A Brief History of Nizza Monferrato

In 1225, when the city of Alessandria fell from war destruction, many of its inhabitants fled west and founded a new village, Nizza Monferrato. Today the calm streets of Nizza Monferrato in the serene Asti wine region suggest nothing of its tumultuous history. First beseiged by Charles I, then by the Count of Armagnac, and multiple times attacked by the Spanish and then the French , the town finally settled into the hands of the House of Savoy in 1703.

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