Lequio Berria

Lequio Berria is built in a winderful panoramic position, from which it’s possible to see many towns of the Langhe on the surrounding hills.

In the town, apart from the parish church of saint Lawrence on the main square, there is also the Oratorio di San Rocco, where there are some frescos uncovered in the ‘70s.

Worth a visit is the sanctuary of the Madonna della Neve, on the road to Borgomale.

The patronal fair takes place every first Sunday in August.

History

The name Lequio Berra comes from the English word “leak”, maybe because the town was strategically built in a place suitable for controlling the surrounding territories and the armies who passed there.

Already referred to at the beginning of the year 1000 in a diploma by the Emperor Ottone III, it had a long and difficult history.

In 1601 it became a part of the property of Carlo Emanuele I di Savoia.

In the same century a majestic castle was built, of which no traces are left.

Events in Lequio Berria and around

15 Aug

Un'escursione 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

23 Aug

In una antica borgata risalente al XVII secolo e diventata un luogo dedicato all’arte contemporanea, vanno in scena le Lezioni recitabili dedicate ai grandi antifascisti del nostro paese

28 Aug

Un documentario sul leggendario partigiano Lou Lou, per trasmettere la magia del cinema portando con una vecchia Renault 4 pellicole d'autore nei piccoli paesi delle Langhe

Eat & Sleep in Lequio Berria and around

Farmstead

Propi Bun

— Cerretto Langhe —

The Castle of Caldera

Via G. Galliano, 1, 12077 Monesiglio CN, Italia
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The castle of Borgomale

Piazza Castello, 12050, Borgomale, CN, Italia
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The parish church of Madonna della Neve

Via della Porta, 19, 12050 San Benedetto Belbo CN, Italia
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The parish church of San Giovanni Battista

Via Evaldo Cassinelli, 1 12050 Castagnito
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