Situated in the heart of the Baraggia region, Balocco is a small farming town that preserves intact an ancient fortification dating back to the 15th century.


From the central Piazza Castello, you can see an ancient fortification, which was first constructed in the year 1000, and later reconstructed from 1423 onwards, following the wars and devastation of the time. At the Balocco Castle, visit the donjon, the central tower and two corner turrets. The apse of the parish church of St. Michael the Archangel, formerly part of the fortified complex, is also visible from the square.

Leaving the town and proceeding in the direction of Buronzo, you come to a deviation leading to the small hamlet of Bastia. The name clearly indicates a fortified place, around which several houses of settlers who wished to have a church were built in the 16th century.

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