Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Asti, Italy

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Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 4.5 km
Ascend 52 m
Descend 54 m

Explore Asti in Italy with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in AstiIndividual Sights in Asti

Sight 1: Santuario della Madonna del Portone

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The diocesan sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of the door, more commonly called by the Astigiani Madonna del Portone, or also, in the Latin liturgical Porta Paradisi, is a Catholic church, built by incorporating the door of the walls of the ancient village of San Marco, on which it came Then built the primitive church, whose small apse is now incorporated into the current sanctuary.

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

406 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Chiesa di San Rocco

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The church of San Rocco is a Catholic place of worship located in the village of the same name in Asti. It was the seat of the Battuti Verdi confraternity.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Rocco (Asti) (IT)

101 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: 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, has performed ecclesiastical function. In recent years, some restoration and structural consolidation interventions have made it possible to transform it into the city exhibitions and cultural events.

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

228 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Chiesa di San Martino

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Chiesa di San Martino

The church of San Martino is a Catholic Church of Asti; of Baroque style, overlooks the homonymous square in the San Martino-San Rocco district.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Martino (Asti) (IT)

94 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Museo del Risorgimento

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The Museum of the Risorgimento is an exhibition space located in Asti near Palazzo Ottolenghi. It is dedicated to the Risorgimento and contains finds that can be dated from 1797 to 1870. The collections complement testimonies of the first and second world wars.

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

89 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: Cripta e museo di Sant'Anastasio

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The crypt of Sant'Anastasio is a construction that arose below the alta -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 inserted in the complex of the Sant'Anastasio Museum.

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

344 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Chiesa di Santa Caterina

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The church of Santa Caterina is a Catholic church of Asti, located in the Santa Caterina district, adjacent to the district teacher. It is in Baroque style with initial neoclassical influences, and is dedicated to the cult of Caterina d'Alessandria.

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

95 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 8: Domus Romana

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The Roman domus of Asti is a private building from the Roman era, located about eighty meters north of the Red Torre, in the area of the Varroni Castle.

Wikipedia: Domus romana (Asti) (IT)

282 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: 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

240 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: 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)

440 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 11: Chiesa della Consolata

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Chiesa della Consolata

The church of San Teobaldo, known as the Consolata, with the adjacent Cistercian monastery, is a Catholic church in Piedmontese Baroque style located in the San Silvestro district.

Wikipedia: Chiesa e monastero della Consolata (IT)

76 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Chiesa di San Silvestro

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The Church of San Silvestro is a Catholic Church, in Baroque style, located in Asti. It is the parish church of the San Silvestro district.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Silvestro (Asti) (IT)

524 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 13: Chiesa di San Paolo

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Chiesa di San Paolo

The church of San Paolo in Asti is a Baroque Catholic church, located in Via XX Settembre in the San Paolo district.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Paolo (Asti) (IT)

131 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Chiesa della Confraternita della Santissima Trinità e Sant'Evasio

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Chiesa della Confraternita della Santissima Trinità e Sant'Evasio

The church of the Confraternity of the Holy Trinity and Sant'Evasio is a Catholic church in Piedmontese Baroque style, located in the San Paolo district, in Via Cavour in Asti.

Wikipedia: Chiesa della Confraternita della Santissima Trinità e Sant'Evasio (IT)

267 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: 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)

198 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 16: 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)

223 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 17: Monumento a Vittorio Alfieri

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Asti is a comune of 74,348 inhabitants (1-1-2021) located in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy, 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)

304 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 18: Chiesa di Santa Maria Nuova

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The church of Santa Maria Nuova di Asti is a very ancient Catholic Church; In the past it was an abbey before the Augustinians and then of the Lateran Canons. It is located in the east of the city on the ancient Via Maestra. It was recently given on loan for use to the Orthodox community for 10 years.

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

387 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 19: Museo archeologico e paleontologico

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The Paleontological Museum Territorial of the Asti area also called the Fossili Museum, is located in the Palazzo del Michelerio di Asti, is one of the most important realities managed by the management body of the Asti Paleontological park, an entity prepared by the Piedmont Region.

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

60 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 20: Battistero di San Pietro

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Battistero di San Pietro

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

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Pietro in Consavia (IT), Website

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