Salza di Pinerolo, Province of Torino, Piedmont, Italy
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- Altitude: 1245 m a.s.l
- Population: about inhabitants
- Zip/postal code: 10060
- Phone Area Code: 0121
- Frazioni & Localities: Campo la Salza, Didiero, Fontane
Until 1863 the municipality was called simply Salza, then in 1892 acquired the hamlet of Fontane from Prali; in 1928 it was incorporated in the municipality of Massello and finally became autonomous again in 1947. Presently the townhall is situated in the hamlet of Didiero.
What to see
- The beautiful 18th century church dedicated to the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin, located in the village of Campoforano;
- in Fontane, where once several talc mines were active, one of them called Paola, can be visited for about 2 km; at the entrance of the tunnel a Museum Center offers extensive documentation on the mining operation and the main cultural features and landscapes of the valley.