of Cocconato arises in the hearth of Piedmont, among the beautiful Monferrato
hills and not far from the cities of Asti, Turin, Alba, Casale. It greets
visitors with a rich history and the old town center, one of the best kept in
the whole region.
winds up from the lively piazza Cavour, crowded with cafés, restaurants and
shops selling local delicacies, along Via Roma towards the hilltop, bordered by
old houses with balconies with wrought-iron fences and front doors in carved
wood. In via Roma
there is the most significant monument in the village, the Palazzo Comunale, built
in XV century, rare example of Gothic building in the area of Monferrato.
A rich program
of events and fairs regarding food and wine products and local traditions such
as the “Palio degli Asini” (Donkeys Race) warm up the atmosphere of Cocconato
all the year long. Thanks to hospitality and services offered, together with
the warm weather which was worth the nickname of “Riviera del Monferrato”,
Cocconato has been awarded the acknowledgement of the Orange Flag of Touring
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