The tower of Corneliano

in Corneliano d’Alba

Of the ancient part of the town of Corneliano it’s today possible to see only the tower. It has a decagonal structure, and on its top there are four series of little decorative arches. It once was a part of a fortified castle with many towers.

There’s a legend saying that this hill was where Cornelia, wife of Pompeus Magnus, used to come on holiday, and that her dead body was buried here, after having been taken from Egypt.

The tower of Corneliano

Corneliano d'Alba, CN, Italia
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The Church of Saint Ponzio

SP241, 9, 12066 Monticello d'Alba CN, Italia
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The Cisterna d’Asti Castle

Cisterna D'asti, AT, Italia
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Colonna Castle

Via Roma, 3, 12040 Baldissero D'alba CN, Italia
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Castle of Govone

Castello di Govone, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Govone, CN, Italia
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By bicycle from Monticello to Bra

Monticello d'Alba, CN, Italia
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The church of saint Augustine

Via Cavour, Pocapaglia, CN, Italia
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