ALBA – what to do?



CerettoA historical family owned winery. Located 10 min from the center of Alba. Biggest focus lays on their prestigious reds like Barolo and Barbaresco but they also produce white and sweet wines. The famous tasting facility is worth seeing, art and architecture is one of the Ceretto family’s passions. 

Ceretto Azienda vitivinicola

Localita San Cassiano

12051 Alba (cn)

+39 0173 285942

Closed month of January. 



Tenuta Carretta – Historical winery in Piobesi d’alba, The entire estate is surrounded by vineyards. 

Tentua Carretta

Localita Carretta 2,

12040 Piobesi d’Alba

+39 0173 619119



Coppo -The history of Coppo dates back three centuries. It is one of the oldest Italian wineries. The old historical cellar is worth seeing. The company has 27 hectares of vineyards and its main core is located in Monferrato.

Coppo S.R.L.

Via Alba 68, 14053 Canelli (AT)

+39 0141 823146



La Piola – With an attractive veranda overlooking the main square, this informal restaurant serves regional specialities that are chalked up on two large blackboards. Themed evenings celebrate local dishes such as bollito and Piedmontese-style fritto misto.

La Piola

Piazza Risorgimento 4,

12051 Alba (cn)

+39 0173.442800

Closed Sundays


 Locanda del Pilone * – Situated on a strip of land surrounded by some of the most prestigious vineyards in the Langhe, this restaurant offers fine views of the picturesque hills all around. However, the real highlight here is the cuisine, created by a young chef who is already considered one of the best in the region. This is thanks to his surprising and original dishes that are also balanced and full of flavour. The elegant guestrooms are Piedmontese in style. 

Locanda del Pilone

Strada Della Cicchetta, 34,

12051 Località Madonna di Como, Alba (CN)

+39 0173 366616

Closed Tuesday and Wednesday


Piazza Duomo ***- Your meal makes an impressive start with a series of creative finger-food options, while the herbs, flowers, vegetables and fruit (often from the restaurant’s own biodynamic garden) play a starring role in the main dishes, adding to their flavor and presentation. In this gourmet atelier, chef Enrico Crippa celebrates the Langhe region to the full, while using aesthetics and meticulous techniques that are Japanese inspired.

 Piazza Duomo***

Piazza Risorgimento 4,

Corner Vicolo dell’Arco

12051 Alba (CN)

+39 0173 366167

Closed Sunday and Monday.



Osteria dell’ArcoRustic informal establishment right in the town center facing an internal courtyard; originally a wine bar, now it offers a regional cuisine, with imaginative variations.

Osteria dell’Arco

Piazza Savona, 5
0173 363974

Closed Sunday and Monday.



Lalibera – The premises are pleasantly located in the town center and propose a choice of menus developed exclusively from traditional Piedmontese recipes. The management is all one could wish in terms of experience, courtesy and friendliness.

 La Libera

Via Elvio Pertinace 24,

12051 Alba (CN)

+39 0173 293 155

Closed Sundays



Bistrot Duomo The menu focuses on regional cuisine, great pizza, with the addition of a few fish dishes. The wine list is well made. This place suits couples and families.

Bistrot Duomo

Piazza Rossetti 3,

12051 Alba (CN)

+39 342 364 0322


EnoClub – Dining options include traditional fare as well as a daily seafood dish – sometimes two. And, they have a heavenly burger topped with foie gras.


Piazza Savona, 4,

12051 Alba (CN)

+39 0173 33994


Gusto Madre a modern gourmet Pizzeria. The idea is to have the taste of your mother’s food presented in an innovative way. Here you can choose from a la carte or a tasting menu. Friendly staff and excellent pizza.

 Gusto Madre

Via Armando Diaz 2,

12051 Alba (CN)

+39 0173 290915

Closed Tuesday


Wine bars:



Voglia di Vino a cool wine bar in the center of Alba. Offering tasting flights and an extensive wine by the glass list. You can also try older vintages as well as producers like Gaja with their Coravin system. Wines are always served with a complimentary small plate of food.

 Voglia di Vino

Via Elvio Pertinace 7A,

12051 Alba (CN)

+39 0173 363404

Wine shops:



Enoteca Fracchia e Berchialla – one of the best wine shops in the area. Wines and spirits from all over Italy. Current vintages to older vintages. They also help with shipping.

 Enoteca Fracchia e Berchialla

Via Vernazza 9,
12051 Alba (CN)

+39 0173 440508
+39 0173 449924

Closed Sunday and Monday



Enoteca Confetteria Carosso a small boutique where you can find the regions specialties. Sweets, pasta, hazelnuts, wine and great selection of Grappa. 

Enoteca Confetteria Carosso

Vittori Emanuele 23,

12051 Alba (CN)

+39 0173440600

Closed Sunday afternoon and Monday morning




Tartuflanghe organizes simulated truffle hunts, truffle tastings and sells truffle products.

Tartuflanghe Srl

Località Catena Rossa, 7

12040 Piobesi d’Alba (CN)

+39 0173 361414

+39 0173 36262

Closed Sunday


Langaroundorganizes real truffle hunts in the forests of Barolo and Monferrato.

 Langaround Tour-Operator

+39 3925959493



Tartufi PonzioHere you can purchase truffle products, fresh pasta, cheese and local delicacies.

Tartufi Ponzio

+39 0173.440456

Closed Sunday and Monday





Maison Arabe Hammam – located in the historical center of Alba. Offers different treatments.

Maison Arabe Hammam

Via Bertero, 1A, 12051 Alba CN

0173 364163

Closed Sunday and Monday



 Sari club– Located just a few minutes from the central part of Alba. Offers different treatments.

 Sari Club centro benessere

Corso Piave 55
12051 ALBA (CN) – Italy

0173 283758 / 340 2370261



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