1. Have a walk
Have a coffee, an aperitif or a drink in the bars and clubs of the nineteenth-century district, the great open air living room of the city: Corso Italia, Via Silvio Pellico and Piazza Risorgimento, Piazza Cavour and Piazza Garibaldi await for you with their cozy cafes and restaurants.
2. Take two hours for yourself
Take a walking tour in the silence of the medieval center.
3. Discover the Castiglia
First a castle, then a prison, today it is home to the Museums of Chivalric Civilization and Prison Memory, as well as an amazing collection of contemporary art. Tip: ask the staff to admire the view from the guard walkways!
4. Visit the Ancient Town Hall
Where the city's rulers met from the 15th century onwards. Climb the steps to the Civic Tower to enjoy the incredible view of Monviso, all the Alps and the fertile plains surrounding Saluzzo. A gem not to be missed, in the same building: the Matteo Olivero art gallery.
5. Immerse yourself in the splendor of the Renaissance in Saluzzo
By visiting the Casa Cavassa Civic Museum and the nearby church of San Giovanni with the marquises' funeral chapel. Do not forget the cloister where you can admire the Chapel of Galeazzo Cavassa and enjoy a good coffee in the quiet cafeteria
6. Love yourself among the mighty columns of the cathedral
The most important church in Saluzzo, expression of Piedmontese Gothic, with the incredible decorations recently restored.
7. Reach Castellar
With a relaxing walk or bike ride: an enchanted village, the village "of the scarecrows", dominated by its imposing castle, surrounded by thousands of rows of fruit trees and vineyards.
8. "Around the world"
From May to October don't miss the "world tour" to discover biodiversity: thousands of plants, flowers and unique species have found their perfect habitat in the botanical garden of Villa Bricherasio, which you can discover accompanied by the curious and passionate stories of Domenico Montevecchi.
9. An authentic morning
Go and meet the peasants of the hill that animate the "Mercà d'le fumne" – the market of the women - in the ancient Maestra district, on Wednesdays and Saturdays do not miss the great weekly market in the streets of the city and the fragrant stalls of the farmers full of color and typical products.
10. Treat yourself to a workout
At the pace of fitwalking among the orchards in bloom that have seen train and then win the Damilano twins, Olympic walking champions and the Dematteis twins, mountain running champions.