Architecture
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    Architecture

    Every stone tells a story

Villages with typical rural architecture, mills, community ovens, ancient bridges draw the landscape along the Balteo Trail.

Suggestions

The watermills path

In La Madgeleine (stages 7 and 8), eight mills, lined up along a small stream, preserve the memory of the peasant activity of the past.

The Village of Farettaz

In the territory of Fointainemore you wull find traces of love for precise stone cutting and quality rural architecture.

Pontboset's bridges

Discovering bridges and ancient houses in the Champorcher valley. Agile tracks run through villages in the shade of chestnut trees. Suggestive landscapes along the stream alternate large polished boulders and limpid pools of water.

The village of Chemp

In Perloz, the emotion of an open-air museum in an ancient village that returns to life thanks to the masterpieces that inhabit it.

Village of Leverogne

In the Middle Ages pilgrims and traders passed through it. An ancient hospice offering rest and refreshment to travelers still tells the story of the village, which is located in the municipality of Arvier, along stage 15.

Maison Gerbollier

Historic stone stronghold that houses the town hall of la Salle (stages 13 and 14), a municipality full of buildings with interesting architecture.