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Monte del Sangiatto

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Monte del Sangiatto is easily accessed by a short detour from the 'W' route from Crampiolo to Fondovalle. Since it's a fine, clear day, I take the opportunity for a summint panorama.

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Piedmont

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A: Above Alpe Pojala

door Kay F. Jahnke, 2.0 hier vandaan

Above Alpe Pojala

B: View of Lago Di Devero

door Kay F. Jahnke, 2.7 hier vandaan

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

View of Lago Di Devero

C: Passo Del Muretto

door Kay F. Jahnke, 2.8 hier vandaan

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

Passo Del Muretto

D: Forest At Lago Di Devero

door Kay F. Jahnke, 2.9 hier vandaan

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

E: Lago Di Devero

door Kay F. Jahnke, 3.1 hier vandaan

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

Lago Di Devero

F: descent from geisspfad to Alpe Devero

door Kay F. Jahnke, 4.0 hier vandaan

descent from geisspfad to Alpe Devero

G: The red and its lakes

door Francesco Favalesi, 4.4 hier vandaan

The red and its lakes

H: Rothorn - the plain moraine

door Francesco Favalesi, 4.5 hier vandaan

Rothorn - the plain moraine

I: Bocchetta Della Valle

door Kay F. Jahnke, 4.5 hier vandaan

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

Bocchetta Della Valle

J: torrente buscagna

door Kay F. Jahnke, 4.7 hier vandaan

torrente buscagna

Dit panorama is genomen in Piedmont

Dit is een overzicht van 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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