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Viticulture Ecomuseum


The ricetto, a community cellar

The ecomuseum of Viticulture in Candelo is an integral part of the Ricetto, a monument of the XIII-XIV century enclosed by fortified ramparts which conserve its original characteristics. It's a community cellar  par excellence, a unique European example which explains the origins of the village; in fact the district was used to safeguard the most valuable possessions: the agricultural products and wine. The term ricetto (receptum) means shelter, refuge. In the 2 museum cells we can find exhibits of all the "instruments" of the vintner and some information boards.


Destination: Provincia di Biella - Baraggia e Pianura - Candelo
Altitude: 319.0 m.
Type: Art-Culture - Museum

Contacts:

Piazza Castello 29 (Ricetto di candelo) - 13878 Candelo (BI)
Phone: +39 015 2536728 - +39 393 9161562
www. comune.candelo.bi.it - www.candeloeventi.it