Cesare Pavese: his places
Santo Stefano Belbo is where the last novel by Cesare Pavese – The Moon And The Bonfires, published in 1950 – takes place. While visiting these places, one can recollect the events of the novel, along with the writer’s biography. Here you can visit the house where he was born and the carpenter’s shop of his long-time friend Pinolo Scaglione (Nuto) – both accessible through our guided tours, as well as the Church of Saints James and Christopher where he got baptized and his grave. In addition, other symbolic locations included in this novel and in other works of Cesare Pavese can be found in town, as well.
Discover them all
To know more about the symbolic value of Pavese’s hometown watch this episode of Io vengo di là (I come from there), our 3-season series on some of the key places related to Pavese’s life and works.