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Lusernetta, Province of Torino, Piedmont

The small town rises along the Pellice stream, opposite the larger Luserna San Giovanni, both towns being connected through a 17th-century stone bridge. The economy is mostly based on agriculture, and typical products of the area are mushrooms, a mushroom fair being held here in early autumn.

Info

  • Altitude: 507 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 500 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 10060
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0121
  • Patron Saint: St. Antony the Abbot, celebrated on 17th January
  • Frazioni & Localities: Cascina Gerard, Possetti.

What to see

  • The 19th-century parish church of Sant'Antonio Abate.
  • The church of San Bernardino from Siena, built in the latter half of the 15th century originally as a private chapel of the Luserna di Rorà family.

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