"Bricco Ottavio" is located in "Monferrat" (www.monferratoastigiano.it), on the doorstep of the Alps, with beautiful hills and picturesque valleys.
The region is rich in history, art and religion. It also offers excellent local produce such as wine, honey, meats, cheeses and white truffle.
The Basilica of Don Bosco, dedicated to St. John Bosco, founder of the Salesian Order, is visible from the farm (www.colledonbosco.it).
If you are interested in architecture, follow the road of Romanesque churches, real architectural treasures hidden amongst the fields and vineyards. Do not miss the Abbey Vezzolano, a masterpiece of Romanesque art in Piedmont (www.piemonte.beniculturali.it).
The city of Asti (www.astiturismo.it) is known for its wines and cuisine. Stroll through the old town to discover its medieval character. The "Palio" (www.palio.asti.it) and Douja d’Or (www.doujador.it) are the most important events in the town.
The capital of "Langhe", Alba , is famous worldwide for its white truffles which are celebrated each year at a festival running throughout the months of October and November (www.fieradeltartufo.org).
If you like good wine, follow the "wine routes" that meander through the vineyards around "Bricco Ottavio"… . (www.stradadelvino-monferratoastigiano.it).
The "Langhe" and "Roero", famous again for wine and culinary excellence, offer a range of activities. The Langhe hills and Roero rocks are typical of the area’s unique landscape (www.roeroturismo.it - www.turismoinlanga.it).