The Ecomuseum was established in 2003 by the Piedmont Region and clusters the eight peaks boroughs that grew after the year 1000 on the back of the Rocche in a single open air museum. From Pocapaglia to Cisterna d'Asti we encounter a unique territory: towers and castles sheltered on the hill ridges and a great variety of natural environments.
Guided hiking tour, more than 100 km of trails to enjoy both on foot or by mountain bike, pic-nic in small rural buildings in the nature, visits to wineries and much more.
Discover the beautiful landscapes of a Unesco heritage area and its food and wine through the activities and excursions Eco: for individuals or groups, by appointment, you can organize walks or mountain bike, picnic, wine tasting or honey, cooking workshops, simulated truffle hunt and much more. Check availability and book one or more activities by filling out the form on the page or by contacting our office.
ON THE PATHS IN MOUNTAIN BIKE
The Rocche and their panoramas are still more engaging if discovered by mountain bike with the light winds caressing your face. The cycling escort will know how to adapt the itinerary according to your needs: either you are bike amateurs looking for glimpses, or you are experts looking for a charged-up [...]
SIMULATED SEARCH OF ALBA'S TRUFFLES
God's food and vice of the kings through the history, the truffle is from immemorial time shrouded in mystery: it grows spontaneously underground and can be identified only by the experience of the truffle searcher and his trained dog. There will be Lady, William and Stella to drive you, with their traces and [...]
WINE AND HONEY TASTING
Taste the territory with a visit in one of the winery that produce D.O.C.G Roero wines, or visit a beekeeping farm to understand the honey production process and tasting the different types of honey: acacia honey, chestnut honey, mixedflowers honey.
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BIO PIC-NIC ON THE PATH OR IN THE
Would you like to indulge your desire of walking without considering a packed lunch? On the thematic paths of the Ecomuseum it is possible to book the Bio picnic pack ahead of time that you will carry and consume in a pleasant stay along the path. It’s also possible to have a break in a ciabòt, a peculiar [...]
ACCOMPANIED EXPLORING TREKKING
The Ecomuseum is an open air museum among the Rocche, woods, vineyards, orchards and red soils. The best way to discover the most suggestive and panoramic corners is to be accompanied in a thematic trekking by a professional Naturalistic Guide, which will describe the landscape, the traditions and the local culture.
An expert chef will accompany you in the preparation of one of the typical courses of the Roero. The tajarin, handmade fresh pasta, the artisanal bread, the biscuits or the hazelnut cake, with the best raw materials of the territory. The courses, once prepared, will be tasted directly in the kitchen!
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COCKTAIL WITH THE WITCH
You will visit the "crotin" of Monteu Roero, small cellars dug in the soil that evoke witches tails, and you will taste DOCG wines of Roero with appetizers and local products. But be aware of the unexpected presences! The Fiorina witch, who actually existed in the seventeenth century, will suddently appear to [...]
ICE CREAM LABORATORY
Ice-cream preparation is a real art. An ice-cream master will teach the procedures for the preparation of the artisanal ice-cream with the flavours of creams or seasonal fruits. The laboratory is followed by a tasting experience of the freshly produced ice-cream!
MP3 AUDIO GUIDES OF THE PATHS
While you walk freely according to your own rhythms, a narrating voice will tell you what you see, including curiosities and stories in order to understand the peculiarities of Roero region. For an interactive excursion, that mixes hiking and entertainment, it’s possible to rent the mp3 audio guides of the [...]
Schedules and contacts
Piazzetta della Vecchia Segheria 2/b, Montà CN
+39 0173 97 61 81 - firstname.lastname@example.org
is open to the public as TOURIST OFFICE at the following times:
From Tuesday to Saturday: 9.30 a.m – 12.30 a.m
Wednesday and Thursday also from 2.30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday (from April to October): 10:00 to 12:00
Easter Sunday and Monday: 10:00 to 12:00
April 25 - May 1 - June 2: 10:00 to 12:00