Cherasco

A nice town built on the confluence of the Tanaro and the Stura rivers, it has an active rural economy and commercial relevance.

Here are craftmen’s shops selling wooden objects and offering restorings and antiquities.

Many medieval findings are to be seen here: the tower, the churches of saint Gregory and saint Peter, the Brizio palace (1400).

The royal family decorated the palace with many baroque masterpieces, their Salmatoris palace is a typical example.

Here today live many important people and artists; it’s the best place for escargots in Piedmont.

History

Cherasco was founded in 1243 as a defensive fortress of the town of Alba.

Its walls, of which there are several traces, were knocked down and rebuilt many times in history.

In 1631 it was the place where a peace treaty, celled “pace di Cherasco”, was signed between France, Austria, Spain, Monferrato and Mantova.

It was a loyal town in the Savoia reign: in 1706, during the siege of Turin, the whole court and magistrates found shelter there.

On April 25th, 1796 the French general Massena occupied Cherasco: on the 27th Napoleon I dictated the terms of the armistice with the Piedmontese.

Save the Date!

25 April 2024 — 05 May 2024

Open Doors at the Winery for Vinum

An unforgettable experience to discover the secrets of wine directly from the producers, including tastings and untold stories, in an authentic atmosphere of conviviality

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Events in Cherasco and around


  • 05 May

    Streets and squares will be invaded by stalls offering old-fashioned pieces of all kinds, from pottery to tools, textiles to books, records, toys, ceramics and more


  • 02 Jun

    Streets and squares will be invaded by stalls offering old-fashioned pieces of all kinds, from pottery to tools, textiles to books, records, toys, ceramics and more


  • 01 Sep

    Streets and squares will be invaded by stalls offering old-fashioned pieces of all kinds, from pottery to tools, textiles to books, records, toys, ceramics and more


  • 06 Oct

    Streets and squares will be invaded by stalls offering antiques of all kinds, from pottery to tools, textiles to books, records, toys, ceramics and more

Eat & Sleep in Cherasco and around

Palazzo Salmatoris

Palazzo Salmatoris, Via Vittorio Emanuele, Cherasco, CN, Italia
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The Castle of Barolo

Castello Comunale Falletti di Barolo, Piazza Falletti, Barolo, CN, Italia
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The Annunziata Abbey

Frazione Annunziata, 38, 12064 Annunziata CN, Italia
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Auditorium Horszowski

Auditorium Horszowski, Via del Carretto, Monforte d'Alba, CN, Italia
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