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

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 Mombarcaro and around

Farmstead

Propi Bun

— Cerretto Langhe —

the San Rocco Chapel

Mombarcaro, CN, Italia
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San Frontiniano’s Church

Chiesa di San Frontiniano, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Arguello, Province of Cuneo, Italy
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The castle of Camerana

SP111, 2, 12072 Camerana CN, Italia
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Saint Martin Chapel

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

Via Ravina, 12070 Gottasecca CN, Italia
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