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.


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.

Save the Date!

15 August 2024 — 18 August 2024

Wineries Open Doors for Ferragosto

An unforgettable experience to discover the secrets of wine directly from the producers, including tastings and untold stories, in an authentic atmosphere of conviviality

Discover the event

Events in Sommariva del Bosco and around

Eat & Sleep in Sommariva del Bosco and around

The church of san Servasio

Castellinaldo d'Alba, CN, Italia
Discover ↝

The sanctuary of the Piloni

Unnamed Road, 12046 Montà CN, Italia
Discover ↝

International Museum of Women Artists (MIDA)

Chiesa della Madonna dei Prati, Via Artuffi, Ceresole Alba, CN, Italia
Discover ↝

By bicycle from Monticello to Bra

Monticello d'Alba, CN, Italia
Discover ↝

The Cisterna d’Asti Castle

Cisterna D'asti, AT, Italia
Discover ↝

The Castle of Guarene

Castello di Guarene, Guarene, CN, Italia
Discover ↝

Are you planning a trip in the Langhe region?

Let us help you design the perfect vacation, and live your stay like a true insider