Monteu Roero

The town is only a few kilometers away from Canale, on the road to Carmagnola, on the top of a steep hill dominated by the castle. The vineyards that cover the hills produce some very good wines. In the latest years strawberry farming has hugely increased, along with the production of chestnuts.

History

The village was founded just after the year 1000, but many findings are of the Roman era. Under the protective shadow of the castle built on the “mons acutus” hill (from which the name), the feud was owned by the Biandrate and later by the Roero family. The German emperor Friedrick Barbarossa stayed in the castle with his court in the winter of 1158, because of the quantity and quality of the wines.

The Roero became lords of the town, and of that of Santo Stefano Roero, at the end of the thirteenth century.

Events in Monteu Roero and around

Eat & Sleep in Monteu Roero and around

The church of Santa Chiara

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The parish church of San Giovanni Battista

Via Evaldo Cassinelli, 1 12050 Castagnito
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The Cisterna d’Asti Castle

Cisterna D'asti, AT, Italia
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The tower of Corneliano

Corneliano d'Alba, CN, Italia
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The church of saint Augustine

Via Cavour, Pocapaglia, CN, Italia
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San Vittore's Church

Str. S. Vittore, 28, 12040 Priocca, CN, Italia
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The Castle of Guarene

Castello di Guarene, Guarene, CN, Italia
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Colonna Castle

Via Roma, 3, 12040 Baldissero D'alba CN, Italia
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