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Photo Gallery of Triora
Ponente Riviera, Liguria, Italy.

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Picture Gallery RT52 - Triora
Images of Triora to give a photographic tour of this Ponente Riviera inland village.


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 Xtrallusion photo gallery of Italy. Photos, pictures, images and photographs of the Italian Rivieras, the Italian Lakes, the Italian Alps, the Cinque Terre, the Amalfi coast and some of the most beautiful corners of Italy. Plus photos of Italian cities such as Pisa, Milan, Genoa and Rome.

 Xtrallusion photo gallery of Italy. Photos, pictures, images and photographs of the Italian Rivieras, the Italian Lakes, the Italian Alps, the Cinque Terre, the Amalfi coast and some of the most beautiful corners of Italy. Plus photos of Italian cities such as Pisa, Milan, Genoa and Rome.

 Xtrallusion photo gallery of Italy. Photos, pictures, images and photographs of the Italian Rivieras, the Italian Lakes, the Italian Alps, the Cinque Terre, the Amalfi coast and some of the most beautiful corners of Italy. Plus photos of Italian cities such as Pisa, Milan, Genoa and Rome.

 Xtrallusion photo gallery of Italy. Photos, pictures, images and photographs of the Italian Rivieras, the Italian Lakes, the Italian Alps, the Cinque Terre, the Amalfi coast and some of the most beautiful corners of Italy. Plus photos of Italian cities such as Pisa, Milan, Genoa and Rome.

 Xtrallusion photo gallery of Italy. Photos, pictures, images and photographs of the Italian Rivieras, the Italian Lakes, the Italian Alps, the Cinque Terre, the Amalfi coast and some of the most beautiful corners of Italy. Plus photos of Italian cities such as Pisa, Milan, Genoa and Rome.

 Xtrallusion photo gallery of Italy. Photos, pictures, images and photographs of the Italian Rivieras, the Italian Lakes, the Italian Alps, the Cinque Terre, the Amalfi coast and some of the most beautiful corners of Italy. Plus photos of Italian cities such as Pisa, Milan, Genoa and Rome.

 Xtrallusion photo gallery of Italy. Photos, pictures, images and photographs of the Italian Rivieras, the Italian Lakes, the Italian Alps, the Cinque Terre, the Amalfi coast and some of the most beautiful corners of Italy. Plus photos of Italian cities such as Pisa, Milan, Genoa and Rome.

 Xtrallusion photo gallery of Italy. Photos, pictures, images and photographs of the Italian Rivieras, the Italian Lakes, the Italian Alps, the Cinque Terre, the Amalfi coast and some of the most beautiful corners of Italy. Plus photos of Italian cities such as Pisa, Milan, Genoa and Rome.

 Xtrallusion photo gallery of Italy. Photos, pictures, images and photographs of the Italian Rivieras, the Italian Lakes, the Italian Alps, the Cinque Terre, the Amalfi coast and some of the most beautiful corners of Italy. Plus photos of Italian cities such as Pisa, Milan, Genoa and Rome.
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Triora, Province of IMPERIA

Famous as the "town of witches", Triora is a mediaeval centre on the crest of Monte Trono (776 m.) and the most important town in the upper Argentina valley. The little streets, the slate portals and the architectural mixture of periods and styles add to the charm of the old town centre, where you can visit the ruins of the Peirana town gate, as well as the Sottana gate and fountain, the ruins of a castle and Piazza della Collegiata dell'Assunta. Built on the site of an earlier pagan temple, the church preserves paintings by Luca Cambiaso and the Siennese artist Taddeo di Bartolo. In the nearby oratory of San Giovanni Battista (1694) you can admire a statue by Maragliano.

Outside the town, you can see the mediaeval church of the Madonna delle Grazie and the nineteenth-century church of Buon Viaggio on the road to the sanctuary of San Giovanni dei Prati. Only a few ruins remain of a fortress called the Forte della Colombara e della Sella, of the Romanesque church of Santa Caterina on Poggio delle Pie and of the small twelfth-century Genoese fortress. The countryside church of San Bernardino (fifteenth century) has a fine triple-arched portico and preserves a cycle of Biblical frescoes which may be the work of Canavesio.

In the ethnographic museum of rural culture, you can see the moulds of prehistoric exhibits found in Tana della Volpe and Buco del Diavolo and, most importantly, the acts of the proceedings against the witches in 1588, which resulted in thirteen people being tortured and burnt at the stake in a location called Cabotina (or the witches' grotto). There is also a small botanical garden containing the local floral species, which is protected by the "Ligurian Alps Natural Park". This falls inside the municipal territory of Triora and was created with the objective of safeguarding the varied natural environment and its rare animal species, which include the royal eagle and the ermine.

The bungee jumping facilities in Triora are famous throughout Europe. And between a jump into the void and a visit to the woods and grottoes you can indulge in more peaceful gastronomic pleasures: try the local dish called "suggeli" with "bruzzo", a type of pasta dumpling served with ricotta cheese, or the green pie cooked over a tripod fire.

Note: The above is an extracts taken from the official web-site of the Regione Ligure, Agriculture and tourism department - Tourist section.

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Adventure, activity and walking holidays in Italy on the Italian Rivieras. Independent, escorted and self guided walking holidays in Liguria, Italy - plus paragliding, 4x4 and skiing holidays. Come and discover the undiscovered and allow yourself to be charmed by Italy's beautiful Ligurian Rivieras. Visit and explore mountains, mediterranean rivieras and one of Italy's lesser known regions - on foot, by 4x4, with paraglider or on skis.
Enjoy relaxed, independent walking holidays in Italy along the Italian Rivieras using self-guided itineraries. Explore the beautiful mediterranean countryside and coastal mountains by foot taking in some of the regions most famous and magnificent towns and coast - the Cinque Terre, Portofino, Genova (Genoa), Santa Margherita, Rapallo, San Fruttuoso, Camogli, Chiavari, Sestri Levante, Vernazza, Manarola, Riomaggiore, Monterosso al Mare, Corniglia, Portovenere, Savona, Spotorno, Noli, Finale, Alassio, Imperia, San Remo and it's national parks to name but a few.
Whatever you look for in the great outdoors, the region of Liguria in northern Italy, is a paradise for independent walking, hiking, mountain walking, coastal walking, and simply exploring the regions characteristic seaside towns and fishing villages - in spring, summer, autumn and winter. Liguria, an intense flavour of Italy in one of Europe's most unique 'sea and mountain' locations.

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