Carrù, also called “ the door of the Langhe”, is located at the entrance of the Langhe (UNESCO’S World Heritage), an area in Piedmont of great historical interest and enchanting beauty, on the border with Roero and Monferrato, crossed by the Tanaro river, one of the most popular wine and culinary centers in Italy. The truffle, the Piedmont huzelnuts IGP, the DOP cheeses, the wine DOCG Barolo, Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto and the other countless gastronomic excellences are combined with the charm of castles, churches, exhibitions, music and literary festivals, by enlarging the preciousness of this Area and making Langhe an unmissable destination for European and international tourism.
Some examples of our already well-known cultural events: the Truffle festival and Vinum in Alba, the Collisioni Festival in Barolo and the Fat Ox National Fair in Carrù.
The Fat Ox National Fair, started in the 1910, was born in order to enhance the local heritage of the cattle farming and today has become a traditional, commercial and folkloric event. The prizes are awarded to animals of better quality after a careful evaluation and classification carried out by a jury of experts. The 13 of December becomes an unmissable event for the inhabitants of the area, tourists from Liguria, Lombardy and other regions of Italy, as well as foreign tourists attracted by the typicality of the event and of course fascinated by the gastronomic specialties that have always distinguished the city of Carrù: ox boiled meat mix and tagliatelle with beef sauce.
Between the many typical restaurants in Carrù where you can appreciate these exclusive foods, we recommend: HD da Ivan, Trattoria Vascello d’Oro, Locanda del Sorriso.
Finally, the Tourist Office of Carrù offers guided tours to the Churches, the Old Town, the Castle of Carrù and the Belvedere.
By the way, the Enoteca Vinowine is located in Carrù on the Main Avenue, a few steps from the Central Square, and takes part in the cultural and typical scenary of this city that represent an unmissable stop for all the tourists who want to visit Langhe.
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