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Scavi di Piuro

MUSEUM OF PIURO The Museum of Piuro excavations aims to preserve , exhibit and promote the relics... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2017
chickandbeast
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Durham, Canada
Excellent Progress by Swiss/Italian Team

At the end of August we brought our friends to see the "Scavi di Piuro" and we were extremely... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2014
DFD1303
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Brisbane, Australia
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Jun 16, 2017
“Scavi di Piuro”
Oct 12, 2014
“Excellent Progress by Swiss/Italian Team”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via San Michele, Borgonuovo, 23020, Piuro, Italy
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

In September 1618 after two weeks of continuous rain 1,000 people died in Belfort when an avalanche buried almost all the village, which included a major Palace owned by the same family that owned Palazzo Vertemate Franchi. The ruins are very descriptive when you spend...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2014
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

MUSEUM OF PIURO The Museum of Piuro excavations aims to preserve , exhibit and promote the relics found during the archaeological excavations made in the area affected by the landslide of 1618.

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Reviewed October 12, 2014

At the end of August we brought our friends to see the "Scavi di Piuro" and we were extremely surprised at the wonderful progress and speed of execution made by the Associazione Italo/ Svizzera Scavi di Piuro.on the project. We were very lucky to have...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2014

Think of a narrow Alpine valley, in the 1600's, the busiest route for merchants and travellers between the north and south of medieval Europe. Think of the city which sprang up there, full of life and very sophisticated. Then, in 1618, after weeks of pouring...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2014

In September 1618 after two weeks of continuous rain 1,000 people died in Belfort when an avalanche buried almost all the village, which included a major Palace owned by the same family that owned Palazzo Vertemate Franchi. The ruins are very descriptive when you spend...More

2  Thank DFD1303
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