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Luca Patelli sul sentiero tra Lucinasco e San Lazzaro Reale

Mule track between Lucinasco and San Lazzaro Reale

One of the main roads of ancient Liguria The mule track that leads from Lucinasco to San Lazzaro Reale, connects the upper Via Marenca with that of the valley bottom. The path is dominated by splendid centuries-old olive groves that rise on dry stone terraces, “caselle” and other rural artifacts: monuments to stubbornness, ingenuity and […]

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Luca Patelli al Pnte

Ponte Bausson

On a high and narrow gorge The main mule track that connects Saorge, Passo Muratone and the village of Pigna crosses the Rio del Corvo with a very high stone bridge, called Ponte Bausson. Testo a cura di Nicola Ferrarese, immagini di Nicola Ferrarese

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Nicola Ferrarese al ponte di Santa Filomena

Santa Filomena bridge

One of the oldest bridges in Western Liguria The Santa Filomena bridge connects the church of the same name with the Molino del Longo, a water mill probably built in the sixteenth century.The construction of the bridge was lost over time: it could be older than the 13th century town of Pieve di Teco and […]

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Corrado Agnese al Giara di Rezzo

Giara di Rezzo

The Giara Valley and its spectacular bridges The Giara di Rezzo is a tributary of the Arroscia stream. It’s valley is home to three medieval villages of great historical importance: Rezzo, Lavina and Cenova.The first, which has today the role of Municipality, was a strategic military point, as witnessed by the Clavesana’s castle.Lavina, and even […]

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Luca Patelli sul ponte di San Lazzaro Reale

San Lazzaro Reale bridge

One of the most beautiful bridges in the Western Liguria The San Lazzaro Reale bridge has two spans in Romanesque style, and dates back to the end of the 15th century.It was part of an important road junction between Via Marenca, Lucinasco, the main path along the Torrente Impero and Caravonica. Testo a cura di […]

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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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