Piuro Tourism

Piuro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sondrio in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) north of Milan and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Sondrio, on the border with Switzerland. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,938 and an area of 85.4 square kilometres (33.0 sq mi). The municipality of Piuro contains the frazione (subdivision) Savogno. Piuro borders the following municipalities: Avers (Switzerland), Campodolcino, Chiavenna, Ferrera (Switzerland), Madesimo, Novate Mezzola, Prata Camportaccio, San Giacomo Filippo, Soglio (Switzerland), Villa di Chiavenna. On September 4, 1618, Piuro (then a Swiss village known as Plurs) was the site of one of the worst landslides in recorded history. The event, known as "Rodi avalanche" (somewhat inaccurately as the landslide was not composed of snow), completely wiped out Plurs and killed between 1,000 and 2,500 people.


Planning a vacation to Piuro in Italy? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Piuro is located at a short trip away from Milan a major city in Italy. Attractions in Milan include Sforza Castle, Museum Of La Scala, Milan Cathedral Or The Duomo. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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