Guarene

Guarene is built on the top of a hill on the left side of the Tanaro river.

It goes down to the river, where is the village called “Vaccheria” (the name comes from “Gualcaria”, foreign army settlement). Here is the most fertile part of the town’s territory, where vegetables are grown. Guarene is one of the best-preserved town in the Roero.

Among its buildings, interesting is the church of the Santissima Annunziata, rebuilt in 1699: of the old part remain the bell tower and a big altar painting by Moncalvo.

The castle is one of the best castles of Piedmontese eighteenth-century architecture.

History

Anciently called “Plebs Guarene”, the town is referred to in a document by Eugene III, dating from the year 1154.

The Roero family owned the feud since 1382, when it was give them by the marquis of Monferrato.

In 1631 it became a part of the Savoia duchy.

Events in Guarene and around

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

15 Mar

Nonna vive sola nella sua vecchia casa, legata alle tradizioni del suo passato. Riceve spesso la visita di Volpe che in modo birichino le fa scherzi e le guasta quello che fa...

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

Eat & Sleep in Guarene and around

The Castle of Guarene

Castello di Guarene, Guarene, CN, Italia
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The tower of Corneliano

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Cheese

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Colonna Castle

Via Roma, 3, 12040 Baldissero D'alba CN, Italia
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The Church of Saint Ponzio

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The sanctuary of the Piloni

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