Piemonte boasts 14 villages recognized among "the most beautiful villages in Italy" according to the National Association of Italian Municipalities. These are places that know how to welcome visitors with the authentic pleasure of ancient preserved tradition and flavors, as well as art and history treasures, expressed by their urban architecture, in harmony with the surrounding landscape. Whether on hilltop or on lake shores, under the shadow of the Alps or among the vineyards, these small towns are the ideal destination for a weekend getaway under the sign of art, nature and typical food. Organize your visit to Mombaldone and Cocconato in the Asti area, CellamonteGarbagna and Volpedo in the province of Alessandria, Ricetto di Candelo, near Biella, ChianaleNeiveOstana and Garessio, in the province of CuneoNeive and Monforte d’Alba between vineyards and hills in Langhe, in the Usseaux, in the valley at the gates of Torino, Orta San Giulio and Vogogna in the Verbano-Cusio-Ossola province.