Castino

The town’s ancient origins are made evident by the many findings. According to some historians the town’s name comes from the name of a Roman legionary, Castino.

Others say that it comes from “castaneum”, because of the many woods surrounding the town. It has today a rural and zootechnic economy.

Its primary products are fruits, vegetables, beans and hazelnuts.

The coutriside surrounding the town is very pleasant for relaxing and peaceful walks.

History

The town is very ancient, as shown by the many findings. According to some historians, its name comes from a Roman legionary called Castino.

Others believe the etymology derives from “castaneum”, because of the many woods of this area.

Events in Castino and around

Eat & Sleep in Castino and around

Farmstead

Propi Bun

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Prunetto: the church of Madonna del Carmine

SP212, 14, 12077 Prunetto CN, Italia
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The castle of Camerana

SP111, 2, 12072 Camerana CN, Italia
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Levice: the San Rocco chapel

SP212, 12070 Prunetto CN, Italia
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Cortemilia: "Madonna della Pieve"

Via la Pieve, 27, 12074 Cortemilia CN, Italia
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The church of San Nicola

Via Castello, 19, 12060 Belvedere Langhe CN, Italia
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