We are happy to announce that A Walk in Nizza now features a frequently updated calendar of all local events. The calendar will help visitors find interesting activities, cultural events, fairs, shows and food & drink feasts the whole year … Continue reading →
A game played in all the Mediterranean area since 7000 BC. is one of the classic pastimes in Piedmont, where the rules variants are the same as the ones used in Provence for “boules”. The local variant is sometimes called … Continue reading →
The San Carlo Fair is the major “off season” event in Nizza Monferrato – and in recent years, cultural or historical events have been proposed side-by-side with the traditional animals and tools market and vicarious celebrations. This year in particular, … Continue reading →
We spent a beautiful Sunday exploring the mysteries of the Templar knights in Southern Piedmont, thanks to a very nice tour offered by Alto Monferrato Gusto & Tour – a purveyor of fine typical local foods that also designs and … Continue reading →
Mgftourism is an association that is trying to promote responsible, eco-friendly tourism in the Monferrato wine country of Italy (where I live), by organizing soft trekking and photo tours. And they need help! They are participating in a campaign called … Continue reading →
We have been quiet for a while, and today we restart our transmissions with a special guest post. I’m an old-fashioned traveller. I usually pack a good tour guide, a notebook and a novel set in the place I’m visiting. … Continue reading →
Incisa Scapaccino is a small village about five kms out of Nizza Monferrato, in the Belbo Valley, Piedmont, Northern Italy. A small industrial and agricultural center, Incisa hides one of the most fascinating and cozy Medieval centers in the area: Borgo Villa, the town’s historical center, is an undiscovered gem.
This morning, despite the overcast day, we took a stroll around the walls of Borgo Villa.
Here are some of the shots we took.
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