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In the Langhe with S3 EVO
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The Langhe, located in lower Piedmont, is one of the most scenic and panoramic areas in Italy. It is mainly known for the production of famous wines such as Barolo, Barbaresco, Nebbiolo along with many others. Its rolling hills covered with neatly ordered vineyards, its imposing castles and ancient villages leave tourists lost for words.

A trip to the Langhe, whether for just a weekend or lasting several days, is always a great idea! You can visit the area in all seasons. Its landscapes, bathed in a variety of colours at different times, stimulates a wide range of emotions. We were delighted to visit the Langhe for a completely “environmentally-friendly” trip on our Askoll S3 EVO electric scooter. There are so many things to do and see in the Langhe, so follow our 5-day tour to discover all our suggestions
Stops not to be missed
The city of 100 towers
The first day of our trip naturally started with Alba, the capital of the Langhe, famous for its prized white truffles.
Alba is also called the "city of 100 towers" because of the many towers built over time as city defences. The three most important towers are visible from Piazza Risorgimento or Piazza Duomo, as the locals call it.
The beautiful Cathedral of San Lorenzo in Piazza Duomo should not be missed. Once inside, we are sure that, just like us, you will be captivated by the splendid ceiling covered in an intense blue and gold starry sky.
Diano d'Alba
Diano d'Alba is a small town in the Langhe offering one of the most impressive views of the area. On the other side of the village you will find the church of San Giovanni Battista and the remains of the medieval castle. The large terrace surrounding the church offers a 360° view of the surrounding hills and vineyards. The farmhouse where we stayed for the first four days of our trip can also be found in Diano d’Alba: Cascina Rabalot.
After a delicious breakfast at Cascina Rabalot, we set off to discover Langa del Barbaresco, the easternmost area of the Langhe and consisting of three villages: Neive, Barbaresco and Treiso.

Neive is a traditional medieval village perched on top of a hill, nominated as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Here we lost ourselves in its small alleyways, having a quick lunch before jumping on our scooter to reach Barbaresco. Close to Neive we saw a large emerald green seat, which was easy to reach and a good place to take photos.
Enoteca Regionale del Barbaresco
Barbaresco is a beautiful well-kept village, full of splendid flowers in vases, making it very colourful. A distinctive feature? It only has one street and the village is dominated by a 36-metre-high medieval tower, one of the highest in Piedmont. Today the tower is also equipped with a panoramic lift from which you can admire the wonderful view of the Langhe and Roero.

In Barbaresco you must visit the Enoteca Regionale del Barbaresco, located in the charming deconsecrated church of San Donato.
Rocche dei Sette Fratelli
Treiso is one of the least touristy villages in the Langhe, still retaining its rural charm. Treiso is a very small village, so it is easy to visit without needing too much time. This is a starting point for many trekking routes surrounded by nature. We decided to go to the Rocche dei Sette Fratelli, a deep opening in the ground which suddenly appears after miles and miles of vineyards. This white and unexpected crevice has been formed over thousands of years by continuous water erosion.
The Michelin-starred restaurant
We dedicated the third day of our trip to a single and unmissable stop in the Langhe: Grinzane Cavour. In ancient times, this charming village was only called Grinzane, but since 1916 it has taken its name from Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, who was the mayor of this village for 17 years and was also the first to experiment and start producing the prized Barolo wine.

Our day began with a visit to the beautiful Grinzane Castle which stands, majestic and imposing, on a hill from which you can admire a unique view of the Nebbiolo vineyards.

Inside the castle there are many rooms furnished as they were in the past and the Enoteca Regionale Piemontese and the seat of the Order of the Knights of the Truffle and Wines of Alba can be found. The World Auction of the White Truffle of Alba also takes place in its rooms.

In the enchanting location of Grinzane Cavour Castle, in a traditional inner courtyard, there is also the Michelin-starred restaurant "Al Castello", which chef Marc Lanteri enthusiastically manages with his wife Amy.
WiMu, Wine Museum
Barolo is a small village surrounded by an infinite number of vineyards and dominated by the Marchesi Falletti Castle which today houses WiMu, the wine museum. This village gives its name to the whole surrounding area, the "Langa del Barolo" and its fine wine: "the king of wines and the wine of kings."

In Barolo you must take a tour of the cellars or wine shops to taste, guess what, just a good glass of Barolo. Like on every occasion we happen to pass through here, we also stopped this time to have an aperitif at our favourite wine shop located right in the centre of the village: La Vite Turchese.

After a nice walk through the small streets of Barolo, we climbed back onto our Askoll to go to the Volta Castle, situated a few kilometres from the centre of Barolo and famous among the locals for a dark legend.

In the late afternoon, we moved to the relais where we would be spending the last two days of our trip: La Rosa Gialla.
La Morra
Brunate Chapel
La Morra is a real jewel of the Langhe! Surrounded by its rolling hills of vineyards, rich in black grapes from which Barolo wine is produced, it immediately conquers the heart of anyone visiting it for the first time.

After a tour in the historical centre, we reached Piazza Castello and continued to the Belvedere from where we admired one of the most beautiful panoramas in the whole of the Langhe.

Then we got back onto our scooter to go to the Brunate Chapel, along a charming side road. After being restored and painted by artists David Tremlett and Sol Lewitt, this Chapel is one of the most photographed attractions in all the Langhe.

After taking a few photos and flying our drone, we headed towards Osteria Arborina to try the "Merenda Sinoira", an afternoon snack which is an enjoyable tradition consumed by farmers after a long day of work in the vineyards.