Anja Thomassen

Cooking classes

If you are interested in learning to prepare an Italian dish – or actually several Italian dishes (as one dish is not enough in Italy!) – we can assist with booking cooking classes. A wonderful experience – and of course you will enjoy the result accompanied by the most gorgeous Italian vine from Piedmont! The … Read more

What to do – for kids and youths

We provide a free wifi service, but what else to do for kids/youths when they are tired of surfing on the internet? We have heard, they do not want to join a vine tasting, therefore we have some other suggestions, that might be of interest: A few minutes walk from La Maggiorina there is a … Read more


Ready for some shopping in Piedmont? Here’s something for everyone! Both Asti, Alba and Nizza/Canelli have good shopping opportunities, and if you really want to “go bananas”, then Milan is not too far away. Turin (even closer) of course also has a very good selection of shops/shopping centers! However, be aware that the price level … Read more

Spa and wellness

Exhausted from all experiences? Why not afford a little luxery while staying in Agliano? Just a little further down «our» street you’ll find the beautiful Villa Fontana Relais & Wellnes Spa, which offers relaxation, spa and also a fancy restaurant serving delicious food – also gluten-free dishes. Tell them you stay at La Maggiorina, and … Read more

Swimming – pool or the sea

Approximately 1.5 kilometres away from La Maggiorina, a pleasant stroll through the vineyards, you will find the camping site Camping International Le Fonti (swimming pools open mid May to mid September). On a hot day, it is wonderful to take a day (or a half) by the modern outdoor swimming pools – either the pool … Read more

How to get here

Curious how to get to Agliano and our house? It’s not difficult! By aircraftMany of our guests choose to get to Piedmont by aircraft, and there are several airports to choose between. The largest is Malpensa (Milan), but Linate (also Milan, so beware when you order that you choose “right” airport in relation to where … Read more

Visit a market

Italians love markets! And you will find a market in almost every little village. At the market you can buy (almost) everything you need – and also what you did not know you needed. You can buy both fruits and vegetables – and products of any kind. It is a lovely atmosphere and we highly … Read more