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

08 May 09 May

Riparte la cultura a Bra. Da sabato 8 maggio le sale affrescate di Palazzo Mathis torneranno ad ospitare arte e bellezza, con la mostra “Passaggi” dell’artista Gian Maria Lamberti

09 May

Vie e piazze saranno invasi dalle bancarelle che proporranno pezzi d'antan di ogni tipo, dal vasellame agli attrezzi da lavoro, dai tessuti a libri, dischi, giocattoli, ceramiche e tanto altro

Eat & Sleep in Castellinaldo and around

The church of san Servasio

Castellinaldo 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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By bicycle from Monticello to Bra

Monticello d'Alba, CN, Italia
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The Church of Saint Ponzio

SP241, 9, 12066 Monticello d'Alba CN, Italia
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Colonna Castle

Via Roma, 3, 12040 Baldissero D'alba CN, Italia
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The sanctuary of the Piloni

Unnamed Road, 12046 Montà CN, Italia
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