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Bridges and age-old homes in the Champorcher valley

Architecture  -  Champorcher

An original architecture, linked to the impervious land

In a rocky and sloping valley like Champorcher, crossing the river banks was not an easy task. Placing the bridge foundations on top o…

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The old bridges

Architecture  -  Pontboset

The name of the town, Pontboset, evokes its main characteristic:the presence of many bridges.In fact, starting from the Chief Town you can cross six of them with a pleasant walk:amongst the man…

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Gom Chapel

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Pontboset

The current Gom chapel, which dates back to the third decade of the 18th century, was rebuilt on the remains of a previous, much smaller building, with a south facing entrance. The splendid baroqu…

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Parish church of San Grato

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Pontboset

The original church was built between 1622 and 1624, therefore shortly before the foundation of the parish (1625), but it was then rebuilt in 1843-44, working on the plans and under the management of…

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Retempio Sanctuary

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Pontboset

The Retempio Sanctuary, which dates back to 1835, comprises a chapel dedicated to Nostra Signora della Visitazione and San Rocco. Inside is a gilded wooden statue of the Madonna and two polychrom…

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Mont Blanc

Gran Paradiso

Great Saint Bernard

Aosta and surroundings

Matterhorn

Monte Rosa

Central Valley