Torre del Conte Paolo Ballada di Saint Robert
On the highest point of the park we find the panoramic tower, built in the second half of the nineteenth century by Count Paolo Ballada di San Robert, who used it as an astronomical observatory, from which it is possible to admire a splendid 360° panorama that embraces the whole Alpine arc from Monte Rosa to the Maritime Alps, from the hills of Monferrato to those of Langa up to the Ligurian Apennines.
Since 2012, the park and the tower have hosted a museum itinerary dedicated to the Count of San Robert. The visitor has the opportunity to discover the life and meaning of the Count's works through his highly talented studies and forerunner of modern theories: ballistics. artillery, mechanics, hypsometry, thermodynamics; his interests: botany, entomology; his passions: the mountains.
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