VILLAS AND APARTMENTS TO RENT IN ALESSANDRIA, ITALY.
Welcome to our selection of holiday homes to rent in Alessandria, Italy.
A visit to Alessandria brings you face to face with a city that is characterized by straight roads and beautiful squares with many museums depicting many artefacts.
Start with the Marengo Museum to view the many exhibits that celebrate the famous battle of Marengo. This is re-enacted annually on July 14 in the suburb of Spinetta Marengo and if you are here during this time, it is a must see. A visit to the Antiquarium Forum Fulvii takes you back in time to admire the story of the development of the Villa del Foro area. In the room dedicated to Ligurian trade examples of pottery making from the 5th century BC are displayed. In the section of the Forum Fulvii are objects of ceramic, glass and iron from the 3rd century AD.
A visit to the Santa Maria di Castello Church will have you admiring a church built in 900 AD. It also houses numerous artworks commissioned by the noble families of Genoa. Next to the church is the large Tower of Embriaci and is also worth a visit. From here head to the Palazzo Ghilini to see a magnificent mansion befitting the history of the city. Move on to a see the exhibits at the Francesco Janniello, which displays keys and replicas of steel weapons. It also houses steel and iron works that date back to various periods, besides works by Janniello himself.
There is also an Ethnographic Museum in Alessandria which houses objects that were used in everyday life in the mountain regions in the last century and offers an interesting peek into what life was led a couple of generations ago. The Municipal Museum takes visitors through different periods of history that include archaeological finds, sculptures and religious ornaments. There is also a picture gallery that displays 15th century paintings, along with the works of renowned artists.
If you happen to be here in the first week of July, you must take in the annual Fraskettando Ska Blues Jazz festival that is quite enjoyable. It has showcased many famous artists and makes for a delightful musical break. If you are a guitar aficionado, the Michele Pittaluga International Classical Guitar competition is an annual music competition for young guitarists and is a must visit. You can visit Alessandria any time of the year and it is well connected with the rest of Italy. The weather is humid and sub-tropical, with moderate rainfall.
A visit to the region is a great way to unwind from the daily grind as you take in the sights and history.
Looking for self catering holiday accommodation in Alessandria? Then below is a selection of Apartments in Alessandria and villas in Alessandria that can be rented direct from their owners. You can either click on each listing for further details or you can use our search engine on the left if you are looking for something in particular.