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A starred Valentine's day

Valentine's Day is approaching and you still have no idea what to give to your sweetheart? An excellent last minute solution that will let you make a good impression is, without any doubt, a romantic dinner in a Michelin-starred restaurant.


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How to get to Alessandria

How to reach the city and how to move around Alessandria? Some practical advice from our staff, useful both for those wishing to move towards the surrounding towns, and for anyone who wants to discover the city center and the main points of interest. Here is what transports to use and what to do.

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Merry Christmas from La Fermata Resort

The wishes from the staff of La Fermata Resort

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The Marengo Museum finally reopened!

After months of closure for restoration, finally, the Marengo Museum reopened its doors this afternoon, in the presence of Mayor Gianfranco Cuttica and the other city authorities. Also the staff of “La Fermata Resort” was present at the inauguration ceremony.

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The most beautiful Christmas markets in Milan, Genoa and Turin

Are you looking for the perfect gift? Our staff decided to help you with some small tips on the most interesting Christmas markets in the area.

10 parole dialettali Alessandria

Small dictionary of the dialect of Alessandria

10 commonly used dialectal words to better understand the culture and traditions of Alessandria and its territory.

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A guide to visit Alessandria

An handy guide to download with the advice of our General Manager Andrea Pavesio to find out the best of Alessandria.

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Abandoned villages in Piedmont

Stories of abandoned and forgotten villages, a surprising destination for the All Saints holidays in Piedmont. If you are looking for alternative itineraries for the All Saints holidays, perhaps inspired by Halloween, we are sure we have the best idea for you.

5 Fall Exhibition 2017

This week we decided to suggest you those we think are the most interesting art exhibitions of the season between Milan, Genoa and Turin.

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Moleto a little masterpiece in Monferrato

Follow our team into the very little village of Moleto, near Ottiglio in Alessandria. You will discover one the pearl hidden in the hills of Monferrato.

Country Festival in Piedmont

Discover with us the best folk festivals (called “sagre” in Italian) of Alessandria and where to find local excellences and a warm welcome.

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Alice Bel Colle : What to see and to do

The true pearls in Piemonte are mostly unknown to the most, they are small and you can find them only if you know where to look. Our team had precise indications: follow the road to Acqui Terme, go up the hills to Ricaldone and you will find it, with its 700 inhabitants, Alice Bel Colle.

How to cook strawberries according to the Chef

The first hot of the season has arrived the table is filled with fruits sweets and savory. Apricots, peaches, cherries and red fruits, but do you want to know which our preferred are? Some small ones, red, with small white and yellow dots, sweets and juicy, some varieties are typical of the Piedmont and with the whipped cream and the ice cream they are  the favorite dessert of all the travellers. We are speaking of the strawberries and of the 3 ways to cook them following the tips of the kitchen.

How to backpack for a weekend in Italy

Here is some tips to perfectly backpack for your trip in Piemonte.

Giro d'Italia and its roads

In few hours, the Giro d'Italia will arrive in Tortona to start the next day from Castellania. Our staff has thought of the most beautiful routes across the hills of Tortona and has tested them for you.

Best spotted on Instagram: Alessandria

Many of you probably know Alessandria as the city of bicycles, famous for the Citadel and for the Battle of Marengo. Its principal streets, Corso Roma and Street St. Lawrence, are the more frequented from the citizens and for this they are some of the best points to taste the true alexandrine essence. But what do you think of those non-turisty places, those you can discover only after having read badly the map and walked for km in the wrong direction?

Alessandria and its exquisite cuisine

Following our staff's favorites, we have put together some of the best of the Alessandria cuisine, that you can not miss during your trip through our beautiful land.
Enjoy your meal travelers! 

Wandering among the carrugi in Genoa

Let's discover the treasures of the historic center of Genoa, with its interwoven streets overflowing with history, its concealed squares, its melting pot of distant cultures.

4 ways to go green on Earth Day 2017

Aprill 22, Earth Day. Every year you hear about this but you never manage to do something great and useful? Don't panic travelers, this year we have listed 4 ways to really "Go green" and to share the energy of Earth Day 2017 with more than a billion of people around the world!

Running in Alessandria

If you love jogging and you want to have a break far from the chaotic world where you live, let abandon tie and jacket and wear gym suit!
Alessandria and its countryside have more jogging paths and here you can run through pathways of Valeria Straneo, Olympic marathoner born in our city, who won the silver medal at Athletics Europe in Zurigo in 2014.

Rediscovering the Cittadella of Alessandria

This is the path of the Cittadella of Alessandria, walking through the fortress along unusual routes between darkness and light, between the decay and rebirth, outside the beaten tracks, looking for hidden details.

Little Easter and a Picnic in Alessandria

Naked feet on the fresh grass, no schedules neither orders to be respected, together with friends and family. Who is not imagine the Easter Monday like this?
So, everything seems perfect to begin organize your trip outside, that cannot be defined such without the famous of Little Easter.

Behind Riccardo's Cuisine: The Stuffed Onion Cooked in Salt

Riccardo Aiachini, starred Chef of La Fermata Restaurant opens his kitchen doors and let us know one of his  best recipe: The Stuffed Onion Cooked in Salt. 

How to survive a rainy day

Who said that the rain is always a problem? A tip to turn a disadvantage into a good opportunity to spend some time to themselves.

Discover the Monferrato

“Where time stops.”. It’s a way, our personal way to celebrate a lifestyle and the charm of a territory full of surprises and beauties to discover.

La Fermata Resort
Str. Bolla, 2, 15122 Spinetta Marengo AL
Tel: 0131 618506 - Fax: 0131 617049
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