WHERE IS CASCINA BELLARIA LOCATED?
Hari-Om Cascina Bellaria is located at address:
Reg. Boschi 47
Sezzadio (AL) - Italy
HOW DO I GET TO CASCINA BELLARIA?
There are 3 different airports that can be used : Milan (MXP/LIN/BGY) Turin (TRN) or Genoa (GOA). From airport either take a shuttle service (from 4€ to 6€) or a taxi (25/30€) to the train station and then take a train from whichever town to Alessandria. Milan is the most used, although Genoa is slightly nearer.
Cascina Bellaria offers a transfer service to/from Alessandria at 15€ pp one way, available from 10:00 to 18:30 every day, or they can take a "normal" taxi which costs around 45/50€ They also operate a service from/to airport but it's 120€pp one way
If there's 2 or 3 people together, it's probably cheaper to rent a car from the airport and split the costs. If it's individual travelers the train and then shuttle service is the cheapest solution.
WHEN SHOULD I ARRIVE AND LEAVE?
Check In Time: 2:00PM, Saturday June 27 Check Out time: 12:00PM, Sunday June 30
The retreat starts at 7.00 pm on the first day and it ends at 5.30 pm on the last day.
You will have time to arrive and settle in on arrival and on last day your can leave your luggage in reception.
DO I NEED TO BRING YOGA MAT?
If you like to use a yoga mat it is suggested to bring one, but not necessary. They are some available for you to use.
IS AIRPORT TRANSFER PROVIDED?
Airport transfer is not included in the price and should be arranged with the group coordinator prior to arrival.
WHAT DO I NEED TO TAKE WITH ME?
We will be practicing indoors and outdoors. Italy is hot and sunny in the summer, so sunscreen, hats and sunglasses are recommended. Bring comfortable clothes that is easy to wash and dry will come handy for your daily practice. There is a nice swimming pool but the hotel does not supply pool towels, so we suggest to bring your own along with a bathing suit.
Water is free and very good, we suggest to bring your own metal/glass bottle to use for refill.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW?
Cascina Bellaria operates as music venue on Saturday mainly. We usually hosts live concerts with bands from Italy but also Australia, Germany, UK, US. Concerts take place outdoor (by the swimming pool) and usually are over by midnight. The retreat starts at 7.00 pm on the first day and it ends at 5.30 pm on the last day.