Benevello

Benevello, built on the north border of the “alta Langa”, offers a wonderful view on Alba and its territory.

The town is dominated by the castle. Interesting is the church of the SS. Lady of the Assumption, or Madonna della Langa: built about one kilometer from the town, on the road to Bossolasco, it has a wonderful and panoramic position.

In the town’s center there’s the parish church of San Pietro in Vincoli; inside it’s possible to see a big fresco – recently painted by Luigi Carbone, from Lequio Berria – representing the Langhe.

Benevello is worth a visit for its view and its gastronomy, rather than its historical relevance.

On these hills, in the village of Manera, Beppe Fenoglio set his novel, “La malora”.

Every last week of July there’s the patronal fair of saint Peter.

History

The town was founded around the year 1200, as a property of the marquis of Monferrato, who later gave it to the Del Carretto family. Owned then by the town of Asti, it later became a part of the Savoia reign.

Events in Benevello and around


  • 01 Jun

    Un'escursione davvero speciale nel territorio dell’Alta Langa, le cui colline, immerse in un verde smeraldino e in una natura rigogliosa, sono avvolte in una atmosfera di pace e tranquillità


  • 01 Jun

    Una giornata per scoprire i grandi vini di Langa e alcuni prodotti agroalimentari di “filiera corta” attraverso il racconto e giochi sensoriali


  • 07 Jun

    E-bike Tour guidato tra le colline dell'Alta Langa con aperitivo conclusivo


  • 07 Jun

    Degustazione guidata di approfondimento a tema incontro tra Nebbione e zona dell'Alta Langa

Eat & Sleep in Benevello and around

The castle of Benevello

Castello di Benevello, Via Scuole, Benevello, CN, Italia
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The parish church of San Giovanni Battista

Via Evaldo Cassinelli, 1 12050 Castagnito
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Route of Cesare Pavese in Santo Stefano Belbo

Via Stazione, 32A, 12058 Santo Stefano Belbo CN, Italia
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The Friday market in Cortemilia

Piazza Savona, Cortemilia, CN, Italia
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The parish church of saint Nicholas

Via San Giovanni Battista 3 12054 Cossano Belbo
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Partisan pedaling #2 on bike from Murazzano to Clavesana

Piazza Umberto Iº, 6, 12060 Murazzano CN, Italia
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Itinerary Dogliani and the Alta Langa

SP661, 25, 12063 Dogliani CN, Italia
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