Piemonte boasts 12 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 true pleasure of ancient preserved tradition and flavors, 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 in the Asti area, CellamonteGarbagna and Volpedo in the province of Alessandria, Ricetto di Candelo, near Biella, Chianale, Neive, Ostana and Garessio, in the province of Cuneo, Usseaux, in the valley at the gates of Torino, Orta San Giulio and Vogogna in the Verbano-Cusio-Ossola province.