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Above Alpe Pojala

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A: Passo Del Muretto

Af Kay F. Jahnke, 720 meter væk

Passo del Muretto is on the 'W' route from Crampiolo to Fondovalle. I take the last opportunity for a...

Passo Del Muretto

B: Monte del Sangiatto

Af Kay F. Jahnke, 2.0 km væk

Monte del Sangiatto is easily accessed by a short detour from the 'W' route from Crampiolo to Fondova...

Monte del Sangiatto

C: View of Lago Di Devero

Af Kay F. Jahnke, 3.3 km væk

Descending from Bocchetta della Valle towards Lago di Dévero, every now and then the lake can be seen...

View of Lago Di Devero

D: Bocchetta Della Valle

Af Kay F. Jahnke, 3.4 km væk

The Bocchetta della Valle is situated on a ridge separating Lago Busin and Lago di Dévero. Between th...

Bocchetta Della Valle

E: Premia - The Thermae - Formazza Valley

Af Davide Pizzigoni, 3.5 km væk

Premia  -  The Thermae - Formazza Valley

F: Above Lago Busin Superiore

Af Kay F. Jahnke, 3.8 km væk

En route from Lago Busin inferiore to Bocchetta della Valle, after having passed Lago Busin superiore...

Above Lago Busin Superiore

G: Forest At Lago Di Devero

Af Kay F. Jahnke, 3.9 km væk

The Giro del Lago is a trail all around Lago di Devero. At times it's on the short, at other times it...

Forest At Lago Di Devero

H: Lago Di Devero

Af Kay F. Jahnke, 4.0 km væk

Lago di Devero is a beautiful lake just below the treeline, so it's surrounded by larch forest. While...

Lago Di Devero

I: Lago Busin Superiore

Af Kay F. Jahnke, 4.0 km væk

A really special place. This is one of the few lakes in the area which aren't artificial. The landsca...

Lago Busin Superiore

J: Lago Busin Superiore, evening

Af Kay F. Jahnke, 4.0 km væk

Lago Busin Superiore, evening

Dette panorama blev taget i Piedmont

Dette er et overblik over Piedmont

The name Piedmont comes from medieval Latin Pedemontium, i. e. "ad pedem montium", meaning "at the foot of the mountains": Piedmont, whose capital is Turin, is surrounded on three sides by the Alps, including Monviso, where Po river rises, and Monte Rosa. It borders France, Switzerland and the Italian regions of Aosta Valley, Lombardy, Liguria and Emilia Romagna.

Its history was linked for centuries to Savoy dynasty: since 1046 Piedmont was part of County of Savoy, raised to Duchy of Savoy in 1416, evolved in the eighteenth century into the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia. The role of Piedmont for Italy's unification is comparable to the role of Prussia for Germany and his army was the engine of the unification process, ended with the creation of the Kingdom of Italy in 1861. The presence of Savoy in its territory bequeathed a large number of castles and residences.

Lowland Piedmont is a fertile agricultural region, producing wheat, rice and maize and is one of the great winegrowing areas in Italy. The region contains major industrial centres: FIAT automobile plants in Turin, Ferrero's chocolate factories in Alba, tissue and silk manufactories in Biella, in Ivrea Olivetti was an important technology center, publishing in Turin and Novara.

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