Palazzo Righini

Fossano, Piedmont, Italy

Fossano, a small medieval town formally surrounded by great imposing stonewalls. A place frozen in time, rife with castles, palaces and cobbled streets. Transport yourself into another world and shed the pace of modern life. Chi ha tempo non aspetti tempo! Palazzo Righini is a time capsule. Painstakingly restored to its original glory, each suite boasts exposed wooden beams and fresco ceiling decorations that have existed there for centuries, enthralling the barons and countesses that once inhabited these spectacular rooms. Palazzo Righini's lounge bar and award winning restaurant both enjoy a medieval atmosphere. With wrought iron chandeliers, velvet and gold finishings, Relax in its cosy atmosphere or enjoy a cigar and cognac in the special drawing room.

Hotel guide


  • 9 Double Rooms, 7 Executives Double Rooms, all with queen size beds and Italian marble bathrooms
  • 7 Junior Suites with 17th century decor, complimentary mini bar, hydromassage bathtub, marble bathroom and king size beds
  • 1 Full Suite with canopy bed, private in room dining table, sitting room with fireplace and hydromassage bathtub
  • Relaxation area with turkish bath, sauna, spa and bespoke massages

Our favourite

  • Palazzo Righini's suite is a true work of art. With its original flooring with hand-carved walnut and cherry tiles, you'll feel like ancient royalty.

Wine & Dine

  • Award winning chef, Flavio Ghigo, presents a menu of regional flavours in the Antiche Volte Gourmet Restaurant.
  • Il Loggiato Lounge Bar offers a cosy environment, lunch and dinner menu and a vast range of treats


  • While not at all necessary, be prepared for the hotels atmosphere to make you want to dress in fine linens and velvet


  • Rooms from € 125 / day, including wifi

Local guide

Lovely Restaurants

  • vt salfood rustic and traditional pizzeria for those casual evenings - via torquato tasso 9 (+39 (0) 172 695349)
  • Papaveri e paperebeautiful and spacious restaurant serving traditional italian fare - localita' murazzo, 56/1
  • L'orto del pian bosco stunning restaurant located on a farm. Expect fresh ingredients and quality seasonal food via trinita', 10 (+39 (0)172 60453)

When to go

  • Peak season is July/August, with temperatures reaching 28 degrees

Don't miss

  • Castello degli Acaja (Princes of Acaja’s Castle): An impressive defensive castle built by Philip I of Acaja at the beginning of the 14th century. It was later converted into a stately house with barracks and a prison and currently it houses the historical archives and the municipal library

How to get there

  • Fly into Turin-Cuneo Levaldigi Airport (CUF / LIMZ). This airport has international and domestic flights from Turin, and is 11 km from the center of Fossano, which Palazzo Righini is also right around the corner from.