Garessio is a comune in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 100 kilometres south of Turin and about 40 kilometres southeast of Cuneo.
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.
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