OS Castle

Historical House


Tassarolo is located in a hilly area, covered with vineyards and forests.

In the course of its history, because of the strategic geographical location, became the first object of contention by ancient Italian medieval states and later became the main center of the Republic of Genoa in the historical “Oltregiogo” region, as a crossroad of trade between the “Superba” and the Po valley.

The County of Tassarolo was an imperial fief from 1560 to 1736, ruled by Spinola. The small feud developed on the slopes of the solid ramparts of the castle, still belonging to the family Spinola. In 1736, it became part of the Savoy and in 1689 Leopold I granted to Count Maximilian I entitled the prerogative to coin money.  

Within the village there are two shops for provisions as well as two good restaurants, one of which is also a pizzeria, and several small bars. 


There are numerous itineraries for nature lovers, for trekking, riding, cycling, with possible stops in the farms of the district that offer a cuisine based on organic products and tastings DOC and DOCG vines. 

Castello di Tassarolo - Azienda vitivinicola

Castello di Tassarolo - azienda vitivinicola consists of 20 Hectars of vineyards. The variety of vines cultivated are "Cortese di Gavi", “Barbera” and some “Cabernet Sauvignon”. The cultivation of the vineyards comply with the biodynamic agricultural method that guarantees the maximum respect for nature and the environment. Tractors, track vehicles, diggers and most equipment, like harvesters, have been abolished in the vineyards and have been replaced by heavy horses. The wines are certified “Organic” by Bios - An European certification -and come from biodynamic agriculture.

You can participate in wine tastings, courses, lectures and workshops. The best teachers of art therapy, yoga, rebirthing and other disciplines inspired by Rudolf Steiner will be invited to feel better and more in tune with nature. 

Website: www.castelloditassarolo.it

Golf Club "Colline del Gavi"

In the valley below the castle, for golf lovers , there is the Golf Club "Colline del Gavi", which covers a 18 - hole championship course and 9 - hole executive course at the highest technical level, plus a driving range and path Footgolf. But it is not the only one...many others Golf Club are located in the surrounding....

Website: www.golfcollinedelgavi.com

Serravalle Designer Outlet - McArthurGlen Group


10 minute drive from the castle is the "Designer Outlet of Serravalle"the largest outlet in Italy and in Europe with a splendid architectural setting inspired by the palaces of Liguria, bars and restaurants, children's play area, free parking and 300 brands - there is always something special for everyone.

Website: www.mcarthurglen.com/Serravalle

The bicycle path "Le Dolci Terre di Novi" 


The bicycle path  "Le Dolci Terre di Noviis a ring of 40 kilometers in the hills around Novi Ligure, among the vineyards of the Gavi and  Dolcetto. From the center of Novi track goes in the direction of Gavi on scenic route through forests and vineyards. After Gavi the route continues with the beautiful road of Rondanino, between the vineyards, in the direction of Francavilla and Tassarolo (30 km ). Towards Pasturana it goes along the golf courses. After Pasturana it is possible to make a stop at the ancient church of San Martino (seventh century), drinking at the source ( km.35 ), and then back to Novi .

Website: www.piemonteciclabile.com/percorsi-ciclabili-piemonte/le-dolci-terre-di-novi

History of the family.....

Fondazione Spinola

Sito: www.spinola.it