Visit the town of Garessio in Piedmont at the border of Liguria, Italy.
The old town is definitely worth seeing, as well as the castle Reggia di Valcasotto (originally, it was a monastery and then has been rebuilt in the 12th century and became a castle in 1837 under the Savoy Kingdom), which is partly ruined today, the historic archive and the interesting poetry and archaeological museums. In winter, Garessio is a famous place for sport activities.â€‹â€‹
Garessio is a municipality of about 3,000 inhabitants of the province Cuneo, approx. 50 km far from Imperia.
The Colle San Bernardo divides the territory of Garessio into two parts and the part nearer to Liguria has frequent contacts with the town of Albenga (in the province Savona).
During the Second World War the inhabitants of Garessio fought with bravery for Italy´s freedom and because of that, they received the Bronze Medal of Military Valour.