The Magic of Piedmont

Set the lush rolling hills of Monferrato, Piedmont, Relais Sant'Uffizio is enclosed by quaint villages, traditional vineyards and numerous places of interest.

Relais Sant'Uffizio

Strada del Sant'Uffizio 1, 14030 Cioccaro di Penango, Asti, Italy

Directions to Relais Sant’Uffizio

From A21 – Torino - Brescia
Exit Asti Est, and follow in the direction of Casale Monferrato-Moncalvo. Proceed for roughly 20 km before taking a right turn to Cioccaro, following the signs labeled Locanda Sant’Uffizio.

From the A26 - Gravellona Toce - Genova
Exit Casale Monferrato Sud, in the direction of Asti Moncalvo. Upon arrival in Moncalvo, do not turn into the town center. Instead, proceed in the direction of Asti. After about 2 km, take a left turn to Cioccaro, and follow the signs marked Locanda Sant’Uffizio.

Nearby Cities and Airports

  • Asti - 21 Km (25 minutes)
  • Casale Monferrato - 35 Km (30 minutes)
  • Alba - 50 Km (40 minutes)
  • Alessandria - 54 Km (45 minutes)
  • Torino - 80 Km (1h10m)
  • Milano - 140 Km (1h40m)


Sant’Uffizio Piedmont

Relais Sant'Uffizio is an ancient monastery with a rich history, situated in the rolling green hills of Monferrato, in Piedmont. Surrounded by quaint, picturesque villages, the region is renowned for its delicious local cuisine, respected vineyards and sought-after white truffles.

Cultural Sites

Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio

Popular destinations include the magnificent Cattedrale di Sant'Evasio, which showcases some of the regions’ eye-catching architecture. In Turin, the Santuario Basilica La Consolata cathedral is widely regarded as one of Piedmont’s most beautiful buildings.

A number of other churches and museums litter the region, just waiting to be discovered.

Discover Italy

Through Turin and Alba

Ideally located for Turin, a beautiful and cultural city of architecture and history, you'll find lots to do while you're visiting Italy. Nearby Alba boasts beautiful scenery, regular wine fairs and a good look at contemporary Italy. Both destinations are close to the hotel and perfect for days out.

Cultural Sites

Palazzo Borromeo a Isolabella-Stressa

The beautiful gardens of Palazzo Borromeo a Isolabella-Stressa are another popular attraction, and one can spend hours wandering in the luscious terraced gardens.

Turin also boasts a number of landmarks and attractions such as Piazza San Carlo and the impressive Museum of the Automobile (Museo dell’Automobile)


Local Area Specialities

Shoppers are catered for in the local area, and Casale Monferrato in particular boasts an impressive array of shopping destinations, including a market that is held on the second Sunday of each month.

Turin also offers a number of popular shops, such as Dolce & Gabbana and Hermes.


Festivals and events

Piedmont hosts a number of food festivals, such as the Fiera Nazionale del Tartufo Bianco, which celebrates the prized white truffle. The region also hosts Vinum, a wine fair in late April in Alba, as well as a hazelnut festival in August.

Casale Monferrato also plays host to numerous festivals and events, including Saint Joseph’s industry Fair that is held in mid-March and Folkermesse - the world folk music and dance festival.

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sacro Monte di Crea Natural Park

Around Relais Sant’Uffizio, guests can visit Sacro Monte di Crea natural park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is mere minutes away. The surrounding landscape is also littered with vineyards, historic buildings and villages, such as Moncalvo. The best way to explore locally is with a bike, and the hotel would be delighted to lend you one, if required.

After a day of exploring, you can relax and unwind in the Relais Sant’Uffizio swimming pool and spa, before enjoying a game of tennis on our tennis court.


Awe-inspiring Golf Courses

The area boasts a number of awe-inspiring golf courses, which attract golfers from across the world. The Margara golf course is just 23km away, featuring 27 holes. Other local golf courses include the Alpi Del Mare golf club, Acqui Terme Golf Club and Golf Club Feudo d’Asti; which features 18 holes.

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