Palazzo Tornielli of Crestvolant: a pearl in Piedmont

Palazzo Tornielli of Crestvolant is located in Molare, in Piedmont, not far from Ovada and Alessandria, where the medieval castle of Ottone del Bosco once stood. The ancient fortification was built around the XIIIth century by the Aleramici family, then passed to the Del Bosco family and later to the Malaspina family.

An unmissable destination in Piedmont

Palazzo Tornielli, built starting from 1834 at the behest of Count Celestino Tornielli – whose family was present in Molare as early as the 16th century – stands out for its majestic neoclassical façade, punctuated by two turrets and a protruding portal with an upper balcony, which closes one side of Piazza Conte Tornielli, contained in a splendid square composed – on the other sides – from the Farmer’s House, from the Stables and the Palazzetto. Definitely a symbol of art and culture in Italy.

Inside it stands the imposing double staircase, and the triumphal arch – with family crest – from which you access the Ballroom. On the ground floor there is the Bishop’s room, with the splendid ceiling decorated in pure gold and the 18th century canopy bed in red damask. In addition, the building preserves the frescoes by the painter Ignazio Tosi, also the author of the family portrait, exhibited in the ground floor hall, and the decorations that echo the Renaissance.

All this allows the Tornielli of Crestvolant to enter by right in the category of the best tradition of Italian palaces, as well as of Piedmont.

Ideal location for various events

The Palace, located in front of the Parish Church of Nostra Signora della Pieve, in the heart of the historic center, is the ideal place to hold weddings, receptions and personalized events. Spread over three floors, the ancient dwelling is characterized by refined and elegant spaces, distinguished by frescoes and stuccos, by large halls with fireplaces, with adjoining porch, garden, lemon-house and cellars.


With a guaranteed scenographic impact, therefore, it represents an ideal location to make the most important day of your life unforgettable among the villas and palaces in Italy. Here, in fact, it is possible to legally celebrate your civil marriage, while for the religious rite it is advisable to rely on the nearby church or, also, the Sanctuary of Nostra Signora delle Rocche or the Sanctuary of Nostra Signora della Bruceta, not far from Molare.

Palazzo Tornielli of Crestvolant in Piedmont, which is exclusively granted for a single daily events, is managed by the partner company White Eventi, which deals with the organization and management of the various locations, also providing services such as the printing of invitations, catering and guest reception (with the help of accommodation facilities in the area).

But also the floral arrangement, the rental of vintage cars for the spouses, the pastry service and the Wedding Cake, the entertainment reserved for children, music, and the photo and video service. All this for an overall offer that professionally and accurately ensures the entire organization of the wedding.

Definitely a truly unmissable destination, not only for the services offered, but also to answer the question of what to visit in Piedmont. Molar, in fact, is also an interesting destination for some folk attractions: from the Sagra del Polentone, an ancient popular tradition dedicated to polenta, to the Molar Harvest, which involves everyone in grape crushing in the square.

How to reach Palazzo Tornielli di Crestvolant in Piemonte

The town of Molare is only 7 kilometers from the Ovada motorway exit. Other points of reference are Acqui Terme, Novi Ligure and the capital Alessandria.

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