May 29, 2022

Festa della Barbera in the courtyard in Castagnole delle Lanze

For 42 years the Festa della Barbera has been a reference point for Piedmontese food and wine.  The Barbera festival is accompanied by a very special path called ” from courtyard to courtyard “. Thanks to the various local associations, volunteers, wine producers, the private courtyards and squares of the historic center are transformed, open to visitors and enliven the party with tastings and music .
The best time to get to know Castagnole delle Lanze from 2021, the village that in 2021 deserved the Orange Flag of the Touring Club

Nizza è Barbera

Barbera festival

The 42nd Barbera festival renews every year the appointment of the Castagnolesi with the history, agricultural economy and traditions of the territory on the border between Langhe and Monferrato .
An important occasion to celebrate the values of a territory with its traditions and with its hard-working inhabitants who pass on the love for the land from one generation to the next and who proudly make their products known. This event represents the time to celebrate, celebrate, taste and enhance the quality of the wine that most of all characterizes the territory full of charm and harmony.

Food and wine experience

An incredibly diverse territory, from which some extraordinary typical products come from, including the white truffle of Alba and the prized “fassone”, just to give an example. These extraordinary lands are reflected, in addition to the wines, on the local gastronomic offer, equally rich and heterogeneous: from meats, also eaten raw, from hand-made pasta to the infinite cheeses, tome and robiole, from vegetables to slow-cooked braised meats, to arrive to sweets. Their flavor accompanied by fine wines will crown the taste of your experience.

Mangiare bene a Canelli

Castagnole delle Lanze

Castagnole delle Lanze rises between the Langhe and Monferrato . The small village located on a hill has acquired the Touring Club Orange Flag which rewards the excellent small villages of the hinterland. A suggestive walk through the narrow streets of the medieval old town will make you discover its palaces, squares and churches with a thousand-year history. At the top of the village, the Park with its gardens and the Tower from which you will enjoy an enchanting 360 ° view of the Langa and Monferrato landscape, with its vineyards, which look like paintings. The Wine Landscapes of the Langhe-Roero-Monferrato have been awarded the title of 50th UNESCO World Heritage Site . Here with the sweat and passion of farmers, Barbera is produced, a red wine with an intense ruby color .

Castagnole delle Lanze Tour

Outward journey

09.00 Departure from Torino Porta Nuova
09.10 Departure from Torino Lingotto
10.45 Arrival in Castagnole delle Lanze

Return trip

17.25 Departure from Castagnole delle Lanze
18.48 Arrival in Turin Lingotto
19.00 Arrival in Turin

Nizza è Barbera

Barbera festival

from Countyard to Countyard

Castagnole delle Lanze
  • Train ticket
  • Reception with welcome aperitif
  • Shuttle from the station to the historic center
  • Narration of the territory with landscape storymovers®
  • Guided walking tour of Castagnole delle Lanze
  • Ticket for the visit to the Torre del Conte Ballada di Saint Robert
  • Upon arrival at the station, Barberinis are delivered (for a commercial value of € 30) with which you can take advantage of the food and wine offers of the area present in the courtyards

€ 140

Treno Storico Castagnole delle Lanze

Turin - Castagnole delle Lanze

Train ticket

    • Ticket from Turin
      to Castagnole delle Lanze and back

    • Full ticket with diesel locomotive 60 euros

    • Reduced (from 4 to 12 years) with Diesel locomotive 40 euros

€ 60