Town museums and itineraries

Itinerario cittadino di Casale Monferrato

On the second weekend of every month, in conjunction with the antiques market, the town's main historical buildings are open to the public
Guided tours are organized by the "Orizzonte Casale" association and leave from the tourist information kiosk in Piazza Castello.

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On the second weekend of every month, in conjunction with the antiques market, the town's main historical buildings are open to the public.
Guided tours are organized by "Orizzonte Casale" Association and start from the tourists information kiosk in Piazza Castello.

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In the area

Basso Monferrato castles, sanctuary and Sacro Monte di Crea

Typical products

Portinaro (Via Lanza 17) still makes krumiri the artisanal way. While the exact origins of the biscuits are unknown, one legend maintains that they were created after the death of King Victor Emanuel II in 1878 and modelled on his handlebar moustache. Others say that the name was inspired by an episode of the time when a caravan of Europeans was rescued by a tribe of Bedouins called the Krumiri, in possession of a restorative elixir, and that the biscuits were named after the tribe. We know that Domenico Rossi was their inventor and that he was awarded a bronze medal at the Universal Exposition in Turin in 1884 for his recipe. The biscuits also received a royal warrant from Umberto I and the royal princes.
Today they are sold in a distinctive red metal tin.
Wines (Barbera, Grignolino), white Alba truffles.

Sports

Rowing, tennis, swimming (indoor and outdoor pools), football, horseriding, bowls, golf

Events

"Casale Città Aperta" and antiques market (second weekend of the month), "Fiera di San Giuseppe" (March), "Riso e Rose" (May), "Festa del Vino e del Monferrato" wine festival (September)

EVENTI_VISITA

23 June: "Open for Culture", exhibitions and music show in the town center.

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10, 11, 17 and 18 March;
7 and 8 April;
12 and 13 May;
9 and 10 June;
7 and 8 July;
12 August;
8, 9, 15 and 16 September;
13 and 14 October;
10 and 11 November;
8 and 9 December.

25 March - 28 October:
Saturday 15.30-18.30,
Sunday 10.00-12.30, 15.30-18.30;
29 October - December:
Saturday 15.00-17,
Sunday 10.00-12.30, 15.00-17.30.

Guided tours start on Sunday at 15.00.

Free admittance.

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