Northern Italy.
In small towns on the gentle hills of Upper Montferrat, you can still find the simple things in life: natural wines to suit every palate, fresh local food unique to this area and history that unfolds for you at every turn.
The area is cyclists’ heaven! Bring your racing bike, and Claudio takes you on tours from 2 to 6 hours depending on what you want to see. Ancient villages and castles, verdant vineyards and breath-taking sea views are in store with your private guide. We have four mountain bikes for guests.
We can organize e-bike and Vespa rentals for you to explore the area on your own.
This zone boasts the largest concentration of castles in Europe; many have public visiting schedules.
Summer isn’t complete without hill town fairs or sagre that bring local customs to life. In Cremolino, on the Tamborello field, you can enjoy a traditional dinner, browse stands with local products and enjoy music all while mingling with locals.
The nearby golf club at Villa Carolina has two 18 hole courses, a restaurant, and pool in the middle of beautifully landscaped greenery. You can rent everything you need.
About one hour away
Neive is one of the most beautiful medieval villages in Italy. Stroll around then eat lunch overlooking the hills of Barbaresco just 5 km away. Twenty minutes away, you complete your day trip to Alba, one of the gastronomic capitals of Italy, also with palaces towers and castles.
About one and a half hours away
A beautiful city at the foot of the Alps that gave the world the first hard chocolate, the Fiat and one of the best A series soccer teams in Europe. Street art, museums, food, literature, entertainment make Turin a perfect day trip.
About one hour away
Genoa is a beautiful seaside city immersed in history. Once a powerful republic, its churches, museums, old stores and squares, small alleyways called caruggiù and opulent palaces that once housed families, are interwoven to make up the largest historical center in Europe.