Sommariva Perno

Sommariva Perno, built on the road from Alba to Carmagnola, stands on a lovely little hill.

It has a castle, bought by Vittorio Emanuele II Savoia as a present to his lover, Rosa Vercellana.

Other interesting buildings are the parish church of the Holy Ghost, built in the eighteenth century, the church of san Bernardino with its eighteenth-century stuccos, the church in the small village of Valle dei Rossi, with a painting by Martino Spanzotti.

In May the “Strawberry fair” is held.

History

Very ancient, the town stands where once the Roman town of Paternum stood.

Sommariva was owned by the Roero family since 1300; they had the castle built, before leaving the feud to the Savoia.

Vittorio Emanuele II held this castle as his favourite, and used it for many meetings with Cavour and with his beloved, “la bela Rosin”.

Events in Sommariva Perno and around

24 Sep

Il Teatro delle Dieci, in collaborazione con il Comune di Cherasco, vi invita alla presentazione della stagione teatrale 2021: Il teatro (non) è una lumaca

25 Sep 26 Sep

Visite in cantina accompagnate da degustazioni di formaggi di un caseificio artigianale, alla scoperta di sapori e tradizioni

26 Sep

L'Azienda Agricola Cournaja apre le sue porte a curiosi e appassionati offrendo un'esperienza unica

03 Oct

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 Sommariva Perno and around

Winery

Cournaja

— Santa Vittoria d'Alba —

The parish church of San Giovanni Battista

Via Evaldo Cassinelli, 1 12050 Castagnito
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The Church of Saint Ponzio

SP241, 9, 12066 Monticello d'Alba CN, Italia
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The Cisterna d’Asti Castle

Cisterna D'asti, AT, Italia
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Colonna Castle

Via Roma, 3, 12040 Baldissero D'alba CN, Italia
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MuBATT – Museum of the Battle

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, II, 2, 12040 Ceresole Alba CN
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The church of saint Augustine

Via Cavour, Pocapaglia, CN, Italia
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The Magliano Alfieri Castle and Museums

Castello di Magliano Alfieri, Via Alfieri, Magliano Alfieri, CN, Italia
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