Castellinaldo

On the top of a hill, the town is easily identifiable thanks to its castle that dominates the valley.

In the Roman era it was an important stop on the military road, the via Fulvia, from Valenza and Asti to Pollentia.

In 1014, an imperial diploma gave Castellinaldo to the abbey of S.Benigno in Fruttuaria. It ws then called “castrum Aynaldi”, because it was a feud of the Ainaldi family.

That’s where the town had its name from. 

The faud was then given to the Malabaila family, then to the Damiano del Carretto, the marquis Faussone di Clavesana and to the count Ripa di Meana, its present owner.

The high part of the town is made unique by the many colors of the houses, recently restored, that create an ancient and picturesque atmosphere. Interesting is the late-Romanesque little church, dedicated to S. Servazio, built on the top of the homonymous hill.

Events in Castellinaldo and around

03 Dec

Adattamento dall’omonimo romanzo di Cesare Pavese con Andrea Bosca, volto noto del grande e del piccolo schermo, da “Noi credevamo” di Mario Martone a “Pasolini” di Abel Ferrara

05 Dec

La rassegna Cinefood prevede un calendario di cinque domeniche di proiezioni, dal 21 novembre al 19 dicembre, con incontri divulgativi, passeggiate naturalistiche e laboratori per i più piccoli

Eat & Sleep in Castellinaldo and around

Winery

Cournaja

— Santa Vittoria d'Alba —

The church of san Servasio

Castellinaldo d'Alba, CN, Italia
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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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Cheese

Bra, CN, Italia
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The Castle of Guarene

Castello di Guarene, Guarene, CN, Italia
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