The historical core to medieval mark can be visited on foot along the main street. Numerous museum will enrich your visit: Civic Museum of Palazzo Mazzetti, the Risorgimento Museum, the Paleontological Museum, Lapidary Museum and the crypt of Sant’Anastasio Diocesan Museum San Giovanni.. and soon Palazzo Alfieri.
Famous everywhere for its wines and its cooking, Asti is also worth visiting for its well-preserved historic center. The Middle Ages, a period of great wealth for the city, has left splendid traces on the main monuments: the Cathedral, the collegiate church of San Secondo, the complex of San Pietro, the Sant'Anastasio museum and towers. The baroque-style palaces, including Palazzo Mazzetti seat of numerous exhibitions, and the nineteenth-century elegance of the squares without false notes harmonize with the elegant shop windows of Liberty. The past comes to life every year in the Palio, the oldest horse race in Italy, who runs the 3rd Sunday of September. Strong ties of the city with the countryside instead relive the 2nd Sunday of September with the Festival of Sagre, evocation of rural life and gastronomic feast with specialties of the area. The considerable architectural heritage is the setting for two events.
Asti is a city on a human scale and do not forget the opportunity to enjoy in one of the traditional farms in the area the typical dishes and a good glass of wine.