Vaglio Serra: in the “quadrilateral of the four A” the pearl protected by the woods.
Vaglio Serra is located in southern Asti.
It covers an area of 4.76 km² and has a population of about 300 inhabitants.
It is about 26 km from Asti, the provincial capital.
Historians believe that the first settlement in the area, a Ligurian tribe, can be traced back to the year 118.
The town was among the possessions of the Marquisate of Incisa and the Municipality of Asti.
Later it passed to the Marquisate of Monferrato and then passed to the Incisa and the Municipality of Asti.
Food and wine and typical products.
Wine production is important.
The wines of the area are Barbera d'Asti, Moscato d'Asti and Asti Spumante.
An opportunity to taste them is the Sagra delle Scorte di San Martino.
To be seen.
The Castle of Vaglio Serra (or Stella) dating back to the eighteenth century, is now used as a holiday home and location for weddings.
Also, worth seeing are the Church of Saint Pancrazio, the Confraternity of Disciplinati, and the Sanctuary of Saint Pancrazio.
For outdoor lovers, there is also the panoramic point offered by the Barbera Terrace and the Garden of yews.
Precious ancient plants dwell in the roof garden of the Municipal Palace.
Information synthesis and/or re-elaboration was taken from the website of the Municipality of Vaglio Serra
Cover image source: Municipality of Vaglio Serra