Cuorgnè, Province of Torino, Piedmont

This medieval center rises at the entrance of the Locana Valley, along the right bank of the Orco river, a tributary of the Po, on a plateau created by ancient glacier.


  • Altitude: 414 m a.s.l
  • Surface area: 19,38 sq km
  • Population: about 10,000 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 10082
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0124
  • Patron Saint: St. Luigi

What to see

  • The Canavese Archeological Museum which collection describing the prehistory and history of human settlements in the Canavese territory from the Neolithic to the early medieval period
  • The house of King Arduino, in Via Arduino no. 27, where according to the legend the 11th century king of Italy stayed for a period.
  • The parish church of San Dalmazio.

Events and Festivities

  • May, historical re-enactement: Alla Corte di Re Arduino.

Where to stay

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