I would like to know if anyone has been successful in growing lemon trees in Piedmont? We are @ 600 meters elevation, south of Alba. We will use terra cotta pots, and have a micro climate area next to our stables. Full sun all day with 1 meter thick limestone surrounding area. Stephen
Garessio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont.
The former Savoy family palace, the Reggia di Val Casotto is located within the town limits. Garessio is located in the Ligurian Alps.
Located on the border between Liguria and Piemonte provinces, the town's location affords easy access the Mediterranean Sea along with the UNESCO World Heritge site the Langhe wine region which grows the famous Italian wines such as Barolo and Dolcetto.
Garessio is famous for the mineral water found in the town. The Aqua San Bernardo has been famous throughout Italy for as possessing healing properties. At the turn of the century, Garessio was a famous spa town attracting tourists to take the waters and spend the summer in the cool climate.
The town has been reinventing itself as a sports center as It is well located for outdoor sports such as mountain biking, road cycling, skiing and hiking. The historical town center of Garessio has been well preserved as it has been overlooked for development by the local population and has attracted expatriate buyers interested in historical properties.