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Redentore

Il Redentore

The symbol of the high mountains for the inhabitants of Western Liguria Located on the Saccarello, which with its 2201 meters above sea level is the highest mountain in Liguria, the statue of the Redentore (Redeemer) dominates the valleys of the province of Imperia, next to the province of Cuneo and France.The Redentore embraces with […]

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Corrado Agnese al monte Frontè

Monte Frontè

The second peak of Liguria With its 2153 meters, Monte Frontè it is the second peak in Liguria after Monte Saccarello. It represents the watershed between the Tanaro valley, the Argentina valley and the Arroscia valley and overlooks the “Ciottu de e Giaie”, or the “Conca dei torrenti”, where spring waters are born.Once called Frontero, […]

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Nasi Federico alla chiesa di San Bernardino

Church of San Bernardino in Triora

Beautiful and chilling frescoes The church of San Bernardino in Triora dates back to the 15th century and stands along an ancient mule track. The building preserves splendid and chilling frescoes representing the Last Judgment. Initially erroneously attributed to Giovanni Canavesio, the paintings are probably the work of a Tuscan Renaissance artist. Testo a cura […]

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Sentiero Verdeggia Realdo

Path between Verdeggia and Realdo

Connecting Genoa and the Savoy Verdeggia and Realdo, two towns of the Brigasque culture, are connected by an ancient track. Today both are hamlets of Triora but historically were divided between Genoa and Savoy. Testo a cura di Nicola Ferrarese, immagini di Claudio Cecchi

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Davide Avena sopra Verdeggia

Verdeggia

Brigasca culture lives here The town of Verdeggia rises 1100 m in the center of the rocky amphitheater of Mount Saccarello, framed by woods and streams that give birth to the Argentina stream.Probably founded in the sixteenth century, it was partially destroyed on January 30 1805 by an avalanche, causing the death of 16 people. […]

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Via Marenca

Via Marenca

The thousand-year-old highway The Via Marenca is a route that connected Piedmont, France and the northern regions with the coast, allowing people to move and trade, primarily salt. A stretch of great strategic importance connected the villages of the Impero, Maro and Prelà valleys, reaching Oneglia, the landing point of merchant ships even before th […]

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Corrado Agnese sul Monte Saccarello

Monte Saccarello

The summit of Liguria Monte Saccarello, 2200 m, is the highest peak in Liguria. In 1896 the Austro-Piedmontese army built on its top a fortified complex, armed with cannons oriented towards the French territory. Fonti: Difese militari ed eventi bellici (1940-1945) in provincia di Imperia (Davide Bagnaschino) Testo a cura di Nicola Ferrarese, immagini di […]

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