Cocconato, called the "Riviera del Monferrato", looks like a small mountain village with a particularly mild climate
 
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Cocconato

'Riviera del Monferrato'
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Village of Cocconato
Municipality of Cocconato
Province of Asti
Piemonte region

Inhabitants: 1.444
Center altitude: 491 m s.l.m.

the Municipality is part of:
Città del vino
Paesi bandiera arancione
Borghi più belli d'Italia

Patronal feast
SS. Fausto e Felice - secondo lunedì di settembre

Municipality of Cocconato
Cortile Del Collegio, 3 - Cocconato
tel: 0141907007

Cocconato is a town of about 1600 inhabitants located north west of the Asti province. High up on a hill (491 m.asl) it overlooks the valleys of the lower Astigiano. Thanks to its special microclimate the countryside has olive and palm trees, and a moltitude of flowers that gave birth since early in the 19th century to the name “Riviera del Monferrato”.
Always very active in agriculture, commerce and catering Cocconato today keeps faith to its tradition and is rich of vineyards and wineries, livestock farms, well known fashion operators and artisan laboratories.
Also presents are the main services such as schools, health district, library, banks, rest home, post office, Military Police (carabinieri), road and rail links.
This pleasant and relaxing environment together with the many public events – cultural, gastronomical and folkloristic – are a sure actraction for an increasing number of visitors from all over Piedmont  and other regions.
Given the favorable position, the town is easily reachable from Asti, Turin and Milan. The Asti-Chivasso state road grants quick access to the main highways: Torino-Milano (Chivasso est exit) and Torino-Piacenza (Asti est exit) and to the airports of Torino Caselle and Milano Malpensa.
In 2019 Cocconato is proud to be officially enlisted among the “Borghi più belli d'Italia”, (Most beautiful villages in Italy).

Video by Asti TV

Other destinations nearby

Fontanetto Po
Fontanetto Po
Fontanetto Po is a town of "land and water", the birthplace of the violinist Giovanni Battista Viotti, famous for the French national anthem, the Marseillaise
Vercelli - 17.1 KM from Cocconato
Agliè
Agliè
Agliè houses one of the Royal Residences of Piedmont, recognized since 1997 as a World Heritage Site by Unesco: the Ducal Castle of Agliè
Torino - 37.25 KM from Cocconato
Barbaresco
Barbaresco
Barbaresco in the Langhe region is known for the production of the homonymous wine, recognized worldwide
Cuneo - 40.38 KM from Cocconato
Neive
Neive
Neive is a splendid medieval village located in the Western Langhe, always chosen as the residence of the landed nobility and the wealthy bourgeoisie
Cuneo - 40.61 KM from Cocconato
Grinzane Cavour
Grinzane Cavour
Grinzane Cavour, dominated by the medieval castle, is located on the road towards Barolo and Monforte, a few kilometers from Alba
Cuneo - 48.43 KM from Cocconato

NOTE: distances are set as the crow flies.

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