An exhibition itinerary which tells the history of the fascist war and of the partisan war in the Stura Valley. It follows the path of a photographic exhibition accompanied by video contributions, military objects and equipment, memories of the war, numerous arms from the period, including a Breda machine gun, all of which give an idea of the material conditions in which the soldiers and partisans were living.
In the village of Ferrere, in the Argentera region in the upper Stura Valley, the “casa del contrabbandiere” – house of the smuggler – is a museum tour about the ancient and traditional practice of smuggling which was a typical activity practiced by the inhabitants of the upper Valley.
The Fort Albertino is at Vinadio, in the upper Stura Valley, and is a masterpiece of military engineering and technology. Built in just 11 years, it was completed in 1847 by Carlo Alberto of Savoy.
The Espaci Occitan Institute of studies (Occitan Space) in Dronero is a centre that collects documents on Occitan culture located at the mouth of the Maira Valley.
Fremos travai e tero (women work and land). Display of equipment and artefacts showing a talented and industrious culture.
Located in Chianale, in the ancient church of the Capuchins, who worked in the valley during the 17th and 18th centuries, the Museum was inaugurated on 13th September 2008. [read more]