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Settimo Vittone

Template:Infobox Italian comune Settimo Vittone is a comune (municipality) in the province of Turin, Piedmont, northern Italy. It is located about Script error: No such module "convert". north of Turin, in the Canavese traditional region.

Main sights

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Madonna and Child fresco (detail) in the apse of St. Lawrence pleban church.

The main attraction are the pieve (pleban church) and the baptistery of St. Lawrenece, most likely dating to the late 9th century. It is one of the main examples of pre-Romanesque architecture in Piedmont. Instead in Romanesque are the bell tower and the rectangular apse. It is home to numerous frescoes, dating from the mid-11th to the late 15th centuries.

The Colma di Mombarone mountain is located nearby.

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