Piobesi d’Alba

Piobesi is the smallest commune of the Roero Langhe.

In the Middle Ages, at the crossroads of two Roman roads, a church was built, and dedicated to S. Pietro in Vincoli.

It was rebuilt in the nineteenth century, artistically interesting is the little church of san Rocco, beautifully baroque.

Unfortunately, nothing is left of the ancient castle, of the court and the villa. Today, a new lively industrial activity is developing, beside the traditional farming one.

History

This area was already inhabited in the Roman era because of the important roads that passed here; here was also the chapel of Saint Peter, that once owned a large territory.

In 1200 Piobesi became a feud for the De Brayda family, who fought over it for a long time with the Malabailas; later, the latter gave their rights to the Damiani di Priocca (1461).

Events in Piobesi d’Alba and around

08 May 09 May

Riparte la cultura a Bra. Da sabato 8 maggio le sale affrescate di Palazzo Mathis torneranno ad ospitare arte e bellezza, con la mostra “Passaggi” dell’artista Gian Maria Lamberti

09 May

Vie e piazze saranno invasi dalle bancarelle che proporranno pezzi d'antan di ogni tipo, dal vasellame agli attrezzi da lavoro, dai tessuti a libri, dischi, giocattoli, ceramiche e tanto altro

Eat & Sleep in Piobesi d’Alba and around

Winery

Cournaja

— Santa Vittoria d'Alba —

MuBATT – Museum of the Battle

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, II, 2, 12040 Ceresole Alba CN
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The parish church of San Giovanni Battista

Via Evaldo Cassinelli, 1 12050 Castagnito
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The church of saint Augustine

Via Cavour, Pocapaglia, CN, Italia
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The Castle of Guarene

Castello di Guarene, Guarene, CN, Italia
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The church of Santa Chiara

Chiesa Santa Chiara, Via Barbacana, Bra, CN, Italia
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