Marsaglia Sanctuary, Monastero di Lanzo
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Marsaglia Sanctuary, Monastero di Lanzo

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Traditional auction of august 15th at Marsaglia Sanctuary, a small alpine borough in Lanzo valleys. Every summer people gathers here from the neighbor villages for the feast of the Assumption.

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A: Monastero di Lanzo, franco-provençal music and dances

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Monastero di Lanzo, franco-provençal music and dances

B: Monastero di Lanzo, main street

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From the top of Devil's Bridge, Lanzo Torinese, Italy.

E: The Devil's Bridge, Lanzo

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The Ponte del Diavolo (or Ponte del Roc; roc = rock in Piedmont dialect) were built in 1378 over the ...

The Devil's Bridge, Lanzo

G: Devil's Bridge, Lanzo, Italy.

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H: Main Square, Ala di Stura, Piedmont, Italy

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I: Monte Arzola

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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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