Diano d’Alba

A few kilometers far from Alba, Diano is divided in three separated areas: the historical center, the Talloria valley, where many wine-makers have their farms, and Ricca, where the industries are.

From the castle walls it’s possible to see the Barolo vineyards and the hills of the Langhe.

To the Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba the fair is dedicated; it takes place in June.

History

Its name is probably a tribute to the goddess Diana, patron of hunting and of the woods.

Diano has a millennium-long history: in the Middle Ages it has been a powerful military town, even more powerful than Alba itself.

Occupied and burned down in 1361 by mercenary soldiers lead by Leonetto of England, it was then owned by the Visconti di Milano family, then by the Savoia; it always was contended by the Savoia, the marquis of Monferrato, the dukes of Milan and Venice.

With the peace of Cherasco, in 1631, it definitely became a property of the Savoia family, and of Vittorio Amedeo I di Savoia.

Events in Diano d’Alba and around

25 Sep

Tour guidato da un archeologo professionista per una selezione di tre tappe tra le 32 complessive del percorso archeologico

24 Sep 26 Sep

Un fine settimana all’insegna dell’ambiente, declinato attraverso diverse letture: il viaggio, lo sport, la musica e la comunicazione

Eat & Sleep in Diano d’Alba and around

Panoramic View - Azienda Agricola Runchét
Winery

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The Santa Maria Maddalena Church

Via Vittorio Emanuele, 19, 12051 Alba 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 Castiglione Falletto Castle

Via Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour, 19, 12060 Castiglione Falletto CN, Italia
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The oratory of saint Michael

Via M. Baudana, 5, 12050 Serravalle Langhe CN, Italia
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