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  • Campodolcino - Muvis, Museo della Via Spluga e della Val San Giacomo (ethnographic museum)

    Entering the Museum is like taking a trip back in time: exhibits relate the story of lives of sacrifice which clearly hardened the people subject to them, existing with extraordinary dedication in the...
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  • Chiavenna - Mulino Moro di Bottonera (Mill of Bottonera)

    A rare example of industrial architecture. Situated in the old artisan district of Chiavenna, the Bottonera Mill is a fine and rare example of industrial architecture. Now a museum, the building live...
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  • Chiavenna - Museo del tesoro (Treasure Museum)

    The Treasure Museum is located inside the picturesque collegiate church of San Lorenzo, a complex dating back to the 5th century. The arcade was made between the 17th and 18th century with the aim of ...
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  • Chiavenna - Parco Paradiso e Museo archeologico (Botanical garden Paradiso and Archaeological Museum)

    Botanical garden. The “Paradiso” is a luscious and extensive botanical garden which along with flora and fauna features some fascinating archaeological and historic phenomena and which affords som...
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  • Chiavenna - Riserva naturale Marmitte dei giganti (Marmitte dei Giganti nature reserve)

    Today´s glaciers are just a modest reminder of those  that periodically covered the alpine chain and all of Europa from 1 million years ago up until about 10 thousand years ago. The Park contains ma...
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  • Dascio - Sasso di Dascio (Stone of Dascio)

    An impressive rocky buttress offering a splendid view of Pian di Spagna. The benches and the fountain undoubtedly invite you to take a short break; some explanatory panels help you to learn more about...
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  • Gordona - Chiesa di San Martino (Church of San Martino)

    This church houses one of the richest collections of silverware in the whole of the Chiavenna valley, mainly thanks to gifts by the people who emigrated to Naples and founded a society in 1540. The bu...
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  • Gordona - Chiesa di Santa Caterina (Church of Santa Caterina)

    Can be reached by following the evocative 18th-century aedicule of a Via Crucis. The small building was connected to a castle that stood on the hill during the Middle Ages, and was later demolished by...
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  • Gordona - Ponte sul torrente Boggia e la Cappella omonima (bridge over the Boggia stream and the homonymous chapel)

    Resting on a boulder and bearing engravings, one of which commemorates the visit of Archduke Ranieri, brother of Emperor Francis I of Austria, in 1816. The Boggia Bridge, commonly called "Roman" but...
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  • Mese - Museo del latte (Milk museum)

    The building is located in the main street of the town center, via don Lucchinetti, at the intersection with via Piatti. The building, now site of the Library, in the past housed the dairy. On the bas...
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  • Montemezzo - Chiesa parrocchiale Santi Martino e Giovanni Battista (Parish church of Santi Martino e Giovanni Battista)

    The church, a real gem of the fifteenth century, is located in an extraordinary natural setting where you can practice activities such as trekking.
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  • Novate Mezzola - Chiesa di San Fedelino (Church of San Fedelino)

    This small Romanesque architectural gem stands on the shore of lake Mezzola. The little oratory in its picturesque natural setting can be reached by boat from Scorico, Dascio and Novate Mezzola. The s...
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  • Novate Mezzola - Mòt di Béch

    This is an inlet in the northern part of lake Mezzola, close to the little church of San fedele (also known as San Fedelino). There is a small beach with a landing-stage. From above there are splendid...
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  • Novate Mezzola - Ruins of two ancient limekilns

    Just before reaching the small church of San Giovanni all'Archetto, you will come across some remains of natural ovens where the ore was baked to produce lime.
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  • Prosto di Piuro - Palazzo Vertemate Franchi (Vertemate Franchi Palace)

    A splendid monument to the Renaissance. Situated in Piuro, just a couple of kilometres outside Chiavenna, the mansion is a splendid monument to the Renaissance, located in a genuinely natural and ench...
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  • Samolaco - Church of San Giovanni all'Archetto

    One of the most important evidence of the ancient origins of Samolaco. The walls are largely buried by the debris carried by the nearby Casenda and Meriggiana streams, in memory of the numerous floods...
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  • Samolaco - Church of St Andrew

    Located in Montenuovo, with a short deviation from stage 02 of the Via Francisca, we recommend you follow the Via Crucis to reach the Church of St Andrew in a short time (but uphill). The building, lo...
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  • Samolaco - Resti della chiesa di Sant'Elena

    On the edge of the hamlet there are the ruins of a little old church, of which you can see the apse with some frescoes. 
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  • San Pietro - Torre di Segname

    The tower is thought to date back to the 10th century, to the times of the Hungarian incursions. The name Segname derives from its function as a strategic location for sending signals in the valley (...
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  • San Pietro - Torre medioevale del Culumbèe

    The tower stands in the old centre of San Pietro, on the road leading to the church of the same name (Saint Peter's). To date we have no reliable historical or bibliographic records showing when the ...
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  • Sorico - Chiesa di Santo Stefano

    Next to the church stands an imposing bell tower. Originally constructed in the Romanesque style, the Baroque tower that stands today was rebuilt in 1703. The signs of previous 15th-century alteration...
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  • Sorico - Chiesetta di San Miro

    The little church offers panoramic views from its commanding position overlooking Sorico and the entire lake. Inside it houses the remains of the venerable hermit, who died at the end of the 14th cent...
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  • Sorico - Riserva naturale Pian di Spagna e Lago di Mezzola

    The 'Pian di Spagna' plain, a wetland of international importance, was primarily formed by extensive flooding of lake Mezzola. The landscape is dominated by reed thickets. There are also hardwood fo...
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  • Sorico - Torre Nuova di Sorico

    We do not know the exact date of its construction, but historians agree that in the past it was used as a control and collection point for customs duties on the ancient Via Regina.
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