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Military barracks at Passo Frontè

Placed along the supply route The Passo Fronté, located at the foot of the second tallest mountain of Liguria, houses military buildings which has been built in the late nineteenth century together with those at Passo Garlenda. Such barracks, placed along the supply route far from the enemy fire, hosted troops and material to support the artillery […]

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Cima Garlenda

Third peak of Liguria Cima Garlenda, 2141 mt, is the third highest peak in Liguria. It was partially transformed in pasture by the first shepherds. Its top is crossed by the Alta Via dei Monti Liguri and, in the winter season, it is often snow covered. Testo a cura di Claudio Cecchi, Nicola Ferrarese. Immagini di […]

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Monte Frontè

Second tallest mountain of Liguria At 2153 m, the Fronté it is the second tallest peak of Liguria, right after Monte Saccarello. It’s placed between Val Tanaro, Valle Argentina and Valle Arroscia.Its slopes are covered by grass with a calcareous substrate.A statue of the Virgin Mary has been placed on its top to protect the Arroscia […]

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On the wolves’ footprints

Following the super-predator The wolf is a super-predator that, coming from the northern Apennines, has used the mountains of the province of Imperia to start the recolonization of the entire Alpine Arch.In the second half of the 90s, first sporadic sightings began in our territory where, in a short time, stable herds were formed.This is undoubtedly […]

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The Cabotina

Where witches met The “Cabotina” was though to be a refuge for witches, “baggiure” in the dialect of Triora. According to the beliefs, they had the power to cause famine and to dry the milk of the mothers. An important witchcraft inquisition trial was held in Triora during the late 16th century. Testo a cura di Nicola Ferrarese, […]

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The fortifications of Monte Saccarello

Cannons on the top 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. Testo a cura di Claudio Cecchi, immagini di Fabio Zenoardo, Claudio Cecchi, Nicola Ferrarese, Corrado Agnese.Fonti:-DIFESE MILITARI ED EVENTI BELLICI […]

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