Province of Asti, Piedmont Region, Italy
The Province of Asti is located in the center of Piedmont, a territory of hills crossed by the Tanaro River, with the province capital Asti right in the middle. The province is crossed by the so called Via Francigena, a network of itineraries followed since the early Middle Ages by pilgrims directed to Rome; this Via is sided by innumerable romanesque churches and abbeys. The hilly area called Monferrato is renowned for the quality of its wines, among them the moscato d'Asti, and the spumante, a typical fizzy wine used one festive occasions to toast.
Area: 1,511 km² -- Population: about 210,000 inhabitants -- Zip/postal codes: from 14010 to 14100 -- Phone Area Codes: 011, 0141, 0144 -- Car Plate: AT -- Communes: 118 communes -- According to an administrative reform from 1 Jan 2014, the Province is scheduled for suppression and fusion with the Province of Alessandria.
Where to stay
The Comuni in the Province of Asti
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