Tourist Services Asti Tourist Office
Are you looking for advice on what to visit during your stay? Do you need information on how to get around the city or what to visit in the surrounding area? For any insight, you can go to or contact the Asti Info Point.
The Info Point carries out activities of promotion, reception, information and assistance to tourists, and will be at your disposal to help you orient yourself upon your arrival.
The tourist office is located in front of a large parking lot, in Piazza Alfieri.
Smarticket and Ticket Office of Palazzo Mazzetti
With the Smarticket you will have access to the best attractions of Asti can offer. A single ticket to visit the seven sites of Fondazione Asti Musei:
- Palazzo Mazzetti
- Cripta e Museo di Sant’Anastasio (Crypt and Museum of Saint Anastasius)
- Palazzo Alfieri
- Museo Guglielminetti (Museum Guglielminetti)
- Domus Romana (Roman Domus)
- Torre Troyana (Trayana Tower)
- Complesso di San Pietro in Consavia
The ticket can be used only once for each site and is valid for seven days following the first validation. It can be purchased at the ticket office of Fondazione Asti Musei in Palazzo Mazzetti.
- FULL TICKET PRICE: € 10
- 1 SITE FULL TICKET PRICE: € 5 (access to one site only)
- REDUCED TICKET PRICE: € 8 (over 65, under 18, university students with student card)
- REDUCED TICKET PRICE FOR RESIDENTS IN ASTI AND ITS PROVINCE: € 5 (for all smarticket sites)
- REDUCED TICKET PRICE FOR GROUPS + SITES: € 8 (groups up to 15 people)
- REDUCED TICKET PRICE FOR GROUPS 1 SITE ONLY: € 5 (groups up to 15 people)
- REDUCED TICKET PRICE FOR SCHOOLS: € 5 (admission + guided tour)
- REDUCED TICKET PRICE FOR SCHOOLS: € 3 (admission only)
- FREE: (kids under 6 years old, disabled with a chaperone, tourist guides, accredited journalists, 1 chaperone per group, 2 teachers per class group)
For more information: fondazioneastimusei.it (https://www.fondazioneastimusei.it/orari-e-prezzo/)
Corso Vittorio Alfieri, 357 – 14100 Asti AT – Tel. 0141 530403
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM (last admission 6:00 PM)
Palazzo Mazzetti and its ticket office are closed on Mondays.
Getting Around Asti
Getting around Asti is simple. The city is on a human scale and is well connected by the Movicentro bus station: a connection between the railway system and the city that gather bus lines from all over the province, taxis, and car parks.
There are about 30 Movicentro in the Piedmont Region, located in correspondence with the main cities, and through the Movibyte information system, it is possible to access at any time all the departing or arriving trains and buses.
Asti is a cozy and welcoming city that can be explored on foot.
Arriving at the station, you can reach the center in about ten minutes (the fastest way is by crossing via Cavour until you reach Piazza Statuto, beyond which you will find Piazza San Secondo, and taking the street on the left side of the Town Hall – via Pietro Gobetti – you will come out on Corso Alfieri).
Corso Alfieri runs through the city and most of the places of interest overlook it.
If you are tired, there will be plenty of places for a pleasant stop: From the numerous bars and restaurants, to the green areas in the small squares.
Asti is served by the public transport network of ASP.
Urban buses can reach the main points of interest in the city through the lines. The routes, timetables, and stops are available on the official website.
As an alternative to the site, to orient yourself in a more direct and smart way, you can download the official Asti Smart Bus application.
After installing it on your smartphone, you will need to register with an e-mail address and telephone number, then simply enter the desired departure and arrival address and the app will suggest the most optimal travel solution and the recommended local line for the route. The application also allows you to directly purchase and validate tickets and passes for buses, and to check the position of buses in real time.
Through the App, you can buy a day ticket at the price of 4 €.
The Asti Smart Bus app is fully accessible to blind users through “Voice Over” for iOS and “Talk Back” for Android.
