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In Monterosa history expresses itself in the landscape with its Walser Stadel, Roman empire monuments, old castles and medieval fortifications.

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City of Varallo Sesia

Alagna-Valsesia

Varallo: the cultural and artistic center Located where the upper part of the valley starts, in a vast basin dominated by its Sacro Monte, Varallo is the historical and cultural capital of Valsesia. Varallo has an eighteenth-century urban layout and...

Sacro Monte di Varallo cableway

Alagna-Valsesia

Discovering an enchanted place: Sacro Monte di Varallo One of a kind and a UNESCO heritage site since 2003, Sacro Monte di Varallo is a symbol of industriousness, devotion, high artistic abilities and craftsmanship. The hands of thousand artisans from...

Loop hike “Walser Réng”

Valle di Gressoney - Gressoney La Trinité - Gressoney Saint Jean

8 km long but easy route, which allows you to discover Gressoney-Saint-Jean and its surroundings and to appreciate the beauty of the landscape and its cultural heritage. The excursion can take up the whole day if you intend to visit...

Santa Maria delle Grazie

Alagna-Valsesia

The prologue and the synthesis of the experience at the Sacro Monte di Varallo! The Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie was built between 1486 and 1493 at the behest of the Franciscan friar Bernardino Caimi. It is located just...

Sacro Monte di Varallo

Alagna-Valsesia

Visiting Sacro Monte is an experience that must be done! It is a unique place, a UNESCO heritage site since 2003, a symbol of industriousness, devotion, and high artistic ability of the hands that gave it life, over nearly four...

Angelo Mosso Scientific Institute

Alagna-Valsesia - Alagna

Angelo Mosso Scientific Institute is a historic research center at 2.901 meters above sea level. Angelo Mosso was its creator, professor of physiology at the University of Turin from 1879 to 1910. Its construction had the aim of supporting the...

Pinacoteca di Varallo

Alagna-Valsesia

The Pinacoteca inaugurated in 1885 thanks to the efforts of the Società d’Incoraggiamento allo Studio del Disegno e per la Conservazione delle Opere d’Arte e dei Monumenti in Valsesia. The purpose is to “collect treasures everywhere scattered in the valley”. It...

Museo Calderini

Alagna-Valsesia

The foundation in Varallo in 1867 of a Museum of Natural History is due to the valetian priest Don Pietro Calderini, with the purpose of providing students with naturalistic material schools useful for a more effective study of scientific disciplines. The...

Champorcher Tower

Valle di Champorcher - Champorcher

  Walking in the small village of Chateau, you will discover the old crenellated tower that will take you back to medieval times when the Champorcher Valley was ripped apart by a fratricidal war between Ugo and Guglielmo, the powerful...

Retempio

Valle di Champorcher - Pontboset

  Let yourself take part in the procession that goes up to the Retempio sanctuary dedicated to The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The mule track climbs up through chestnut trees, and passes through stone villages; the way to...