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

09 Jul

La prima cena della quinta edizione di Sotto il cielo del Roero – Social eating tra i filari, l’unica ed originale cena nelle vigne del Roero tra i filari di Canale

Eat & Sleep in Canale and around

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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The Church of Saint Ponzio

SP241, 9, 12066 Monticello d'Alba CN, Italia
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The church of san Servasio

Castellinaldo d'Alba, CN, Italia
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Cheese

Bra, CN, Italia
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The Cisterna d’Asti Castle

Cisterna D'asti, AT, Italia
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The parish church of San Giovanni Battista

Via Evaldo Cassinelli, 1 12050 Castagnito
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