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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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Champorcher Castle

Castles and Towers  -  Champorcher

As the Bard Fortress, Champorcher Castle also belonged to the powerful Lords of Bard, until the fratricidal war between William and Hugo in 1212. Little is known of this early building: we know tha…

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Chapels

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Champorcher

Each village has its own chapel, typically built over the last centuries thanks to money left in wills by inhabitants. Many still retain their original appearance: Verana, Outre-Léve, Salleret…

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Miserin Sanctuary

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Champorcher

Built in 1658, however the current building is the result of reconstruction work in 1881, based on an initiative by the parish priest Jean-Baptiste Danna and the abbot Pierre Chanoux, and th…

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Parish church of San Nicola

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Champorcher

The parish church is the result of the reconstruction of the previous church (which dates back to 1532 and which was probably built on an older church), which was carried out in 1728 by the Valsesian…

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Exhibition of hemp processing

Museums  -  Champorcher

Hemp weaving was an important activity in Champorcher. Production was carried out by almost all families until the end of the 1950s.
Raw materials came from the villages of Arnad and Donnas or wer…

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Hemp Ecomuseum

Museums  -  Champorcher

The museum is situated inside an ancient building in the centre of the village of Chardonney, near to the “Lo Dzeut” cooperative.
The main object of restoration is a stable, a historical buildin…

Mont Avic Regional Park visitors centre - Champorcher

Parks and reserves  -  Champorcher

The building
The visitors centre of the Mont Avic Nature Park was created by restoring ‘Villa Biamonti’, a building constructed in the first years of the 20th century as a tourist residence. Th…

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Mont Blanc

Gran Paradiso

Great Saint Bernard

Aosta and surroundings

Matterhorn

Monte Rosa

Central Valley