Vintage cars in Cannobio
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Vintage cars in Cannobio

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A: An old Lancia Augusta in Cannobio's main square

Par Roberto Scavino, à moins de 10 mètres

An old Lancia Augusta in Cannobio's main square

B: Lago Maggiore - Cannobio

Par Ruediger Kottmann, à 10 mètres

Lago Maggiore - Cannobio

C: Piazza Lago in Canobio

Par Jakub Hruska, à 10 mètres

Cannobio dates back to 909. Wool, tanning and the wood/lumber industry were key elemebts of mediavel ...

Piazza Lago in Canobio

D: Camping Strand Cannobio

Par Christoph Giebeler, à 830 mètres

Camping Strand Cannobio

E: Canobiostrand

Par Christoph Giebeler, à 900 mètres

Canobiostrand

F: Wir Am Strand von Cannobio

Par Christoph Giebeler, à 930 mètres

Wir Am Strand von Cannobio

G: Grotto St. Anna

Par Christoph Giebeler, A 2.4 km

Grotto St. Anna

H: Maccagno e il Lago Maggiore

Par Andrea Biffi, A 3.2 km

Maccagno e il Lago Maggiore

I: porticciolo di Maccagno

Par Andrea Biffi, A 3.2 km

porticciolo di Maccagno

J: sul molo a Maccagno

Par Andrea Biffi, A 3.2 km

sul molo a Maccagno

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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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