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.

Events in Cherasco and around


  • 01 Jun

    Un'escursione davvero speciale nel territorio dell’Alta Langa, le cui colline, immerse in un verde smeraldino e in una natura rigogliosa, sono avvolte in una atmosfera di pace e tranquillità


  • 01 Jun

    Una giornata per scoprire i grandi vini di Langa e alcuni prodotti agroalimentari di “filiera corta” attraverso il racconto e giochi sensoriali


  • 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


  • 07 Jun

    E-bike Tour guidato tra le colline dell'Alta Langa con aperitivo conclusivo


  • 07 Jun

    Degustazione guidata di approfondimento a tema incontro tra Nebbione e zona dell'Alta Langa


  • 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


  • 01 Dec

    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

Eat & Sleep in Cherasco and around

Palazzo Salmatoris

Palazzo Salmatoris, Via Vittorio Emanuele, Cherasco, 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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The Mystical Marriage of Saint Catherine

Via Umberto I°, 16, 12050 Neviglie, CN, Italia
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The Fontanafredda farm

Fontanafredda, CN, Italia
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