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La Murasse

Architecture  -  Verrès

It is a huge building once used as a barn with stables. It also has a pigeon coop and is surrounded by an embattled wall.An inscription on the tower wall reminds us of the year it was built, in 1512,...

Verrès Castle

Castles and Towers  -  Verrès

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An inscription carved in Gothic characters states that Ibleto of Challant began works in 1390. In 1536 Renato o…

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Chapels

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Verrès

SANTI BARBARA E GIACOMO CHAPEL – located in the Torille district. The current building dates back to the second half of the XIX century. It has changed location from the chapel established by Giacomo…

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Vicarage of Saint-Gilles and parish church

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Verrès

Tradition dates the foundation of the monastery to the X century, however the canonicals of St. Egidio are mentioned for the first time in 1050. It was the location of the parish church, whic…

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Gruppo Storico ''La Famille des Challant''

Folk Groups / Brass bands / Choirs  -  Verrès

Questo gruppo storico è un gruppo di ricerca, studio e valorizzazione dei costumi rinascimentali Valdostani. E’ nato anche per far conoscere la storia dell’illustre famiglia degli Challant. Quest…

Verrès Choir

Folk Groups / Brass bands / Choirs  -  Verrès

Il coro di Verrès è un gruppo corale maschile di canto a cappella che ha festeggiato i suoi sessant’anni d’attività nel dicembre 2011.
Diretto per ben 47 anni dal maestro Giuseppe Cerruti, dal 1998…

The broken idol

Legends  -  Verrès

When Grato was bishop of Aosta, paganism was till widespread in many areas of the Valley. At Verrès the inhabitants worshipped and prayed to the God Mars, building a temple dedicated to him. Th…

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Il Carnevale Storico

Traditions  -  Verrès

Si svolge in febbraio, tra sabato e martedì grasso. Consiste nella rievocazione di un fatto accaduto nel lontano 1449, che ha come protagonisti Caterina di Challant, signora del Contado, ed il popolo…

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