“Paerletum”, “lovely place”. This is the root of the town’s name, very fitting if you think of the view offered by the hills surrounding the town.
Perletto is characterized by a tall medieval square tower, a trace of the ancient castle. The chapel of sant’Antonio (1100) is built in an austere Romanic style.
On the first Sunday in September the patronal fair is held; during the fair it’s possible to taste wonderful wines (Dolcetto and Moscato above all).
In the XII century the Commune of Asti occupied it for military reasons; later, it became a marquisade and had as its lords the Gorzegno di San Giorgio family.
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