Lequio Tanaro

In the big central square, dedicated to senator Giacomo Curreno from Santa Maddalena, there are buildings of great historical and artistic relevance.

We point out the parish church: its facade is a mixture of Classic and Baroque style, which dates back to end of the 18th century, beginning of the 19th.

The Battuti Bianchi brotherhood dates back to the same period.

You can still see the coat of arms on the façade of Salmatoris Palace.

The main activity in Lequio is agriculture, with mixed cultivations of vine, wheat, maize and beans.

In the woods you can find fine white truffles, as well as excellent mushrooms.

The patronal fair is on the third Sunday of October.

History

The name comes probably from Latin “locus quietis” (calm place): the Romans built many villas there, because of the wonderful view and the peacefulness of the place.

Events in Lequio Tanaro and around

23 Apr 24 May

Da sabato 23 aprile martedì 24 maggio 2022 la Chiesa di San Giuseppe ospiterà la mostra personale della fotografa ucraina Yaroslava Klym

19 May 22 May

Mostra che presenta una serie di immagini di lapidi, site nel Campo di Gloria del cimitero di Alba, a ricordo dei partigiani caduti in combattimento durante la Resistenza

21 May

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

Eat & Sleep in Lequio Tanaro and around

Winery

Ceretto

— Alba —

Libano’s Cedar

Unnamed Road, 12064 La Morra CN, Italia
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The Castle of Novello

Via Ferrero, 1, 12060 Novello CN, Italia
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Auditorium Horszowski

Auditorium Horszowski, Via del Carretto, Monforte d'Alba, CN, Italia
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Palazzo Salmatoris

Palazzo Salmatoris, Via Vittorio Emanuele, Cherasco, CN, Italia
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The Barbaresco tower

Torre di Barbaresco, Barbaresco, CN, Italia
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Santa Maria dell’Oriolo

Montelupo Albese, CN, Italia
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