The terrytory and the itineraries
In the surrounding area there are plenty of natural and architectural treasures, such as he Cistercians Abbey in Staffarda, the marquess Chapel in Revello, the Mount Monviso, where the river Po starts to flow, the archeological site in Balma Boves, village built underneath a rock and Ostana , city built entirely in stone.
A few minutes away by car, the city of Saluzzo with its castle is a must see antique capital of the homonymous Marquisat, one of the most fascinating cities of Piedmont. On the road back, Manta castle with its beautiful frescos, and Racconigi’s castle, summer residence of the former ruling royal family, the Savoia family, until the 1946.
The solitary and Majestic King of Stone , the “Monviso” (3841 mt) has stolen glances and fascinated all time travellers. We are in the Marquisat land, next to France, exactly in the Po valley, where the homonymous river starts to flow, land full of monasteries and abbeys , from the city of Staffarda up until Revello.