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Neive

Neive

A loot at Neive

Neive
Federico Nannerini

Neive
Federico Nannerini

The historic center of Neive preserves a medieval structure, made of narrow cobbled streets that climb toward the Clock Tower and elegant buildings in terracotta. Feel should your name to the gens Naevia, noble Roman family which was a possession: around 100 B.C. was already a roman settlement significant, crossed by the via Aemilia Scauri, so called by the name of its manufacturer, the Consul Emilio Scauri. In the Middle Ages there was erected a fortified castle (of which today remains only a quadrangular tower) and in its vicinity was built a monastery of Benedictine monks from the Fruttuaria Abbey in the territory of San Benigno Canavese. The center, which thickens in the high part, remain some vestiges of the Ricetto, even if the ancient castle went early destroyed in 1276, in the course of one of the many wars between them the communes of Asti and Alba. Of the ancient village has maintained the atmosphere in virtue by winding cobbled streets that you have to rings around the top of the hill or rising toward the Clock Tower (XIII century), symbol of the ancient municipality. The heart of the village is represented by Piazza Italia: almost an eighteenth-century lounge in which overlook especially the administrative offices of the country. You will immediately notice a Palazzo Bianco - the ancient palace of the Town Hall - with arches and pilasters slender, which is in the upper part below the clock, a showy municipal coat of arms. The streets that lead to Neive pass through the typical landscape of the Langhe, done by white hills with vineyards: we are in a production area of great wines. Neive is in fact also destination of visits to its wineries, often hosted in dwellings, such as the eighteenth-century palace of the Counts of Castelborgo. There are four types of wines produced on the hills neivesi: Barbera and Dolcetto d'Alba, Barbaresco and Moscato d'Asti.

Municipality of Neive
Province of Cuneo
Piedmont region

Population: 3,405
Altitude Center: 308 m s.l.m.

The Municipality is part of:
I Borghi più belli d'Italia
Borghi Sostenibili del Piemonte
Città del vino

Unesco site:
Paesaggi vitivinicoli del Piemonte: Langhe, Roero e Monferrato

Municipality of Neive
Piazza Italia 1 - Neive (CN)
phone +39 0173-67004

Barolism. Harvest time in the land of Barolo.

Six producers of the famous wine tell the story of the Barolo during the harvest period. Barolism is our tribute to a wine and territory that is unique the world over.

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    From 27-10-2017
    To 28-10-2017
    Todo Modo live in CitaBiunda
    Concerts

    Add to calendar 2017-10-27 2017-10-28 Europe/Rome Todo Modo live in CitaBiunda Born two years ago by the collaboration between Giorgio Prette, former drummer of the Afterhours, the singer-songwriter Paolo Sapori and Xabier Iriondo, guitarist and Polyinstrumentalist of the Afterhours. Neive

    Born two years ago by the collaboration between Giorgio Prette, former drummer of the Afterhours, the singer-songwriter Paolo Sapori and Xabier Iriondo, guitarist and Polyinstrumentalist of the Afterhours.

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  • Festa di San Michele
    29-09-2018
    Patronal parties

    Add to calendar 2018-09-29 2018-09-29 Europe/Rome Festa di San Michele Neive

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Where to sleep

Rifugio Galaberna

Capolungo Villa, 18/A, Ostana (CN)
73.50 Kilometers from Neive

Where to eat

La Luna nel Pozzo

Piazza Italia 23 , Neive (CN)

Where to shop

Massimo Rivetti Farm

Via Rivetti, 22, località Rivetti, Neive (CN)

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