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Italy in Photos

Photos of Italy taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italia
Welcome to Italy in Photos, where we invite you to embark on a journey through the enchanting town of Ivrea: – Ivrea is a town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy. It is known as the centre of the Canavese area and the Industrial City of the 20th Century, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town has a rich cultural and industrial heritage, with a history of Roman, Lombard, Frankish, and Savoyan rule. The town lies in a basin that in prehistoric times formed a large lake. Today, five smaller lakes—Sirio, San Michele, Pistono, Nero, and Campagna—are found in the area around the town. The town is situated on the road leading to the Aosta Valley, part of the medieval Via Francigena, and straddles the Dora Baltea. The town is home to the Cathedral of Ivrea, which dates to the 4th century AD and is dedicated to Saint Sabinus. The town also has a castle and a Roman amphitheatre. Ivrea is famous for its carnival and Battle of the Oranges, where people throw oranges at each other. The town is picturesque and has a lot to offer to tourists.

Via Guglielmo Jervis is a street in Ivrea which runs from Via Pavone to Corso Costantino Nigra (Photos 1-2) – Corso Costantino Nigra is a street in Imperia which runs from Via Torino to Piazza Lamarmora (Photos 3-4-5-6-7-8-9) – Via delle Rocchette is a street in Ivrea which runs from Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi to Via Monte Ferrando (Photos 10 -11-19) – Via Gozzano is a street in Ivrea which runs from Via delle Rocchette to Piazza Lamarmora (Photos 12-13-14-15-16) – The Chiesa San Grato in Borghetto is a church located in Ivrea, a city in the Piedmont region of Italy. The church is dedicated to Saint Gratus, the patron saint of Ivrea and Aosta. The church was built in the 11th century and has a Romanesque style with a bell tower and a semicircular apse. The church is part of the historical and cultural heritage of Ivrea and is open to visitors. The church is situated in Via Guido Gozzano, a street named after a famous Italian poet who was born in Turin and lived in Ivrea. Guido Gozzano was known for his lyrical poems that expressed nostalgia, irony, and melancholy. He died in 1916 at the age of 31 from tuberculosis. Some of his poems are inspired by the landscapes and monuments of Ivrea, such as the Chiesa San Grato in Borghetto. (Photos 16-7) – Via Elio Guarnotta is a street in Ivrea which runs from Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi to Piazza Gioberti (Photos 12 -13 – 144 – 155 – 16) – Via Elio Guarnotta is a street in Ivrea which runs from Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi to Piazza Gioberti (Photos 20-21) – Piazza Gioberti is a square in the city of Ivrea, in the Piedmont region of Italy. It is located in the historical center of the city, near the Dora Baltea River and the castle of Ivrea. The square is named after Vincenzo Gioberti, a philosopher and politician who was born in Turin in 1801 and died in Paris in 1852. (Photos 22-23-34)

