Castagnito

This large commune includes a vast territory, from the hills of Roero to the Tanaro river, that divides it from the Langhe.

Artistically interesting is the parish church, dedicated to saint John the Baptist.

Near to the road to the village of san Giuseppe, there’s a rural eighteenth-century little church, with a circular plant and an elegant baroque pronaos.

Famous are the wines produced in these hills, especially the Nebbiolo for Roero.

History

The town is first referred to in documents dating from the tenth century.

In the middle ages its castle was one of the most important around, and in it in 1620 the Commune of Asti and king Charles from Provence signed a truce.

Asti gave it then to the Roero family as a feud, and from them both the town and the castle got their names.

Events in Castagnito 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 Castagnito and around

The parish church of San Giovanni Battista

Via Evaldo Cassinelli, 1 12050 Castagnito
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San Vittore’s Church

Str. S. Vittore, 28, 12040 Priocca, CN, Italia
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The tower of Corneliano

Corneliano d'Alba, CN, Italia
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The church of Santa Chiara

Chiesa Santa Chiara, Via Barbacana, Bra, CN, Italia
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Colonna Castle

Via Roma, 3, 12040 Baldissero D'alba CN, Italia
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By bicycle from Monticello to Bra

Monticello d'Alba, CN, Italia
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Cheese

Bra, CN, Italia
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