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Bra is a town in Piedmont. It is a culinary destination, home to the Slow Food movement and the University of Gastronomic Sciences, so you are guaranteed to eat and drink well. Every other year, in September the town also hosts Cheese, a large international cheese festival.

Get in[edit]

For many, the easiest way to get in is by train from Asti. If you are already in Turin, you can take a direct train to Bra.

Get around[edit]

As it is a rather small town, one can explore Bra by foot.


  • Church of Sant'Andrea, Piazza Caduti per la Libertà. A church based on a design by Bernini.  edit


While not in Bra, some of Italy's best wine producers are located nearby. It is a good starting point to explore the Langhe region known worldwide for its red wines.



The specialities include the similarly named sausage, salsiccia di Bra, and cheese, formaggio di Bra.

  • Osteria del Boccondivino, Via Mendicità 14, 0172 425674, [1]. The Slow Food movement started here. Locally produced food.  edit
  • Osteria Murivecchi, Via G.Piumati, 19, +39 0172.431008, [2]. Tue-Fri 12-02 lunch, 7.30-11 dinner, Sat-Sun 7.30-11 dinner. The restaurant of the Ascheri wine family. Typical food and nice wines by Ascheri and other local producers.  edit




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