Cascina Gilli is located on the outskirts of Castelnuovo Don Bosco on the “strada del vino” of the Monferrato Astigiano area (of the province of Asti), also known as the “Terra dei Santi” (land of the saints).

In addition to the places where Don Bosco lived and worked,  and at a distance of a few kilometres from Cascina Gilli, you can visit places of historical significance and of natural splendour; jewels of Romaneque architecture, fields of lavender and paths to trek through vineyards, past castles and through medieval villages, amoung the most beautiful in Northern Italy.

Cascina Gilli welcomes winelovers and curious travellers all year round for wine tastings; guests will be introduced to the history of the various grapes, to the intense activity of research and production of the indigenous varieties of grapes.

Let yourself go, be seated pleasantly in the courtyard or overlooking the vineyards and let yourself be fascinated by taste of the various wines of Cascina Gilli.

The Monferrato

You can still experience the old-fashioned charm and the authenticity of this part of the Piedmont. Visitors from all over have been fascinated by the simplicity of life in these parts; similarly those in search of a unique experience, or thoses charmed by the land itself or by the small realities of life of former times. All this represents “our Monferrato”.

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Where to sleep

Rocca di Arignano

Via Gino Lisa 16, 10020 Arignano (TO)

8,5 Km
011 403 1511

Theresa sulla Collina B&B

Via Recinto 25, fraz. Marmorito
14020 Passerano Marmorito (AT)

11,5 Km
347 053 3419

Punto di Vista B&B

Str. Turriglie, 33, 10023 Chieri TO

16,5 Km

Cascine Le Roasine B&B

SP32a, 62, 14024 Località San Giorgio AT


Il Villino Rosa

Via Vittorio Veneto, 8 14010 San Paolo Solbrito (AT)


Agriturismo Parco del Grep

Via Giacomo Matteotti 27, Monteu da Po


Sotto La Luna Bruna B&B

Str.Cocconito Vignaretto 18, Cocconato (AT)


Villa Monferrato

Frazione Primeglio, 14020 Passerano Marmorito (AT)


Where to eat

Osteria Mangé Bin

Via Mosso, 6, 14024 Moncucco torinese AT

338 221 5234

Ristorante Il Gelsomino

Via Regina Margherita, 11, 14022 Albugnano (AT)


Agriturismo I Rosmarini

Strada Galavertin, 3, 14022 Castelnuovo Don Bosco (AT)


Ristorante Albergo Ciocca

Piazza Dante 10, 14022 Castelnuovo Don Bosco (AT)


Ristorante Conrado

Via Roma 12, 14020 Berzano di San Pietro (AT)



Abbazia di Vezzolano & Chiesa Romanica in Santa Maria di Cornareto.

I borghi Medievali
Albugnano, with its beautiful vista point, the highest spot in Monferrato.
Cocconato, Riviera del Monferrato. Nominated as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy;

Castelnuovo Don Bosco, a land of Wines and Saints, featuring the famous Colle Don Bosco

Nature Hikes such as “Cammino del Romanico” among country churches and vineyards.
Length: 11,6 km – Time: 3h 15 – Difficulty: easy.
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Museo del tessile, Chieri
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A collection that carries on the textile culture and techniques.

Lavender Field, Castelnuovo Don Bosco (usually blooming in June)
Strada della Gelosia 14, 14022, Castelnuovo Don Bosco AT
Lavanda Cascina Gelosia, Strada della Gelosia 14, 14022, Castelnuovo Don Bosco AT
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Big Bench nr.61 among the Malvasia Vineyards
SP78, 14020 Passerano Marmorito AT
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Horseback riding Equiturismo Monferrato
Via Roma 1, Passerano Marmorito AT
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Flights over the Monferrato Aeroclub Castelnuovo Don Bosco
SP 16 Castelnuovo Don Bosco AT
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“Foodies Tour” and “Wine Trekking”
Piermaria Rubatto – Tourist Guide – phone +39 3471538494

E-bike excursions Via San Giuseppe Cafasso 41, 14022 Castelnuovo Don Bosco (AT)
tel 011 992 70 28
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