Caltignaga

Province of Novara, Piedmont, Italy

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About Caltignaga

Caltignaga is a comune (municipality) in the province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located approximately 90 kilometers (56 miles) north-east of Turin and approximately 8 kilometers (5.0 miles) north-west of Novara.

Caltignaga borders the following municipalities: Bellinzago Novarese, Briona, Cameri, Momo, Novara and San Pietro Mosezzo.

Main attractions

Parish church of Santa Maria Assunta (11th-12th century)

Castle (XIV-XVII century)

Oratory of Saints Nazzaro and Celso, in the hamlet of Sologno (11th century). It is an example of Romanesque architecture which houses frescoes from the mid-fifteenth century by Giovanni da Campo and others. They describe stories of the legendary lives of Nazarius and Celsus.

Remains of a Roman aqueduct

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