Sommariva del Bosco

The houses of the old part of the town are placed round the castle; the narrow streets of the medieval quartier are lovely.

Historically and architecturally interesting ig the baroque parish church of saint James andPhilip, built for the Acaja family, with the over-30-meters tall bell tower. Inside there are many frescos by Morgari.

On the road to Scaramagna, there’s the Sanctuary of the Beata Vergine di San Giovanni, built around the year 1600, on the place where once stood a chapel built in 1424.

Rich in art pieces and decorations, it holds a wooden statue of Stefano Maria Clemente, made in 1828, and some pictures by Operti.

Farming in Sommariva is a fruitful activity; there are vineyards on the hills, and fruit, vegetables and cattle are cared after.

History

Sommariva is first referred to in 1059, when Riccardo de Summariva sold a part of its territory to the abbey of Santa Maria di Caramagna.

Owned by the Roero and Savoia families, since 1733 it was given as a present to the marquis Seyssel, whose family still owns the castle and park.

Events in Sommariva del Bosco and around

06 Jul 13 Sep

L’arte di Unia indaga la figura umana, soprattutto il mondo femminile: attenzione ai dettagli e una grande carica espressiva sono le caratteristiche che rendono uniche le sue statue

13 Aug

John Dolittle, medico capace di parlare con gli animali, viveva insieme a molti di loro e a sua moglie Lily nella riserva delle meraviglie che la regina d'Inghilterra gli aveva offerto in dono

14 Aug

Un gruppo di attori, guardie e camorristi si trovano sull'isola dell'Asinara dopo una tempesta. I criminali decidono di sfruttare la situazione e fingono di far parte di una compagnia teatrale

Eat & Sleep in Sommariva del Bosco and around

Winery

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