The over 30,000 square meter Relais Le Serre property is located on the verdant hill of Moncalieri, not far from Turin, shaded by century-old trees, squirrels and organic farms.
The Country Relais Le Serre – vacation and business apartments in Moncalieri – enjoys a magnificent view of the Alps where the Po river springs from Monviso. Enchanting settings that beautifully match the poetic colors of the surrounding countryside.
How to reach us
From Milan – Turin > South expressway/Genoa/Savona – Moncalieri exit (after ramp for Savona) – follow direction Turin Center/Corso Unità d’Italia – Moncalieri – corso Savona exit – continue towards Moncalieri on Strada Vivero for 500 m– turn left on Strada Genova – turn right on Via Massimo Montano – turn left on Strada Revigliasco and, after 300 m, turn right – Strada Privata Superiore – destination.
From Genoa-Piacenza-Brescia > Direction Turin Center / Corso Unità d’Italia – Moncalieri exit – traffic light – continue towards Moncalieri on Strada Vivero for 500 m– continue as indicated in the previous paragraph (Milan – Turin).
From Downtown Turin > Piazza Vittorio, Gran Madre, Corso Moncalieri – southbound (keeping the Po river on your right= – continue straight for 6 km – pass the Moncalieri cemetery – at the light continue on Viale del Castello – take the second exit off the roundabout – coast the castle walls and veer right down Via Petrarca – take the second exit off the roundabout towards Revigliasco – after 300 m turn left, turn onto Strada Privata Superiore – destination.
Porta Nuova – Turin train station > Taxi or transfer service (at a fee) upon reservation. Distance: 10 km.
Lingotto – Turin train station > Taxi or transfer service (at a fee) upon reservation. Distance: 6 km.
Moncalieri – Moncalieri train station > Taxi or transfer service (at a fee) upon reservation. Distance: 2 km.
Turin “Sandro Pertini” airport > Taxi or rental car (available with driver) > Directions: North expressway to the South expressway – continue as indicated in the previous paragraph (Milan – Turin).
10 minutes away from downtown Turin
Moncalieri is 10 minutes away from downtown Turin, one of the most important historical Italian cities, first capital of Italy under the Savoia family rein and capital of the Piedmont Region, an area rich in cultural, artistic, culinary and economic ferment. The Mole Antonelliana, the Film Museum, the Venaria Palace, the large squares and meandering Po river make Turin a unique, regal and irresistibly charming city, youthful and blessed by an extraordinary culinary tradition that culminates at the Salone del Gusto.
The Relais Le Serre is within easy reach of Turin’s most exciting sites, the palazzos that narrate its noble history and numerous expo centers dedicated to shows and installations by artists from all over the world. Business travelers will be happy to know that the Le Serre Suites & Apartments are only a 10 minute drive away from the Lingotto, former FIAT factory, now the astonishing expo and business center, a modern and multi-purpose center with convention centers, auditorium and art gallery.
Things not to miss
Torino is one of the undisputed capitals of Italian culture. From the spectacular Museum of Cinema built inside the Mole Antonelliana, to the Egyptian Museum – the most important after the Egyptian Museum in Cairo – the city offers countless interesting things to see. Don’t miss the exhibitions at the Gallery of Modern Art (GAM), Artissima, the Royal Armory, The Royal Palace of Venaria and the Museum of Oriental Art, with its four floors dedicated to Japanese, Tibetan, Chinese and Islamic art. Lastly, the Automotive Museum with its compelling path that follows the evolution of technology and design on four wheels, and for football lovers there’s the Juventus Museum and the Juventus Stadium.
The ancient village dates back to 1228 and experience rapid expansion due to the control of the bridge over the Po river – sole access to Turin from the South – long held by the Knights of Templar. Local attractions include Gothic and Renaissance churches along with a magnificent castle – declared world heritage by UNESCO – the ancient Savoy residence with an impressive English garden and ten-hectare park. Today, Moncalieri is a leading industrial center and home to excellent Italian manufactures like Italdesign Giugiaro and Pininfarina.
On the hill of Moncalieri, the Country Relais Le Serre is the perfect place for golfers. The Golf Club Moncalieri (9 holes and driving range) is 1 km away in the heart of the town Parco delle Vallere for a quick golf break from work while the famous Royal Park I Roveri (host of the 2010 Italian Open) and Golf Club Torino courses provide relax and nature in the magnificent Parco della Mandria.
Langhe and Gastronomy
Just a short drive from the Relais le Serre takes guests to the Langhe, enchanting lands that reveal gentle hills and the stretching vineyards of famous DOC and DOCG wines such as Barbera, Nebbiolo, Barbaresco and Barolo; in the Fall, the area is famous for its Alba white truffles, exquisite mushroom that enhances every dish with a truly incomparable flavor.
The town of Pecetto Torinese is just a 15-minute drive from Le Serre Suites & Apartments. A visit to this small hill town reveals the delightful San Sebastian church and famous cherries, a local product with its own specific market!