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ASTIis the capital of Italy's sparkling wine industry and the most famous producer of spumante. Each September, this small, averagely attractive town becomes the focus of attention as it gears up for its Palio. Though it's taken nothing like as seriously as Siena's famous pageant and race, and has been revived to some extent for tourists, you should make an effort to see it if you're near here at the right time. On the day of the race itself, the third Sunday in September, there's a thousand-strong procession of citizens dressed as their fourteenth-century ancestors, before the frenetic …
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Asti is a province in the Piedmont region of Italy and lies in the plain of the river Tanaro. To its northwest is Turin, one of the most important cities and tourist destinations of Italy ...