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

21 May 22 May

Pacchetto speciale per scoprire il territorio della Langa Astigiana! Soggiorno abbinato a una piacevole passeggiata di 7 km circa alla scoperta della Big Bench di Bistagno

22 May

Sesta edizione della camminata enogastronomica a tappe sul Sentiero della nocciola e del gusto

28 May 29 May

Pacchetto speciale per scoprire il territorio della Langa Astigiana! Soggiorno abbinato a una piacevole passeggiata di 7 km circa alla scoperta della Big Bench di Bistagno

Eat & Sleep in Mombaldone and around

Winery

Bel Sit

— Castagnole delle Lanze —

Winery

La Badia

— Calosso —

Winery

Coppo

— Canelli —

Winery

Ghiga

— Castiglione Tinella —

The parish church of Sant’Ilario

Chiesa di Sant'Ilario, Via Castello, Cassinasco, AT, Italia
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The Tuesday market in Canelli

Piazza Carlo Gancia, Canelli, AT, Italia
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The church of Saint Mary

Regione Zabaldano, 20, 14059 Vesime AT, Italia
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San Giorgio Scarampi: the parish church

Via Brofferio, 18, 14059 San Giorgio Scarampi AT, Italia
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The castle of Monastero Bormida

SP56, 22, 14058 Monastero Bormida AT, Italia
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