Balma boves

Balma boves

Balma Boves is situated at 652 metres, on the Montebracco mount, between the villages Rocchetta and Robella, and It represents a perfectly conserved microcosm, both agricultural and functional: recover for cattle, deposit for the agricultural equipments, oven for bread baking and washhouse. Everything inspired by the most strict rule of space economizing. The access to it is characterized by chestnut trees, that like old men silently observe the paths enclosed by a fence of stone slabs stuck in the ground.

Boves appears with its path partly hidden behind the waterfall. The Sanfront village has included Balma Boves in 2002, and it has implemented the safety and the renovation of the place, by realizing a museum of country life unique in its genre not only because It permits to visit the architectonical complex but also to know the daily life of the habitants through the rational urban planning and the reconstruction of the environments.


Balma Boves is located in the Sanfront (CN) , on the Montebracco, between Robella and Rocchetta. It is easily reachable following the road marking disposed starting from the two roundabouts at Sanfront entrance. We advice you to follow the itinerary of Frazione Rocchetta : take the junction for Rocchetta, OBLIGATORY parking at the cemetery, about 30 minutes away from the village, the next road is closed to the car traffic. We recommend to wear sporty clothes and shoes.

From Turin to Savona: Troino-Savona highway, exit Marene, follow the indications to Savigliano and then for Saluzzo. From Saluzzo: follow the indications for the Po Valley, along the road until Sanfront village, after about 1 km, at the junction take for Rocchetta, obligatory parking at the cemetery. Ticket comprehensive of guided visit: full Euros 3.00 , reduced Euros 2.00 Free for children up to 6 years old.

Info : Associazione culturale Marcovaldo tel. 0171 618260 cell. 340 4962384 mail: