Govone

Govone is dominated by an impressive baroque castle.

Interesting is the gothic parish church, built in the XIV century and dedicated to S. Secondo.

An important wine-making center, Govone produces one of the best Piedmontese Barbera.

History

Already inhabited in ancient times, the town was under the Holy See’s influence already before the year 1000.

Its lords were of the “de Govono” family, and during the XI century fought many times against the bishop.

During time the town was owned by the Solaro family and, since the late eighteenth century, by the Savoia.

Events in Govone and around

13 May 16 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

18 May

Ripartono alla Biblioteca di Bra gli incontri di lettura per i bambini, il primo appuntamento è con l'associazione A.P.E. Bee Together che farà conoscere ai giovani partecipanti “Il Grufalò”

19 May 23 May

Torna finalmente a Bra il Salone del libro per ragazzi, evento annuale dedicato alla letteratura per ragazzi, unico sul territorio e totalmente organizzato a misura di bambino

Eat & Sleep in Govone and around

Winery

Cournaja

— Santa Vittoria d'Alba —

Castle of Govone

Castello di Govone, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Govone, CN, Italia
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The Magliano Alfieri Castle and Museums

Castello di Magliano Alfieri, Via Alfieri, Magliano Alfieri, 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 church of Santa Chiara

Chiesa Santa Chiara, Via Barbacana, Bra, CN, Italia
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The church of saint Augustine

Via Cavour, Pocapaglia, CN, Italia
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The parish church of San Giovanni Battista

Via Evaldo Cassinelli, 1 12050 Castagnito
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The church of san Servasio

Castellinaldo d'Alba, CN, Italia
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