Corso Cavour is a street in Ivrea which runs from Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi to Piazza Ferruccio Nazionale (Photos 25-26 -31-36-37) – Piazza Perrone is a public square named after Ettore Perrone, an Italian politician who served as the mayor of Ivrea from 1946 to 1951. The square is situated near the Church of San Maurizio and the Camillo Olivetti Fountain. (Photos 28-29-30) – Corso Re Umberto, is a street in Ivrea which runs from Corso Cavour to Corso Botta (Photo 32) – Piazza Ferruccio Nazionale is a square in the centre of Ivrea. It is named after Francesco Ferruccio, a Florentine captain who fought against the Spanish army in the Italian Wars. The square is surrounded by historical buildings such as the Palazzo Civico Ivrea. The square is also a popular meeting place for locals and tourists, as it hosts various events and festivals throughout the year, such as the Carnival of Ivrea, the Battle of the Oranges, and the Historical Parade. (Photos 38-39-40) – Piazza Santa Marta is a square in the centre of Ivrea, It is named after Saint Martha, the patron saint of cooks and servants. The square is home to the church of Santa Marta, a former convent that dates to the 15th century. The church has a baroque facade and a single nave with a vaulted ceiling. Inside, you can admire some frescoes and an altar dedicated to Saint Martha. (Photo 41) – Via Palestro is a street in Ivrea which runs from Via Arduino to Corso Botta (Photos 42-43-45-47-49-50) – Piazza Teatro is a square in the historic center of Ivrea and can be found along Via Palestro . Piazza Teatro is also the home of the Teatro Giacosa, a theatre that hosts cultural events and performances. The square is named after the theatre, which was built in 1785 and renovated in 2008. Piazza Teatro is a place where you can enjoy the architecture, culture, and history of Ivrea. You can also find some restaurants and cafes nearby. (Photo 44) – The Chiesa San Salvatore is a church in Ivrea, Italy, that dates to the 11th century. It was originally dedicated to Saint Dionysius the Areopagite, but later transferred the title of the Holy Savior from another church that was donated to the Benedictine monastery by Bishop Henry1. The church is located near the main street of the historic city centre and has a classical facade that was built in the first half of the 19th century. The facade has some architectural and decorative elements, such as cornices, capitals, and winged cherub heads, made of mortar and brick. (Photos 45-46) – Piazza Ottinetti is a historic square in Ivrea. It was built in 1843 in place of the ancient Convent of Santa Chiara and is surrounded by buildings that host the Civic Library and the Municipal Museum Pier Alessandro Garda. The square is also close to the Teatro Giacosa, a theatre that dates to 1785 and hosts cultural events and performances. Piazza Ottinetti is a place where you can enjoy the architecture, culture, and history of Ivrea. (Photo 48) – Corso Massimo D’Azeglio is a street in Ivrea which runs from Via Palestro to Corso Vercelli (Photos 51-52-53) – Giardini Giusiana is a public garden in Ivrea, Italy, that was created in the 19th century by Giuseppe Giusiana, a wealthy entrepreneur who owned a textile factory in Ivrea1. The garden is located along the Corso Re Umberto, which is one of the main streets of Ivrea, and it has a variety of plants, flowers, fountains, statues, and benches. The garden is also a popular spot for relaxing, walking, and enjoying the view of the river and the mountains1. Giardini Giusiana is a place where you can enjoy the nature, culture, and history of Ivrea. (Photos 54-55-56) – Corso Re Umberto, is a street in Ivrea which runs from Corso Cavour to Corso Botta (Photo 57-58-59-60)

Ivrea Cusine;- Ivrea is known for its historical and cultural heritage, as well as its gastronomy. Ivrea cuisine is influenced by the local traditions, the Alpine environment, and the proximity to France. Some of the special dishes that you can find in Ivrea are: – Polenta concia: – a dish made of cornmeal cooked with butter, cheese, and milk, and served with meat sauce or mushrooms. Polenta concia is a typical dish of the Canavese area, where Ivrea is located, and it is often eaten during the winter months. – Bagna cauda: – a sauce made of garlic, anchovies, olive oil, and butter, and served hot with raw or cooked vegetables. Bagna cauda is a common appetizer or main course in Piedmont, and it is usually accompanied by red wine. – Fritto misto alla piemontese: – a mixed fried dish of meat, offal, vegetables, and fruits, coated with flour and egg, and fried in oil. Fritto misto alla piemontese is a rich and varied dish that showcases the diversity of Piedmontese ingredients. – Tajarin: – a type of thin and long egg pasta, like tagliatelle, and served with various sauces, such as butter and sage, meat ragù, or truffles. Tajarin is a typical pasta of Piedmont, and it is often handmade with fresh eggs and flour. – Bunet: – a dessert made of eggs, milk, sugar, cocoa, amaretti biscuits, and rum, and cooked in a bain-marie. Bunet is a traditional pudding of Piedmont, and it is usually served cold with whipped cream or caramel sauce.

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Photo Gallery of Walk 1 in Ivrea – Via Guglielmo Jervis to Piazza Gioberti
Approximately 1.40 km – 0.86 miles

The walk starts in – Via Guglielmo Jervis – Corso Costantino Nigra – Via delle Rocchette – Via Gozzano – Chiesa San Grato in Borghetto, Via Gozzano – Via Gozzano – Via delle Rocchette – Piazza Gioberti

Photo Gallery of Walk 2 in Ivrea – Via Indipendenza to Piazzale del Duomo
Approximately 1.34 km – 0.83 miles

The walk starts in – Corso Cavour – Piazza Perrone – Corso Cavour – Corso Re Umberto – Giardino Marinai d’Italia – Corso Cavour – Piazza Ferruccio Nazionale – Via Palestro – Piazza Santa Marta – Via Palestro – Via Giacosa – Piazza Teatro – Via Giacosa – Via Palestro – Chiesa San Salvatore, Via Palestro – Via Palestro – Piazza Ottinetti – Via Palestro – Corso Massimo D’Azeglio – Corso Botta – Giardini Giusiana, Corso Re Umberto – Corso Re Umberto