Welcome to our selection of holiday homes to rent in Cuneo, Italy.
Cuneo is a town of porticoed streets with buildings that are a wealth of renaissance architecture. A visit to this town offers the visitor historic sites, beautiful alpine scenery, along with a charming atmosphere.
Considered the white truffle capital of the world, every year in October and November there is a truffle exhibition here that is a connoisseurís delight. You can taste and buy the widest variety to your heartís content. Another speciality here is the Cuneesi al rhum, which are chocolates with a unique rum based flavour. Close by Piemonte also offers the best wines in Italy, so it will be a good idea to combine truffle and wine tasting! There is also a chocolate festival in the month of February. If you happen to be here on the last Sunday of the month, donít miss the widely acclaimed antique market. You just might find something unique that you would want to own!
Step back in time and see the town of Arione, founded in 1923, which has intentionally retained its old world appearance to project a timeless and old fashioned elegance. The citizens even use furniture which is from a period long gone.
Head to the Villa Oldofredi Tadini, which was originally built as a watchtower, but is now a noble country residence turned museum displaying works of art, historical objects, documents, besides furnishings from the Mocchia and the Oldofredi families. Donít be scared if you hear the legend of a headless ghost seeking its head!
Reserve Tuesdays for the famous weekly open market, which is the heart of Cuneo. The whole place takes on a festive air and chances are high you will find something you are tempted to buy! Head to the Town Hall to admire the beautiful frescoes done in the 18th and 19th century. The Civic Museum has a wide collection of historical and ethnographical collections, besides Piedmont art and artefacts and is well worth a visit. You can also go to the top of the building to take in a magnificent view of the alpine mountains. There is also a railway museum at the Cuneoís Piazzale Liberta train station that children are sure to enjoy.
If you admire gardens, you must visit the Tornaforte Villa, which was originally an ancient friary. It houses the most beautiful English garden in Italy! The surrounding areas of Cuneo offer some stunning mountains and valleys where one can hike, trek, ski or snowboard and make scenic train trips.
Looking for self catering holiday accommodation in Cuneo? Then below is a selection of Apartments in Cuneo and villas in Cuneo 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.