La Marchesa: a charming and relaxing holiday on a farmhouse, one hour from Milan and Turin to discover the Gavi in the heart of Monferrato

Who said that spending the 15th of August in Milan and Turin is boring? The discovery of the Marchesa’s farmhouse will allow you to spend a day of relaxation and well-being at one hour from Milan and Turin or even a long weekend from Thursday to Sunday in the Gavi area located in the part of Monferrato that is enjoying the sea breezes.

What to do in August at the farmhouse with swimming pool in Monferrato?

ortensie marchesa.jpg is not possible to get bored so many are the possibilities to spend not only the day of August 15 but also the long weekend that the calendar of 2019 offers from Thursday to Sunday. You can choose from the various proposals that we have suggested in this article or enjoy absolute relaxation by reading a book by the pool and sipping a good glass of Gavi.

For lovers of cultural tourism, the Marchesa offers many possibilities with special destinations in the immediate neighborhood.

Cultural holiday in a farmhouse

You will be spoilt for choice between the spectacular Monastery of Santa Croce in Bosco Marengo (where you can admire the beautiful paintings by Vasari), the Oratory of La Maddalena in Novi Ligure where you should go at mass because you will find an atmosphere of old times, the Pinacoteca di Voltaggio, a small delightful museum dedicated to Genoese painting of 1600 where you can also taste the famous amaretti biscuits.

August 15 with a trip to the sea from Marchesa

From the farmhouse of the Marchesa you can go to the sea in less than an hour either in the beaches of Sori, Recco or Camogli or also to Portofino, San Fruttuoso, even Cinque Terre, where you have to go in the day because finding a place to sleep in August is impossible.

Here you’ll find addictional destinations for the visit during your stay in the farmhouse.

Mid-August by the pool at the Marchesa


If you just want peace, charm and relaxation, the swimming pool of the farmhouse of the Marchesa in Gavi is perfect, absolute peace and silence in the middle of the vineyards while sipping a good glass of Gavi or, why not, our Monferrato Rosso which is also perfect by the pool.

A shopping holiday at Serravalle Outlet?

Serravalle Outlet, the largest luxury outlet in Italy is only 4 km from the Marchesa, you can visit it on August 15 from 10 to 20, and in the other days of your stay, do not be tempted too much!

Mid-August at the restaurant of the Marchesa farmhouse with Piedmontese cuisine

At the Marchesa farmholiday you will find the real traditional Piedmontese cuisine in August, also because 85% of what we serve comes from the Marchesa or from other agricolture estates of Piemonte. You will find vegetables from our garden, pasta made with our wheat, fruit and jams from our orchard and, of course, the wines of the Marchesa with low sulfites, with the natural scent of native grapes as we never use wood.

The menu of 15 August:


Vegetable crudités with herbal yogurt sauce

Melon beat with fig jam on a bed of raw ham

Grilled Tomino with grilled aubergines

Ricotta and zucchini tart

First courses

Risotto with peaches with goat’s cream

Ravioli with ricotta with lemon sauce

Second courses

Roast beef with salad mixes from our garden

Side Dishes

Watermelon paired with our rosé sparkling wine

water and coffee

30 EUR



The wines, all of our production, are excluded:

– Gavi and Monferrato Rosso white lineeuro 10,00/bott.

– Gavi, Monferrato Rosso, Albarossa and Spumante Brut gold lineeuro 12,00/bott.

Mid-August in a charming hotel in Piedmont

From the proposals that we have made you have certainly understood that the Marchesa is both a farmhouse and a charming hotel in Monferrato, one of the most beautiful areas of Piedmont.

Wines are not included:

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