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111 PLACES IN LANGHE, ROERO AND MONFERRATO THAT YOU SHOULDN'T MISS in white font on aubergine cover, bunch of black grapes near centre

111 Places in Langhe, Roero and Monferrato That You Shouldn't Miss

By (author) Maurizio Francesconi
By (author) Alessandro Martini

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  • The ultimate insider's guide to Langhe, Roero and Monferrato
  • Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides
  • Part of the international 111 Places/Shops series with over 650 titles and 3.8 million copies in print worldwide
  • Fully illustrated with 111 full-page colour photographs
Full Description

What's it like to sit on a bench made for someone 32 feet tall? Why are cardoons hunchback? Where will you find a masterpiece of early Spanish painting, envied by the Prado Museum? Which food is precious enough to merit an auction? Langhe, Roero and Monferrato, treasures of the Piemonte region, have been included by UNESCO on their World Heritage List for their wine landscape. These are territories profoundly different from one another, where ancient agricultural traditions are combined with continual research and innovation. Along with top quality wine and food, you will find small villages and historic castles on top of hills, caressed by fog and fecundity, and also painters, writers and sport champions who have become legends. This is an uncommon tour through 111 and more places, stories and secrets of one of most extraordinary and unknown areas of Italy.

About the Author

Alessandro Martini (Turin, 1972) is an architectural historian, journalist and professor at the Politecnico di Torino. Promoter of the Online Museum of Turin, he is editor-in-chief for Il Giornale dell'Arte. Maurizio Francesconi (Turin, 1974) is a fashion historian, journalist and professor of the history of fashion design and semiotics of fashion at IED in Turin. They live in Turin, and were also the authors of 111 Places in Turin That You Shouldn't Miss.

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Specifications
Publisher
Emons Verlag
ISBN
9783740803995
Published
26th Nov 2018
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
World excluding Germany and Austria
Size
205 mm x 135 mm
Pages
240 Pages
Illustrations
111 color
Name of series
111 Places/Shops
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