Castagnito

This large commune includes a vast territory, from the hills of Roero to the Tanaro river, that divides it from the Langhe.

Artistically interesting is the parish church, dedicated to saint John the Baptist.Near to the road to the village of san Giuseppe, there’s a rural eighteenth-century little church, with a circular plant and an elegant baroque pronaos.

Famous are the wines produced in these hills, especially the Nebbiolo for Roero.

History

The town is first referred to in documents dating from the tenth century.

In the middle ages its castle was one of the most important around, and in it in 1620 the Commune of Asti and king Charles from Provence signed a truce.

Asti gave it then to the Roero family as a feud, and from them both the town and the castle got their names.

Events in Castagnito and around

15 Feb 12 Apr

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

21 Feb

Gli attori propongono un tipo di comicità composto da vari elementi a base di sketch che esorcizza l’inquietudine con la risata

29 Feb

Che volto ha il nuovo razzismo? Da un progetto di ricerca sull’universo rom, lo spettacolo della compagnia torinese Anomalia Teatro riflette sull’ossessione per l’appartenenza etnica

Eat & Sleep in Castagnito and around

The parish church of San Giovanni Battista

Via Evaldo Cassinelli, 1 12050 Castagnito
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The tower of Corneliano

Corneliano d'Alba, CN, Italia
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San Vittore’s Church

Str. S. Vittore, 28, 12040 Priocca, CN, Italia
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Cheese

Bra, 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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Colonna Castle

Via Roma, 3, 12040 Baldissero D'alba CN, Italia
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The church of saint Augustine

Via Cavour, Pocapaglia, CN, Italia
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