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Discover 4 places to see in Cesana Torinese

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Battery of the Chaberton

La batteria dello Chaberton conosciuta anche come forte dello Chaberton, è una fortificazione eretta dal Regio Esercito nell'alta Valle di Susa tra il 1898 e il 1910, con successivi ulteriori interventi. La batteria si trova sulla cima del monte Chaberton, a 3130 m s.l.m., che dopo la seconda guerra mondiale è stato annesso alla Francia.

Storia

La progettazione della fortificazione risale a fine '800, quando, nell'ambito della Triplice Alleanza, l'Italia perseguiva un piano di miglioramento dell'apparato di fortificazioni sul confine con la Francia. La v


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Petit Vallon batteries

High battery and low battery of Petit Vallon, on the slopes of Mount Chaberton above Clavière, are two fortified military works built in 1890 to check the background of the plateau de Montgenèvre and prevent a possible invasion by French troops. They consisted of barracks and masonry and concrete forts with artillery casemate and outdoor locations of which were equipped with.

The works

The fortifications were built in anticipation of a possible invasion by France passing from the plateau de Montgenèvre in Cesana; were in the works to support the battery of the Chaberton and defensive works t


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Church of St John the Baptist

The parish church of St John the Baptist, high over the village, still has three apses and the Bell Tower of the Romanesque (12th century). The portal is 1518; the wooden ceiling delXVII century. Near the church there is a 15th-century fountain. In house Alliaud stayed for quite some time Vittorio Alfieri.


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Fort of Champlas Séguin

The Fort of Champlas Séguin was a Fort built during the last years of the 19th century to defend the country from a possible French attack from the Col de Montgenèvre. It lay just above the village of Champlas Sèguin of the municipality of Cesana Torinese and it was the greatest work of Carter after the battery of the Chaberton.

History

The Fort was built in the 1890s and had a characteristic pentagonal completely surrounded by a moat and a counterscarp wall of stones. Inside the defensive wall were the barracks for the troops on one floor and the Central Bank, while outside the Fort there was t


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