Scurzolengo, where the medieval castle “embraces” the church of Saint Lorenzo.
Scurzolengo rises in the northeast area of the province of Asti.
It covers an area of 5.34 km² and has a population of about 530 inhabitants.
It is about 15 km from Asti, the provincial capital.
Historians believe that the origins of Scurzolengo are to be found during the Lombard period, in the 10th century.
During the medieval period, Scurzolengo belonged to Asti.
Food and wine and typical products.
The local wines are Grignolino and Ruchè.
A typical dish is the Piedmontese mixed fry.
To be seen.
The elegant parish church dedicated to Saint Lorenzo stands next to the medieval castle, now divided between several private owners.
Also, noteworthy are: Chapel of Saint Defendente, the Chapel of Saint Giuseppe, that of Saint Pietro Martire, the octagonal chapel dedicated to Saint Rocco, “Pesce virgola” and the path of the troughs.
The sports manager Primo Nebiolo was born in Scurzolengo.
Information synthesis and/or re-elaboration was taken from the website of the Municipality of Scurzolengo
Cover image source: Provincia di Asti