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Important fortress in the 17th century, the little town no longer bears traces of the imposing star-shaped walls built by the Spanish in 1636. The village was inhabited first by the Celts, then by ther Romans. According to a legend, Hannibals elephant bit broke here: that village curious name might derive from this episode .
65 mt.
12.249 (2017)
+39.0523.780312 Comune di Rottofreno
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Last update
15 February 2019
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