14 Sights in Asti, Italy (with Map and Images)


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Asti, Italy! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Asti. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

Sightseeing Tours in AstiActivities in Asti

1. Monumento a Vittorio Alfieri

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Asti is a comune (municipality) of 74,348 inhabitants (1–1–2021) located in the Italian region of Piedmont, about 55 kilometres east of Turin, in the plain of the Tanaro River. It is the capital of the province of Asti and it is deemed to be the modern capital of Montferrat.

Wikipedia: Asti (EN)

2. Battistero San Pietro in Consavia

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Battistero San Pietro in Consavia

The church of San Pietro in Consavia, or complex of the baptistery of San Pietro, is a Roman Catholic church in Asti, in Corso Vittorio Alfieri 6, consisting of four buildings dating from the twelfth and fourteenth centuries located at the east end of the Via Maestra in Borgo San Pietro.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Pietro in Consavia (IT)

3. Collegiata di San Secondo

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Collegiata di San Secondo

The Collegiate Church of San Secondo is one of the oldest Gothic churches in Asti. With the adjacent town hall and overlooking the square of the same name, it is the heart of the city. Dedicated to San Secondo, patron saint of the city, according to tradition it was built on the site of his martyrdom and burial.

Wikipedia: Collegiata di San Secondo (IT)

4. Chiesa di Santa Maria di Viatosto

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The church of Viatosto is a Catholic church located about 2.5 km from the city center of Asti in the Borgo Viatosto. The building blends Romanesque elements with the inclusion of Gothic elements that harmonize perfectly with the previous structures. From the churchyard, you can admire a beautiful view of the city.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Maria Ausiliatrice (Asti) (IT)

5. Museo del Risorgimento

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The Museum of the Risorgimento is an exhibition space located in Asti at Palazzo Ottolenghi. It is dedicated to the Risorgimento and contains finds that can be dated from 1797 to 1870. The collections are completed by testimonies of the First and Second World Wars.

Wikipedia: Museo del Risorgimento (Asti) (IT), Website

6. Santuario della Madonna del Portone

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The Diocesan Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of the Portone, more commonly known by the people of Asti as Madonna del Portone, or also, in the liturgical Latin Porta Paradisi, is a Catholic church, built by incorporating the door of the walls of the ancient village of San Marco, on which the primitive church was then built, whose small apse is now incorporated into the current sanctuary.

Wikipedia: Chiesa e santuario di Nostra Signora Porta Paradisi (IT)

7. Cripta e museo di Sant'Anastasio

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The crypt of Sant'Anastasio is a building built below the early medieval religious complex of Sant'Anastasio. It is located in Asti in the Cathedral district, a few hundred meters from the cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta. The crypt is part of the complex of the Museum of Sant'Anastasio.

Wikipedia: Cripta e museo di Sant'Anastasio (IT), Website

8. Chiesa di Santa Caterina

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The church of Santa Caterina is a Roman Catholic church in Asti, Italy, located in the Santa Caterina district, adjacent to the Maestra district. It is in Baroque style with initial neoclassical influences, and is dedicated to the cult of Catherine of Alexandria.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Caterina (Asti) (IT), Website

9. Chiesa di Santa Maria Nuova

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The church of Santa Maria Nuova in Asti is a very old Catholic church; in the past it was an abbey first of the Augustinians and then of the Lateran canons. It is located in the eastern part of the city on the ancient main road. It was recently given on loan for use to the Orthodox community for 10 years.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Maria Nuova (Asti) (IT)

10. Teatro Giraudi (ex chiesa san Giuseppe)

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Teatro Giraudi (ex chiesa san Giuseppe)

The former church of San Giuseppe is a building in Asti, which until the eighteenth century, served as an ecclesiastical function. In recent years, some restoration and structural consolidation interventions have made it possible to transform it into a venue for exhibitions and cultural events in the city.

Wikipedia: Ex chiesa di San Giuseppe (Asti) (IT)

11. Teatro Alfieri

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Teatro Alfieri

The Alfieri Theatre is the most important theatre in Asti. Founded in 1860 by private shareholders, it has been owned by the city since 1940 and is home to important events and theatrical, musical and opera performances. It is structured around three main parts: the stalls, the barcaccia and the boxes, with a central representative stage. The Alfieri Theatre is located in the historic part of the city, in the immediate vicinity of the Civic Palace. Since 1979 it has undergone extensive renovations, completed in 2002.

Wikipedia: Teatro Vittorio Alfieri (Asti) (IT)

12. Museo Diocesano San Giovanni

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The Diocesan Museum of Asti is a museum space, opened to the public in 2010 with the aim of preserving the artistic heritage of the diocese of Asti. Located in the hall of the former church of San Giovanni, in the larger complex of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, the museum is still being completed. The exhibition spaces are used periodically for temporary exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Museo diocesano San Giovanni (IT), Website

13. Museo archeologico e paleontologico

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The Territorial Paleontological Museum of Asti, also known as the Museum of Fossils, is located in the Palazzo del Michelerio in Asti, and is one of the most important realities managed by the Management Body of the Asti Paleontological Park, a body set up by the Piedmont Region.

Wikipedia: Museo paleontologico territoriale dell'Astigiano (IT), Website

14. Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

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Asti Cathedral, the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Asti, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Asti, Piedmont, Italy. It is dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to Saint Gotthard, and at 82m long and 24m in height and width, is one of the largest churches in Piedmont, the highest expression of Gothic architecture of the region, and among the best examples of Lombard Romanesque appreciable in northern Italy.

Wikipedia: Asti Cathedral (EN)


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