Cuneo, Italy

Cuneo, Italy

Experience Cuneo

 

If you are looking for picturesque even breathtaking, Cuneo is located in Piedmont, northern Italy, at the foot of the awe-inspiring Maritime Alps.

 

Some interesting history, during World War II from 1943 to 1945, Cuneo was one of the main centers of partisan resistance against the German occupation of Italy.  It’s geographic setting helps you to understand why.

 

There are opportunities to attend special events like Nuvolari Libera Tribù: the longest summer’s musical festival offering contemporary music and entertainment, near river Gesso. 

 

Cuneo’s specialty is Cuneesi al rhum, chocolates with a unique rum-based filling.  For chocolate lovers, this is a must.

  • It is a good sized town with about 55,000 residents.
  • Cuneo has cold winters and hot, dry summers. It is a good destination to avoid heavy humidity.
  • Michel Ferrero, patriarch of Italian chocolate dynasty Ferrero Group was from Cuneo. He inherited the company from his father Pietro in the 1950s and turned it into one of the world’s largest confectionery makers, whose brands include Ferrero Rocher hazelnut chocolates, Nutella and Tic Tac.
  • There is mountain terrain hiking available in the nearby Parco Naturale dell’Argentera.
  • The Torre dei Ronchi Golf Club is highly rated.

There are a multitude of hotel options in the city. There is something to meet every financial, cultural and historical need. VoomaGo has worked with our network of Locals and partnered with a few vetted accommodations and options. When we’re building your trip with you, we can discuss the availability and right fit for your needs.

A day in Cuneo…

Museum day should begin with Villa Oldofredi Tadini, built as a watchtower is now a museum housing collections of the owners.  You may also want to catch the Civic and the Railway Museums.

For a more outdoors-oriented stroll, you might walk to the Monuments at Peano’s curve and of Stura and Gesso in Torino Square.  You should also see the beautiful Villa Tornaforte, surrounded by an English-style park.

Finally, for a panoramic view of Cuneo and its surrounding countryside you must ride the funicular that connects the plateau to the Gesso River.

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