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When Austria almost invaded Ticino: Fortini della Fame

Hosted by the Consul of the Lugano Excursions & Leisure Group
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Took place 6 days ago
Sun 15 May 10:00 - 16:00

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Hi Walkies!

Short walk (around 4 hours, 4.5 km, about 350m uphill and downhill)) to the historic site of Fortini della fame: Beautiful landscape, interesting history, an easy walk for everybody.

A highly interesting sequence of events, that almost led to the invasion of Ticino by the Austrians in the mid Protected content , a story told while visiting the fortresses which have been built as a defense line from Camorino to Sementina.

After the walk, we will go for a drink in Giubiasco.
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Bring:
Comfortable shoes.
Food (picnic)
Water
Rain gear (slight chance of a shower)
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Cheers,
DJ