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

Eat & Sleep in Govone and around

Castle of Govone

Castello di Govone, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Govone, CN, Italia
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The Arts and Crafts Museum of a Time

Piazza Maggiore Hope, 1, 14010 Cisterna D'asti, AT, Italia
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The Castle of Guarene

Castello di Guarene, Guarene, CN, Italia
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Big White Bench

Via Cuneo, 1, 12040 Vezza 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 parish church of San Giovanni Battista

Via Evaldo Cassinelli, 1 12050 Castagnito
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