©2014 Valerio Griffa Staffarda Abbey (1135) is a cistercian monastery near Saluzzo, Piedmont. During European Nine Years War, Louis the Great of France occupied Piedmont when Duke Victor Amadeus of Savoy joined Grand Alliance in opposition to France. The battle took place on 1690, august 18th, around the abbey, and French Army won that combat.
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photo © Valerio Griffa In Bordeaux, France, you can find very rich buildings, French Classic Style from XVIII century. In front of the beautiful Place de la Bourse, artist Jean Marc Llorca, in 2006, drew this wide water basin named Miroir d’Eau, with a filling-empting-fog making system, a sort of mirror for the city architecture. A Bordeaux ci sono bellissimi palazzi in stile classico francese del XVIII secolo. Di fronte alla magnifica Place de la Bourse, l’artista Jean Marc Llorca […]