Art, architecture, events, gastronomy and typical products, DOCG wines and the famous sparkling wine.
If you are looking for a destination that perfectly combines all these features, the answer is Asti.
A city with an extraordinary winemaking tradition, famous for its September Palio, and romantic Christmas markets.
A perfect destination for autumn, as revealed by Forbes, thanks to a dense calendar of events of international appeal.
A holiday in Asti is the ideal opportunity to discover a fantastic city, and an entire region, full of charm and traditions.
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HOW TO GET TO ASTI
Located about 80 km from Turin, the Italian city can be easily reached by train and car.
For long-distance distances, it is preferable to use the plane, landing in the international airports of Turin Caselle, Genoa, Milan Linate or Malpensa, distant, respectively, 80, 110, 140 and about 150 km.
To reach Asti by train, you need to reach the railway stations of Turin, Genoa, or Milan by public transport.
For those unwilling to use the car, the Torino Caselle solution is preferable, being less distant it is better connected by public transport.
The train station is in the center, a short distance from the central Piazza del Campo.
For those wishing to arrive in the city by public transport, the train is the ideal solution. Thanks to the excellent location, you can easily walk around the center.
From Turin, numerous daily connections with regional trains are guaranteed, with a journey time of about an hour.
From Milan, there are no direct connections with Asti.
Practical and convenient solution. In fact, the city is crossed by the A21, also known as the “Autostrada dei Vini”. Entirely with two lanes, the motorway connects Turin to Brescia.
Turin is about 50km away while Milan is over 130km away.
Further south, Florence is about 400km and the capital 630.
Beyond the border, Geneva is about 320 km away.
From the French Riviera, in France, you need to get near Genoa, crossing the E80, with a journey time of at least 3 hours.