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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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Claudio Cecchi a Molini di Triora

Molini di Triora

The mill of the Argentina Valley Molini di Triora owes its name to the many mills that once milled cereals and chestnuts, the main sources of livelihood in the upper Argentina Valley. It is even said that there were 23, thanks to the quantity of raw materials to be processed. In the heart of the […]

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Trunette del Carpasina

Trunette del Carpasina

Carved by water Under the inhabited area of ​​Carpasio the waters of Carpasina create unique and scenographic environments. In fact, on its descent to the valley, the stream digs deep and characteristic gorges, called “trunette”, and originates waterfalls and spectacular pools of water. Testo a cura di Nicola Ferrarese, Melania D’Alessandro, immagini di Claudio Cecchi

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Santa Marta

Santa Marta

Between the Prino and Argentina valleys The Sanctuary of Santa Marta rises along the ancient mule track that connects the Prino Valley to Montalto and the Argentina Valley.As often happened, it is possible that the sanctuary was built to “exorcise” a previous place of worship: the area show various traces of the first Ligurian populations. […]

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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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Monte Sette Fontane

Monte Sette Fontane

Roman settlement on a ridge rich in history Monte Sette Fontane is located along one of the most important mountain ridges in the history of western Liguria, connecting the coast with the northern territories.Excavations conducted by the Superintendency since 2002 have confirmed assiduous human attendance from the first and middle Imperial Age, favored, as the name suggests, by […]

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