All the charm of Tonengo, the preferred destination for hikers.
Tonengo rises in the north of Astigiano.
It covers an area of 5.60 km² and has a population of approximately 250 inhabitants.
It is about 38 km from Asti, the provincial capital.
Historians believe that the country may have been founded by the Cimbri.
In 770, it was a fief of Aimone Radicati, count of Cocconato.
Later it passed into the hands of the Marquisate of Monferrato, the lords of Gattinara and Settimo, and the Savoy.
Food and wine and typical products.
Local delicacies include renowned cold cuts, apple and hazelnut pies.
To be seen.
The parish church of the Immacolata Concezione preserves precious nineteenth-century frescoes.
In the Ottini hamlet, the Church of Saint Michele should also be noted.
Tonengo was annexed, in 1928, to the Municipality of Cocconato.
It regained autonomy in 1947.
Information synthesis and/or re-elaboration was taken from the website of the Municipality of Tonengo
Cover image source: Provincia di Asti