A rich historical past and a present that has gone all-in on culture. Move invites you to discover Occitan identity and the ancient remains of the Marquisate in popular traditions, in music and art, castles and stately mansions. Discover art and culture with Move.
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.
The baroque style palazzo in the centre of Demonte, preserves one of the most ancient sundials to be found in the Stura Valley on its exterior.
At a height of 2000 metres, in an enchanting valley amongst marmots and green fields, is the Sanctuary of Sant’Anna di Vinadio, a pilgrimage destination for millions of the faithful as well as a tourist spot for the beauty of the countryside in which it is immersed.
Paraloup is a small village situated at 1400m in the municipality of Rittana. In 1943, it offered hospitality to the first partisan band of Justice and Liberty, captained by Duccio Galimberti. Personalities like Dante Livio Bianco, Nuto Revelli and Leo Scamuzzi, who were destined to become leading characters in the struggle for liberation, also passed through the village.
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.
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.
Via Per l’Arte Contemporanea (VIAPAC) is a cross border project between Italy and France. It was established to enhance the alpine region by displaying the works of major contemporary artists, bringing to life an artistic trail between the city of Digne-les-Bains in France and Caraglio, crossing the entire Stura Valley.