From near the head of the Ubaye valley the pass of the Col de l'Argentiere (6 545 ft.) leads over from Barcelonnette to Cuneo, in Italy: it was perhaps traversed by Hannibal, and certainly in 1515 by Francis I.
FOSSANO, a town and episcopal see of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo, 15 m.
It lies on the main line from Turin to Cuneo, and has a branch line to Mondovi.
SAVIGLIANO, a town of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo, 32 m.
The town itself is mainly composed of a long street (flanked by two others), which is really the road from Grenoble to Cuneo over the Col de l'Argentiere (6545 ft.).