Fortifications

The fort of Vinadio

Before setting out for the walk, the fort of Vinadio deserves a visit. It was built between 1834 and 1847 by King Carlo Alberto of Savoy. Its defence line consists of ramparts, moats, passageways and it is almost a kilometre in length as the crow flies. It was never armed and never experienced battle. Nowadays, it is used for exhibitions and cultural events. […]

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