Canale

The little town has a tall bell tower; on its top there’s a bronze statue of the Holy Heart.

On the main road there’s the church of san Bernardino.

From the town hall square, after the church of saint John, a steep road will take you to the Monastery, where a beautiful wooden altar, in Louis XIV style, is preserved.

Canale is famous for its peaches and wines, and in the center of the town there’s the Roero Regional Wine Cellar.

History

The basin where today the town of Canale stands was already inhabited in the Roman era.

In the XII century the territory was owned by the counts of Biandrate and the lords of Anterisio and Loreto.

When the town of Asti in the thirteenth century conquered this feud, the hostility with the Biandrates became an open war: Anterisio was totally destroyed and the local population obliged to move to an easier place: they chose the basin of Canale.

After many other owners, the town was of the Roero family, who had the castle built.

The building is now property of the counts Malabaila, whose power in this area started in the XVI century.

Events in Canale and around

06 Jul 13 Sep

L’arte di Unia indaga la figura umana, soprattutto il mondo femminile: attenzione ai dettagli e una grande carica espressiva sono le caratteristiche che rendono uniche le sue statue

13 Aug

John Dolittle, medico capace di parlare con gli animali, viveva insieme a molti di loro e a sua moglie Lily nella riserva delle meraviglie che la regina d'Inghilterra gli aveva offerto in dono

14 Aug

Un gruppo di attori, guardie e camorristi si trovano sull'isola dell'Asinara dopo una tempesta. I criminali decidono di sfruttare la situazione e fingono di far parte di una compagnia teatrale

Eat & Sleep in Canale and around

Winery

Cournaja

— Santa Vittoria d'Alba —

The church of San Bernardino in Canale

Via Roma, 20, 12043 Canale CN, Italia
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The Castle of Guarene

Castello di Guarene, Guarene, CN, Italia
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MuBATT – Museum of the Battle

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, II, 2, 12040 Ceresole Alba CN
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Castle of Govone

Castello di Govone, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Govone, CN, Italia
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Colonna Castle

Via Roma, 3, 12040 Baldissero D'alba CN, Italia
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