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The Guillemore bridge

Architecture  -  Fontainemore

In the olden days it was the place where the two roads leading to the Lys Valley met, on the right and left bank of the river of the same name. Guillemore and its ravine established the border…

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The historical bridge

Architecture  -  Fontainemore

The bridge stands next to the parish Church and was built in Medieval times around 1200. It crosses the Lys river with a single 22 metre long arch.

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The village of Farettaz in Fontainemore

Architecture  -  Fontainemore

Fontainemore is proud to be one of the most important active emigration hubs (seasonal) tied to construction. From St. Joseph to St. Barbara, at times even at Christmas, the men of this communit…

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Chapels

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Fontainemore

The area of Fontainemore is home to eleven chapels, build by the “macons” (builders) in each village as a symbol of autonomy in each district. The frescoed chapels are Madonna della Neve Chapel i…

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Parish church of Sant'Antonio Abate

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Fontainemore

It was built in 1494 in the place of an old chapel and rebuilt in 1679, after the building was destroyed by a landslide. A Latin inscription which was sculpted in Gothic style characters on the stone…

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Mid Mountain Ecomuseum

Museums  -  Fontainemore

The mid mountain ecomuseum is in Pra dou Sas, close to the entrance to the Mont Mars Natural Reserve. It is a beautiful mid-mountain village, whose buildings are used partly as a living museum….

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Great Saint Bernard

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