SWITCHBOARD OF ASP:
tel. 0141 434611
Taxi Asti is based in Piazza Marconi 8, next to the railway station; the 18 taxis available offer both day and night service, from 4:30 AM to 11:30 PM, by calling +39 0141 59 27 22.
Among the services, they offer transfers to and from airports, stations and the possibility of having drivers who speak English. You can also book the taxi in advance.
In Asti, there are numerous parking areas, both free and paid.
The largest free area where you can leave your car is Piazza Campo del Palio.
Paid parking in the 3700 blue parking spaces of Asti can also be paid via the AstiParcheggi app which allows you to pay for the actual parking time, extending the parking time directly from your smartphone, without having to return to the car.
Download the app, access the website www.astiparcheggi.it, print the sticker and place it on the dashboard of your car. After registering for the service, enter your e-mail and top up the virtual wallet.
FREE PARKING AREAS:
Asti has a free service area for motor homes, equipped with a discharge of organic substances with a connection point to drinking water.
The area is easy to find. Built on the largest square in the city, Piazza Campo del Palio, entrance on the side of Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, the pitch can be reached from the Asti Ovest and Asti Est highway exits and coming from the Asti-Alba freeway. The square itself can become a temporary parking area (parking is free on most of the square) for occasional motor home enthusiasts wishing to take a short tour of the city.
Other useful information can be found at the AstiTurismo – ATL office.
Via del Lavoro, 48 / tel. 0141 479720
Mon-Fri 8:30-12:30 AM / 2:30 – 6:30
Corso Torino, 117 / Tel. 0141 231991
Mon-Fri 9 AM – 7 PM
Corso Torino, 374 / Tel. 0141 556810
Mon-Sat 7 AM – 19:30 PM / Deposit required
Corso Savona, 92 / Tel. 0141 556810
Rent a car with driver
Corso Alessandria, 371 / Tel. 0141 47614
Mon-Fri 9 AM – 1 PM / 2 – 7 PM, also at weekends
Getting married in Asti
Choose the romantic medieval setting of Asti for your dream wedding. Against the backdrop of the enchanting hills of Langhe and Monferrato, in the shadow of the towers, the elegant charm of Asti will give you a unique atmosphere.
It will be possible to celebrate the wedding in the wonderful Baptistery of Saint Peter (Battistero di San Pietro) or in the elegant Town Hall (Palazzo Civico).
You can find all the information you need on the website of the Municipality of Asti.
More information, by writing an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the number
+39 0141/399111 (dial 1 for demographic services – dial 2 for civil status office).
AstiTurismo has collaborated since its inception in the Turismabile project of the Piedmont Region. An initiative desired and implemented by CPD – Consulta per le Persone in Difficoltà Onlus (Council for People in Need) – which intends to encourage tourism in Piedmont and every single territory with the key of accessibility as a synonym of quality of the tourist offer, presenting the historical, artistic, and naturalistic excellences, open, inclusive, and accommodations “for everyone” in the region.
Not only motor, intellectual, or sensorial disabilities, but also those categories of tourists who have special needs: People with food intolerances, allergies, the elderly and even pregnant women. All these people can find in Piedmont the ideal environment for tourism “without barriers”. People with disabilities or with special needs are not considered as “objects” of social tourism, but as subjects of tourism tout-court.
In the Asti region, we have defined paths for an easy fruition of the territory and its excellences.
For more information and insights: www.turismabile.it
Electric Scooter Rental
A service designed to facilitate the mobility of those with motor difficulties, but that is suitable for everyone. With the electric scooter rental, you do not give up the pleasure of visiting the historic center of Asti and the courtyards of its buildings in comfortable freedom and autonomy.
For information on how to rent electric scooters:
Corso Alessandria 167 / Tel. 0141 557557
Mon-Sat 9 – 12:30 AM / 3 – 7 PM
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