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Alessandria is a city in Piedmont with a population of approx. 97,000.

Get in

Alessandria is a major hub for train travel. There are frequent trains from/to Genoa, Milano and Turin [3]]. Autozug is a service of DeutscheBahn that connects Germany straight to Alessandria. Autoslaap also connects the Netherlands with Alessandria

Get around




Corso Roma. This is the main shopping street, with all the boutiques and hight street chain stores, from Zara, to Tezenis, Carpisa, Swatch, etc. The Borsalino store till sells the famous hat as Borsalino originally comes from Alessandria. There is still a factory just outside town in Spinetta Marengo. This street has been recently repaved and gets packed especially on Saturdays between 6 pm and 8 pm.


Rabatons à la lisandreina (A kind of gnocchis with spinachs and cheese); Pollo alla marengo; Amaretti (small cookies with almonds); Baci di dama (small cookies with chocolate and chestnuts);

  • Cercenà, Piazzetta della Lega Lombarda 12 (From Piazza Garibaldi near the station take Corso Roma that ends in Piazzetta della Lega), 0131251643. Ice cream shop. Cercenà has a long tradition of making ice cream and this is absolutely one of the best home made ice creams in town, although competion is fierce. Try also the sorbetto or the granita.



  • Castello di Oviglio (Castello di Oviglio), Via XXIV Maggio, 1 · 15026 Oviglio (AL), (), [1]. Oviglio Castle is an impressive and luxurious, historic residence, situated between two of the most fascinating areas of Piedmont: Monferrato and Langhe, or rather halfway between the provinces of Asti and Alessandria
  • Palazzo Paleologi, Via Bobba 1 - 15040 Lu, +39 013 1741507 (, fax: +39 013 1741507), [2]. In the rooms of Palazzo Paleologi, you'll find a quiet and relaxing atmosphere, the ideal place for a relaxing vaction and to experience the real Italy.
  • Ca Bianca Relais Melazzo – Basso Erro, 27, 15010 Melazzo (AL), Italy [4]. Telephone +39 014 441669 • A cosy bed and breakfast hosted in an historic farmhouse of the 19th century owned by the Della Rovere family, located in the province of Alessandria and only 7 km away from Acqui Terme, with four suites and one double bedrooms with private bath. Also available a restaurant service, a wine bar and a common kitchen. Double 80 Euros.


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