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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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Pinacoteca di Varallo

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

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

WINTER EVENTS

A variety of events have been organised for the Christmas holidays. On Christmas Eve, there is a stunning midnight mass at the Parish Church: the snow and the nativity scene create the perfect atmosphere for starting your Christmas holidays.

SNOWY VILLAGES

Spend an afternoon in the silence of slow falling snowflakes whilst walking through the alleyways of a village or visit the Ecomuseum to get a glimpse of life in the mountains from times gone by and lose yourself on a

FORTE DI BARD

The complex of the Fort and the Town of Bard is the most prestigious cultural centre in the Western Alps.  Thanks to the restoration of this imposing Savoy fortress and certain areas connected to it, a project based on the

POPE WOJTYLA CROSS AND BARMASC SANCTUARY

At 1,880 metres above Antagnod on the slopes of Monte Zerbion overlooking the Ayas basin and in front of the Monte Rosa glaciers is the Santuario di Nostra Signora di Barmasc. Pope John Paul II visited it in 1990 and

PIER GIORGIO FRASSATI PATH

The Pier Giorgio Frassati Path is a route of faith and contemplation in remembrance of the young man beautified by Pope John Paul II in May 1990. The route touches three valleys – Cime Bianche, Tzere and Verra before returning

RU D’ARLAZ and RU HERBAL

Irrigation canals which channel the water to take it to cultivation areas in the central valley.  These Ru (canals) are today bordered by a country road to give you the chance to visit them amidst uncontaminated and wild nature.  From

RU COURTOD

The old irrigation canal that flows through the Ayas basin is not just the biggest medieval Ru in the Aosta Valley but also the flat high level walk with the best panoramas over the Monte Rosa glaciers.

CHAMPOLUC CINEMA

Don’t miss the latest masterpieces at the Cinema! The old building of the Sant’Anna Church in Champoluc, first built in 1659 has, today, been deconsecrated and turned into the Sant’Anna Cinema.