Travel stories

Travel stories from those with a profound knowledge of the territory.

Giuseppe Baccalario

Acqui Terme: Tria Mirabilia!

The supreme and scholarly Pontiff Paul III, Alessandro Farnese, on his journey to Genoa to make peace between Emperor Charles V and Francis King of France who were at war with each other, stopped in Acqui …

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Roberto Livraghi

A walk through the Middle ages

Dear Traveller, If passing through Alessandria, I would suggest taking half a day for a stroll through the Medieval Ages. Alexandria was a major protagonist of this era. A short tour through the Alexandrian …

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Lionello Archetti-Maestri

A Tour of Southern Monferrato (Acqui area)

If, as far back as 1625, Lord Verulam recommended in his Of Travel that the gentleman destined for the Grand Tour undertake the trip with guides, the same milord - as our fellow citizen Baretti pointed …

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Gianni Calvi

Casale Monferrato: the atmosphere of a real capital!

Dear Traveller, If you happen to find yourself passing near Casale Monferato, I would strongly suggest that you visit this city and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a true Capital; this magnificent …

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Luigi Angelino

Infernot itinéraire

At Cella Monte Alta in the heart of the Ghenza Valley, park in the center in the courtyard of the headquarters of the “Pietra da Cantoni Ecomuseum”, presided by Claudio Castelli. Well worth …

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Roberto Livraghi

Eighteenth century Alexandria. The new face of the city

This tour aims to explore the "new city", which various local architects (Caselli and the Trolli above all) built starting from conquest by the Savoy (1707) and as a result of winning the …

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