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    Heritage in Saint-Christophe,Nus,Quart,Roisan

Castles and towers
Castles and towers

Casaforte, La Tour Povil

Quart

The “Casaforte di Povil” originally belonged to the lords of Quart.

It was purchased in the second half of the fourteenth century by Jean-Michel Piquart, lord of the manor of Quart at the time and a member of the La Tour family of Courmayeur, who died …

Castles and towers
Quart Castle

Quart Castle

Quart

The castle is a set of buildings arranged within a fortified perimeter, which respects the natural contour of a difficult rocky slope.

The donjon standing on the highest point of the rock, the functional layout of individual buildings, the chapel and …

Churches and shrines
St. Victor's Church - Roisan

Parish Church of San Vittore

Roisan

Location: dominates the town from an elevated position.

History: the church dates back to the XV century. The bell-tower was probably built on a pre-existing tower.

Interesting details: the facade represents St. Victor, a Roman soldier and martyr of …

Archeology
Archeology

Castelliere

Nus

The structure with a 60m axis was brought to light in Saint Barthelemy and is commonly regarded as a fortified village from the Bronze age. Of late, interesting ideas have been put forward that it could be an Etruscan Templum (and it would be the only …

Note - this information is not directly connected to the Cammino Balteo path but it is part of the Aosta Valley tourist offer.