AVIGLIANA - Tourism and culture

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DINAMITIFICIO NOBEL
Corso Laghi
Museum
COLLEZIONI ETNOGRAFICHE DELLA...
Via Cavalieri di Vittorio Veneto
Museum
CASTELLO E BORGO MEDIEVALE
Via Norberto Rosa
Castle
CHIESA DI SAN GIOVANNI
Piazza San Giovanni
Religious building
CHIESA DI S. MARIA MAGGIORE IN...
Via Santa Maria
Religious building
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GIARDINO BOTANICO REA
Via Giaveno - Trana
3.38km far
Museum
MUSEO ETNOGRAFICO
Borgata Chiodrero - Valgioie
4.53km far
Museum
ABBAZIA DI SANT'ANTONIO DI...
Località Sant'Antonio di Ranverso - Buttigliera Alta - Rosta
4.87km far
Museum
ABBAZIA SACRA DI SAN MICHELE
Via alla Sacra - Sant'Ambrogio di Torino
4.91km far
Museum
MUSEO PARROCCHIALE
c/o Parriocchia di S. Egidio - Rubiana
6.97km far
Museum
MUSEO ETNOGRAFICO ALTA VAL...
Viale Italia 61 - Coazze
8.24km far
Museum

Good to know

Avigliana is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, with about 11,000 inhabitants, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) west of Turin. Avigliana lies in the Susa valley, on the highway going from Turin to Frejus (France). It is best known for two maar lakes, Lago Grande and Lago Piccolo. Also nearby is the massive Sacra di San Michele. History In 574 the Lombard King Cleph built a castle here. According to some sources, the battle between the Franks of Pippin the Younger and the Lombards of Aistulf occurred in the nearby in 750. Later Avigliana depended from the Abbey of Novalesa. Later it was a possession of the House of Savoy. Avigliana was captured by Emperor Henry VI in 1187, but later it was acquired by Thomas I of Savoy. In 1536, in the course of the Italian Wars, it was again stormed by French troops. French attacks repeated in 1630 and 1690, the latter with the destruction of the castle. Main sights Ruins of the castle, destroyed in the 17th century by the French. Church of San Giovanni, with several works by Defendente Ferrari. the Romanesque church of San Pietro. Natural Park of the Lakes of Avigliana. Transportation Avigliana has two gates on the A32 Bardonecchia-Turin motorway. It has also a station on the Turin-Modane railroad Twin towns Tresserve, France References External links Official website

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Via Pinerolo 1/3
B&B Al Pianofolle
Piazza Conte Rosso 31
Hotel Sport
Corso Torino 248
Il Giardino delle Farfalle
Viale Belvedere 22
Sweet Home Club
Via Monte Pichiriano 52
Ninfa Hotel
Viale Gandhi 9
Il Gatto e La Volpe
Via Pinerolo 51
Le Maddalene B&B
Via Delle Maddalene 13
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