elcome ! It gives me great pleasure to present my country home. Dating back to the early 1900’s, it is officially recognized as a historic residence, and has been meticulously refurbished in recent years.
Set amidst a 10,000 m² estate of vineyards and fruit orchards, it is located on a hillside just 1½ kms outside Alba.
he farm produces Nebbiolo d’Alba, a fine doc-status wine which can be tasted free-of-charge, as well as a large variety of fruits trees (cherries, apples, pears, apricots, plums, persimmons, figs, mulberries, peaches, raspberries, blackberries, grapes, currants and pomegranates), some of which are used to make delicious jams.
stroll along the path leading through the vineyards to enjoy the picturesque view of the sunset from on high is warmly recommended before the sun disappears behind the rooftops and bell-towers.
Every morning a plentiful breakfast offering a wide choice is served outdoors in the large garden, on the terrace or in the bright lemon-house.
will recommend the best restaurants in the Langhe and Roero, and visits can be arranged during your stay to the countless castles in the area, as well as to wine cellars – famous estates or family-run concerns just waiting to be discovered.
Alba is a lively town, standing at the feet of the celebrated “Langhe” hills. It is famous for its mediaeval towers, “Via Maestra” (the main street, animated by plenty of shops and a busy Saturday morning market), and cultural and food & wine events. It is also the starting point for many interesting outings, on foot or by bicycle, motorbike or car.
o our dear guests:
with deep regret we sadly announce the demise of the esteemed and beloved owner, and founder, of Villa la Favorita, Mrs. Roberta Girasole.
Alba, May 23rd 2016