Mombarcaro

Mombarcaro, that once was called Monte delle Barche (boats’ mount), is the summit of the Langhe: from here you can get a great view, until Ligure sea.

Built on a hill, it keeps one of the most interesting historical centres of Alta Langa.

It was once protected by high walls, of which a medieval arc dated back to the 13th century is the only part that still remains.

A walk trough the roads of the village, paved with little red bricks, could be a very pleasant way to discover sun-dials, typical corners, strange chimneys.

Precious frescoes, which decorated the old parish church of San Pietro, have been recently brought in the new one.

Today it is a holiday centre for those who love country tourism, made by walks trough the woods and quiet.

History

Mombarcaro has been founded in the Roman era, as shows a tombstone preserved in the Historical Museum. The feud was long disputed by the marquis of Ceva, of Monferrato and of Saluzzo, until it was acquired by the Savoia.

Events in Mombarcaro and around

21 May 22 May

Le eccellenze enogastronomiche delle Langhe vi accompagneranno in un percorso tra bancarelle d’autore, rievocazioni storiche e un angolo di cultura del buon cibo

28 May

Degustazioni, esperienze didattiche e piatti tipici per festeggiare il ritorno della primavera!

29 May

Degustazioni, esperienze didattiche e piatti tipici per festeggiare il ritorno della primavera!

Eat & Sleep in Mombarcaro and around

Farmstead

Propi Bun

— Cerretto Langhe —

the San Rocco Chapel

Mombarcaro, CN, Italia
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Gottasecca: the sanctuary of the Virgin Mary

Via Ravina, 12070 Gottasecca CN, Italia
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Levice: the San Rocco chapel

SP212, 12070 Prunetto CN, Italia
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The castle of Borgomale

Piazza Castello, 12050, Borgomale, CN, Italia
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The church of San Nicola

Via Castello, 19, 12060 Belvedere Langhe CN, Italia
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The Castle of Caldera

Via G. Galliano, 1, 12077 Monesiglio CN, Italia
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