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

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Castle of Govone

Castello di Govone, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Govone, CN, Italia
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The church of saint Augustine

Via Cavour, Pocapaglia, CN, Italia
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Cheese

Bra, CN, Italia
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Colonna Castle

Via Roma, 3, 12040 Baldissero D'alba CN, Italia
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The church of San Bernardino

Via Roma, 20, 12043 Canale CN, Italia
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The tower of Corneliano

Corneliano d'Alba, CN, Italia
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The Cisterna d’Asti Castle

Cisterna D'asti, AT, Italia
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MuBATT Museum of the Battle

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, II, 2, 12040 Ceresole Alba CN
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