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

20 Jun

Festeggeremo l’arrivo dell’estate percorrendo antichi sentieri che ci condurranno alla scoperta di luoghi naturali e scenari fiabeschi…e in conclusione, una merenda in puro stile langarolo

26 Jun

Seconda tappa di avvicinamento al Trail del Moscato, con una affascinante e suggestiva corsa podistica off road in notturna intorno a Cossano Belbo

Eat & Sleep in Mombarcaro and around

Farmstead

Propi Bun

— Cerretto Langhe —

the San Rocco Chapel

Mombarcaro, CN, Italia
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The parish church of San Nazario

Via Rutte, 4, 12050 Bosia 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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