The town stands on a small “rocca”, on the right side of the Belbo river, 555 meters on sea level.

It’s one of the main production centers for hazelnuth.

The highest part of Cravanzana is the oldest one, built around the parish church of saint Peter and Paul and the medieval castle.

Every year, on September 1st, an important commercial fair.


The town’s name is very ancient. Popular stories tell that only one goat remained alive after a very bad plague (“crava sana” means “sane goat”).

History tells us that the name comes from the Calventius’ family name.

Today the castle, with its majestic looks, is the only remaining trace of the long town’s past.

Events in Cravanzana and around

Eat & Sleep in Cravanzana and around

Albaretto: the tower

Via Castello, 8, 12050 Albaretto della Torre, CN, Italia

San Frontiniano's Church

Chiesa di San Frontiniano, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Arguello, Province of Cuneo, Italy

The Friday market in Murazzano

Murazzano, CN, Italia

The Friday market in Cortemilia

Piazza Savona, Cortemilia, CN, Italia

On foot from Bossolasco to Somano

Bossolasco, CN, Italia

The Wednesday market in Santo Stefano Belbo

Via XX Settembre, Santo Stefano Belbo, CN, Italia

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