Roero

The tampe of Ceresole d'Alba

in Ceresole d'Alba

Ceresole d’Alba – Once, when drinkable water wasn’t available in the stables, people used to dig big tanks in the ground, where rain was gathered and later used to water the animals. The little, private ones were called “tampe”, while the big, common ones were known as “laiass”.

Each spring the farmers used to buy alevins and throw them in their own tanks. Then, the first Sunday of September, everyone became a fisher. The village feast had a fixed menu: fried tench.

There are many theories on why the trenches here are so beautiful and good: some say it’s because of the clayey ground that’s to be found here, some talk of a kind of osmosis between the aminals drinking the water where the trenches were growing and the growth of the fishes.

The church of san Servasio

Castellinaldo d'Alba, CN, Italia
Discover ↝

The Cisterna d’Asti Castle

Cisterna D'asti, AT, Italia
Discover ↝

The church of San Bernardino in Canale

Via Roma, 20, 12043 Canale CN, Italia
Discover ↝

The tower of Corneliano

Corneliano d'Alba, CN, Italia
Discover ↝

The sanctuary of the Piloni

Unnamed Road, 12046 Montà CN, Italia
Discover ↝

Cheese

Bra, 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