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Canelli (Piedmontese: Canèj) is a comune (municipality) of 10,440 inhabitants in the Province of Asti in the Italian region of Piedmont. Canelli is located on a bend of the river Belbo in the Alto Monferrato (High Monferrat), close to the border with the Langhe. The area around the town is rich in vineyards. The area is believed to be the birthplace of the Italian sparkling wine Asti. The village's history of the wine is still evident today with the popular synonym of Muscat Canelli that is still used for the Moscato grape used to produce the wine. The neighbouring comuni are Bubbio, Calamandrana, Calosso, Cassinasco, Loazzolo, Moasca and San Marzano Oliveto in the province of Asti, and Santo Stefano Belbo in the province of Cuneo. On 22 June 2014, Canelli along with Asti Spumante was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Canelli in Italy offers a unique experience to travellers. Canelli is located at a short trip away from Milan a major city in Italy. Add Milan to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Sforza Castle, Museum Of La Scala, Milan Cathedral Or The Duomo. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Canelli.

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  • Living in Canelli - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 81.73 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 94.44 (Very High)
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