In an area that is included in the North-eastern part of the province of Alessandria, at the extreme eastern edge of Piedmont, which borders on the province of Pavia. Quiet town, Tortona is surrounded by greenery and waterways.
A territory that compares different cultures and landscapes where coexist large shopping centers within walking distance of small villages in the countryside.
There are some interesting holidays and celebrations, such as San Martian, Holy Cross and Our Lady of the Guard. Among the manifestations of Tortona remember the fair of Santa Croce, Taste Tortona.