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We've been so lucky to find this place! In the beautiful heart of Piemonte, we spent 3 days to kick-off our holidays and could not have started it better then here. We felt warmly welcomed and at home at this ancient family house which has been renovated in great state and hosts as a full bed & breakfast with perfect rooms and views! The best memories we keep of the delicious homemade dinners, with many ingredients from the garden and real local treats. The hospitality of the whole Masoero family makes this a stop-over on our ways in the region we will not forget :-)
Response from Fran:
thanks so much for the feedback guys! i will share my my parents asap! hope to welcome you back very soon ! ciao ciao :)
We warmly recommend Fran's appartement. It's location is great and it is filled with character. Also Fran was very helpfull with every question we had.
I had 3 nights at Fran's house, you can go everywhere by walk bcz It is located in center of city. Indeed close to bus stop. She really welcomed me and was helpful in the stay. :) Nothing to say negative and I loved 4 days in Turin!
It was our first Airbnb location, and it was a great time. We stayed a night at Fran's in center Torino and were very nicely welcomed. Pour les (website hidden) Fran parle parfaitement notre langue et c'est bien agréable!
THe appartment is very convenient to visit places in Torino, especially th Museum of cinema. We appreciated Fran's ecological concern (garbage, lights). We enjoyed the cakes made my Fran's mum. We then had 10 days in north Italy in other Airbnb places and Fran's place was clearly the best!
The trip to the piemont and our stay at Truc Balari was a great and relaxing experience.
My (website hidden) roadmap didn't work out that well and our host Family was so kind to pick us up in the village nearby and guide us to their resort.
Truc Balari is a country house of respectable size and it's been in the hands of Frans Family for generations, which is a very charming fact.
We felt instantly at home, the room we stayed in is spacious and well equiped with two sofas, a double sized bed, a table and two balconys.
It is private, since you are in another part of the house as the hosts and they are very respectful of your privacy.
Everything is tidy and clean and you have a bathroom of your own located in the hallway, two little tip toe steps next to your room.
The breakfast is a good basic one, with bread, homemade jam, something sweet (backed in Fran's Mums kitchen), coffee and orange juice. The garden, where breakfast is served on warm days, is pretty and nice to lay out a bit after breakfast and relax.
The host family is very nice and will try to help you with everything you need. Fran's Dad provided us with many books about nearby sites and even a tomtom to find everything easily by car, since we didn't have our own navigation device.
A great, relaxing place to visit Turino and it's surroundings by car. Turino is about an hour away (with parking in the city and everything) and close to many sites (many castles and mountains).
I would recommend Truc Balari to everyone.
Thank you Fran and Family for the wonderful holiday!
Truc Balari was even better than we could have hoped. The beautiful countryside setting on the edge of Cumiana, the restored house/rooms, and the easy access to the neighboring towns/city were all picturesque and wonderful. We took day trips into the city, and to Asti and Alba, but could have just as easily lounged around the house/gardens for a relaxing time. I'd highly recommend the breakfast as well - homemade baked goods and jams were fantastic, as was the garden terrace setting!
Terrific place in a lovely setting. Fran and her mother couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful. The restaurant that they sent us to (at the top of the hill next to the camping grounds) was the best meal we had in two months in Europe.
Fran was the perfect host, very friendly and caring. The house and the room we'regreat and room was even bigger than expected.
Fran served us a wonderful breakfast in the lovely garden of the house, everything was homemade and more than we could eat.
I would recommend Truc balari to everyone travelling near Torino. It is a very relaxing place, only 20min from Torino by car.
I will come again soon I hope!
Thx for letting the place so clean. Sorry for the little details that i'll fix for later travellers. Best
Sono rimasta molto contenta di aver ospitato Fran ,
Ci ha fatto molto piacere conoscere Fran e le sue amiche. Sono state delle ospiti molto educate, gentili e pulite, insomma tutto quello che si può volere da un cliente! Sicuramente le consigliamo a tutti come clienti!
We were very pleased to meet Fran and her friends. Were the guests very polite, friendly and clean, practically everything you can want from a customer! Definitely recommend it to everyone as a customer!
Silvia e Alessia
Fran & her friend were the ideal guests.
Lovely, friendly, very tidy and easy going people, I'd love to have them back again!
Grazie per la pasta, Fran! xxx
Wonderful Guest. Everything Perfect :)
I have known Francesca for eight years and we're really good friends. I went several times to visit her both in Bologna and in Turin and I can assure that she's an impeccable hostess. She's very attentive and generous, a real mine of precious information about what to do and to see in town. She's tasteful, has attention to detail and has worked very hard to make Truc Balari a home away from home. If you're planning a relaxing stay in Piedmont and looking for the Italian tradition, taste and hospitality, Francesca is your woman. Your expectations won't be dissapointed!