Relais Sant’Uffizio Wellness & Spa

The Hotel: 
HOTEL Cat. City Country
Relais Sant’Uffizio Wellness & Spa 4* Cioccaro di Penango (Asti) Italy
Contact: Phone +39 0141 916292 - Web site

In the heart of Monferrato, Relais Sant’Uffizio is a 16th century monastery carefully restyled and changed into a charming place where history merges with nature, surrounded by vineyards and pretty villages, immersed in the greenery of one of the most authentic and suggestive destinations in Italy. Furnished with authentic period furniture and decorated in pastel colors, rooms and suites add a special touch to every stay, providing all the comfort and space. Relais Sant’Uffizio boasts Aquanatura Wellness & SPA, an idyllic wellness center surrounded by nature and Locanda del Sant’Uffizio, a gourmet restaurant led by the Michelin starred chef Enrico Bartolini.

The Golf: 

There are some golf courses nearby, including Feudo d'AstiMargaraVilla Carolina.
The course of Golf Feudo di Asti, with its 18 holes, is situated in the heart of Monferrato, in Piedmont, north-west Italy. It is a unique hilly landscape dotted with ancient villages, forests, endless rows of vineyards on the beautiful hills and the Alps in the background. The golf Feudo d’Asti is designed on a scenic terrain by one of the most important international signatures in the design of golf courses. For this project Graham Cooke interpreted the philosophy of the “English link” and developed the 18 holes Par 70 along the gentle slopes of the surrounding hills. Club house and ancillary services: equipment rental, golf carts, electric trolleys, restaurant, guesthouse, swimming pool, tennis and children’s area. Open all year, closed on Tuesdays.

Golf Margara with two 18 hole course. The Percorso Glauco Lolli Ghetti, surrounded by tall trees, allows you to play through beautiful oak trees, willows and maples: spectacular wide fairways, which develop according to a harmonious design on the gentle slopes of the hills of Monferrato. Compared to the Percorso Glauco Lolli Ghetti, the Percorso La Guazetta presents a more modern architecture. The course alternates ample, outstretched holes with more technical holes where strategy is necessarily imposed by broad stretches of water.
Golf Villa Carolina is one of few Italian Clubs with two 18 hole championship courses, for a total of 36 holes. The club is immersed in a centuries-old park which has meticulously conserved nature's romantic allure and magical colours, for over two hundred years now. "La Marchesa" Course 18 holes, 72 Par, 6274 m, designed by Cornish & Silva Inc. Golfcourse Architect, situated on a site of over 110 hectares. The woods and lively course of the Albedosa stream make it demanding and fun. "Paradiso" Course: 18 holes, 72 Par, 6075 m, designed by the architect Graham Cooke, the "Paradiso" Course consists of 18 holes and develops over 6075 m. It is a highly technical course which requires great precision.


Locanda del Sant’Uffizio proposes delicate yet sophisticated menus designed by the Italian Michelin starred Chef Enrico Bartolini: a unique culinary experience for every taste. The pride of the Relais Sant’Uffizio is definitely its exclusive Aquanatura Wellness & SPA: 500 square meters of pure wellness with wonderful views over the green hills of Monferrato. The Aquanatura SPA has a wide range of services and treatments for all needs: panoramic sauna, hydromassage pool, Turkish bath, Mediterranean bath, ice waterfall, relaxation area and the possibility of an intimate and exclusive SPA suite for unforgettable moments.

When you visit the Casa Munfrà by Sant'Uffizio, make it a trip to remember with our Experience packages. Discover the tastes of Piedmont with wine tasting and dining experiences hosted at the Relais Sant’Uffizio’s own wine cellar, or learn to cook with fresh local ingredients at a culinary masterclass. Each of these great experiences can be tailored to your preferences. For those who enjoy nature and adventure, several outdoor activities are also available in the attractive surrounding area to challenge yourself with: including e-bike routes, trekking and Nordic walking trails, and Piedmontese truffle hunting.
Wine Tasting; Monferrato Truffle Hunting; Turin City Tour; Hire an E-Bike at Relais Sant’Uffizio; Orienteering Experience Day; Nordic Walking Experience; Helicopter Tour of Langhe.


54 elegant and stylish rooms, 41 in the Relais and 13 others in the Casa Moonfrà by Relais Sant’Uffizio building, 200 meters from the main hotel building, which opened its doors in 2015, after a careful restoration. The rooms of the Relais Sant'Uffizio pay homage to the history of the building, exhibiting many original features and frescoes of the ancient monastery perfectly preserved. Furnished with authentic period furniture and decorated in pastel colors, our rooms and suites add a special touch to every stay, providing all the comfort and space our guests need.


The Monferrato is certainly one of the most appreciated gourmet destination in Piedmont, where you can taste the renowned white truffle accompanied by a large selection of fine wines such as Barbera and Barolo.

In the area there are many restaurants. Here are those recommended by Relais Sant'Uffizio.

ALERAMO (Tel 0141 92 13 44 - Moncalvo - Pzza Carlo Alberto 19)
CORONA REALE (Tel 0141 91 71 30 - Moncalvo - Via Boggeri 22)
CENTRALE (Tel 0141 91 71 26 - Moncalvo - Piazza Romita 10)
DEL CASOT (Tel 0141 204118 - Castell’Alfero Loc. Serra Perno 76)
CAMPANARO (Corso Vittorio Alfieri 36, 14100 Asti)
RISTORANTE LA FIORAIA (Tel 0141 401106 - Via Mondo, 26, Asti)
DA MARIA (Tel 0141 90 20 35 - Zanco di Villadeati - Via Roma 131)
LA LUNA NEL POZZO (Tel 0173 67 0 98 - Neive (CN) - Piazza Italia 23
LE VIGNE E I FALO’ (Tel 0173 21 26 97 - Castagnito Fraz. San Giuseppe - CN - Via Serra 21/d)
CA’ VITTORIA 1 STELLA MICHELIN (Tel 0141.667713 - Tigliole - Via Roma, 14)
OSTERIA LA LIBERA (Tel 0173 29 31 55 - Alba - via Pertinace 24)
PIAZZA DUOMO *** STELLE MICHELIN (Tel 0173 366167 - Alba - CN - Piazza Risorgimento, 4)
ENOTECA DI CANALE (Tel 0173 95857 - Canale CN - Via Roma, 57)
GEMMA (Tel 0173/794252 - Roddino - Via Marconi 6)


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