Mombaldone

Dip in the gullies, Mombaldone is a little medieval jewel, the only village in the Langa Astigiana still surrounded by original walls; it hasn’t changed its structure since its foundation.

Walking down its only main road, from which alleys and passages, arcades and courtyards take their origin, means to travel back trough time.

Here, in the alluvial plain of Bormida, you can still find armours and rifles of French soldiers commanded by Napoleon, against whom this village, alone, opposed a strong resistance, while the entire Piemont opened its doors to the victorious army.

Mombaldone shows its historical origins in its displays and in the carved portals of its buildings.

History

The village is first referred to in the year 991, when the Aleramics gave some land, including Mombaldone, to the monastery of S. Quintino di Spigno.

The town was a property of the marquis Del Carretto di Savoia during the whole Middle Ages, then was given to the town of Asti.

Finally, the Savoia family bought the feud and gave it a long and peaceful period, interrupted only by the wars against Napoleon.

Events in Mombaldone and around

  • 02 Dec 04 Dec

    Più di 130 locali tra ristoranti, cantine storiche, agriturismi, con una disponibilità di ventimila posti a tavola, hanno aderito alla kermesse proposta per il decimo anno dall’Associazione Astigiani

  • 03 Dec 04 Dec

    Cocito Dario produce i più importanti vini del territorio monferrino tra cui la superba Barbera d'Asti DOCG Violanda. Possibilità di visite, degustazioni ed acquisto diretto

  • 03 Dec 04 Dec

    Prenotando la tua degustazione scoprirai la storia del nostro territorio e della nostra famiglia. Risponderemo alle tue curiosità e ti mostreremo tutte le fasi di produzione del vino

  • 11 Dec

    Vieni alla festa prenatalizia di Bel Sit e degusta la Barbera con i produttori. Inoltre, ti attendono bancarelle e spettacoli di burattini

Eat & Sleep in Mombaldone and around

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