At Villa del Borgo, your experience goes beyond our suites. Immerse yourself in a multitude of activities designed to immerse you in the rich cultural heritage of Canelli and Piedmont. From hiring electric bikes for scenic rides, to truffle hunting in the countryside, to fresh pasta making workshops, each activity promises a unique slice of Italian charm. Complementing these adventures are our impeccable services, ensuring that every moment of your stay is perfect and tailored to your desires. Whether you are looking for relaxation, exploration or a mix of both, Villa del Borgo is your passport to Italian charm and excellence. If you are interested in any of the following activities, please contact us to find out more.
The white truffle is a variety of truffle typical of the lower Piedmont region, harvested in the autumn period, and searched for with the help of trained dogs, the ‘Taboj’. It differs from the black truffle not only in colour, but also in delicious taste and more intense smell and flavour. Villa del Borgo offers you the opportunity, in season, to witness first-hand the search for this delicacy, guaranteeing you a unique experience of true contact with our territory!
Prepare to be captivated by what many consider to be the world’s most enchanting hills. A Vespa ride is arguably the most iconic way to acquaint yourself with this mesmerizing landscape. Let the gentle curves of the roads lead you through vineyards, historic hamlets, and breathtaking viewpoints. Dive deep into the charm of Langhe on two wheels; ask us for more details and set the wheels of adventure in motion.
At Villa del Borgo, immerse yourself in the scenic wonders of Canelli like never before. We’re thrilled to offer our guests bikes or electric bikes for rent, providing a perfect balance of comfort and adventure. As you pedal through the gentle, rolling hills and breathe in the fresh Piedmont air, the picturesque landscape unfurls in front of you. Our team can assist with all necessary information, simply enquire about our electric bike rentals upon your arrival.
If you are curious about typical traditional Piedmontese cuisine and want to learn more about the meticulous preparation behind it fresh pasta-making experiences could be for you where, with the help of experienced chefs, you can prepare typical Tajarin and enjoy them later accompanied by local wines. Are you ready to get your hands in the dough? Book your fresh pasta workshop!
Enter a world beneath the streets of Canelli and discover its mesmerising Underground Cathedrals. These vast underground cellars, recognised by UNESCO for their cultural significance, are a testament to Canelli’s rich wine heritage. Built by hand over the centuries, these unique underground spaces house the fine wines for ageing or fermentation of the famous Italian Spumante, born in Canelli in 1865. Visit these architectural marvels to witness the perfect blend of innovation, tradition, art and history, showing the true essence of Canelli’s wine heritage.
This is a guided tour, the first and only one of its kind in the world, inside the family business in Valenza, an internationally recognised town for high-end jewellery. During the exclusive experience, it is possible to learn about the production phases, through installations and videos, visit a small Goldsmith Museum, an art room with the family paintings, where it is clear that a jewel is art, and a surprise room, for a plunge into childhood. At the end of the tour it will be possible to buy jewellery at factory price. Relais offer: 30% discount when booking at the Relais.
The thoughtful renovations at Villa del Borgo honour the compelling features of the ancient dwelling, striking a beautiful balance with contemporary decor and design. Beneath the historic ceiling coffers and alongside stone walls, under the renewed wood floors and within the large barrel vaults, you’ll discover an urban chic style that brings a modern edge to our bedrooms.
We’ve meticulously curated a warm palette, and the painted floors lend a distinctive charm, effortlessly blending with modern conveniences. Every room is a haven of comfort, complete with amenities such as a TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, air conditioning, minibar, safe, and tea and coffee facilities, ensuring your stay is both relaxing and rewarding.