The first center you can meet is Frassineto Po, known for being a true "village of the book" and known for the historic Palazzo Mossi, where you can find the Center for Interpretation of the Po Landscape.
Then Valmacca welcomes you with its monumental Town Hall (former Castle) and with its long tradition of asparagus.
Just a short distance away, the village of Giarole is dominated by the Castle of Sannazzaro’s Family where every spring is renewed the traditional manifestation of the "Beltane Moon".
Along the Po river, behiond Valenza, known all over the world for goldworking, you will find the village Pecetto di Valenza, with its temporary exhibition of fossils and minerals "Il mare a Pecetto e i fossili della Guarnera".
Farther from the Po, Occimiano has a center full of porticoes and an impressive parish, a legacy of a glorious past under the Aleramic domination, while Mirabello Monferrato is known for the local Ferrari Club and the San Michele Tower. Not far from Mirabello Monferrato is San Salvatore Monferrato, with its parish of S. Martino, the Tower that is the emblem of the village.
On the other bank of the Po river, you enter in the Lomellina area, where you can find villages such as Breme, with an illustrius past that can be discover also thanks to the itinerary The Romanesque in Lomellina, the village of Sartirana Lomellina, in the middle of a plain between three rivers, with its Castle and the permanent exhibition about Ken Scott's works of art, and the village of Mede, with its exhibition of works by the futurist artist Regina Cassolo.
Villages all to discover with calm, by walking or cycling.
Welcome to a tour of plain fortresses and flavors of the Po fertile lands!
For more information:
Tourist Information Office in Casale Monferrato
+39 0142 444 330
Tuesday* 3-6 pm
Wednesday* 10am - 1pm and 3-6pm
Thursday* 10am - 1pm and 3-6pm
Saturday* 10am - 1pm and 3-7pm
Sunday* 10am - 1pm and 3-7pm