The Palazzo Lovera is traditional hotel occupying a converted four storey 16th century palace, situated in the historic city centre, 20 kilometres from the rolling hills and Alpine valleys of Limone Piemonte. The 47 guestrooms feature ornate, traditional style furnishings and are equipped with satellite television, complimentary wireless Internet connections, direct dial phones, minibars, slippers and safes.
The grand decor of this historic hotel, in which Pope Pio VII was once held as a prisoner of Napoleon, starts in the reception area, with its marble floors and floral displays, and continues through to the banquet halls. The Delle Antiche Contrade restaurant, decorated with multi coloured leather chairs, linen tablecloths and modern paintings, offers traditional regional cooking and features a large wine cellar housing more than 800 bottles. The bistro serves authentic Piedmontese dishes in a friendly, informal atmosphere. Fitness conscious guests can tone up in the hotel's gym, which is equipped with cardio vascular and resistance machines. Business travellers can make use of meeting rooms and stay connected via wireless Internet access. Practical onsite amenities include concierge services, laundry facilities and room service. Garage parking is available for guests arriving by car (surcharge). Skiers and snowboarders will find the nearest slopes within 20 kilometres. The vineyards of Piedmont, famous for the full bodied Barolo wine, are 20 kilometres from the hotel. Turin International Airport is 120 kilometres away, with an approximate driving time of 90 minutes.
A shuttle service runs to Porta Nuova train station, from where local trains connect to Cuneo. A taxi service is available at the airport. The city is best explored on foot, by bus or by bicycle.
Driving directions: From Turin International Airport,
Area Attractions: Limone Piemonte Ski Resort..............20km / 12m Fossano Medieval Town...................20km / 12m Saluzzo Antiquity Area..................21km / 13m Racconicii Castles......................40km / 25m Laughe Area......................