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    Heritage in Saint-Vincent

Archeology
Archeology

Archeological site beneath the Saint-Vincent church

Saint-Vincent

ARCHEO Archeology from the Romans to the existing church today.

The archaeological site beneath the parish church of Saint-Vincent is testimony to a continuous occupation starting from the first settlements dating back to the Late Bronze Age / Iron Age. …

Architecture
Raccard di Valmignanaz

I raccard di Valmignanaz

Saint-Vincent

La collina di Saint-Vincent annovera con orgoglio, nel corpo dei suoi numerosi villaggi, diversi raccard, granai con un’area centrale, per lavorare il grano, simili a quelli della Valle d’Ayas.

In effetti, nel XVII secolo e all’inizio del XVIII, su …

Churches and shrines
Churches and shrines

Chapels and shrines

Saint-Vincent

THE SHRINE OF GRUN

Situated in the heart of the hill of Saint-Vincent.

The building of the shrine is owing to an idea conceived around 1720 by the priest Pierre Bréan, who was already the deputy parish priest of the town from 1705 to 1713 and very …

Churches and shrines
Cappella di Cillian - Saint Vincent

Cillian Chapel

Saint-Vincent

LOCATION: built in the heart of the village, on land where an old, public press once stood.

HISTORY: completed in 1954, this family chapel dedicated to the Holy Innocents was built by the couple Thérèse and Vincent Gorris as a votive offering during …

Churches and shrines
Cappella di Feilley - Saint Vincent

Feilley Chapel

Saint-Vincent

HISTORY: the chapel located in the village of Feilley was erected by Philibert Clappey who, in a deed from 1645, undertook the provision of the funds necessary for its construction. The temple, built fifteen years after the plague of 1630, was dedicated …

Churches and shrines
Santuario di Grun - Saint Vincent

Grun Sanctuary

Saint-Vincent

LOCATION: in the centre and almost at the heart of the Saint-Vincent hillside.

HISTORY: the construction of the sanctuary came from an idea around 1720 by the priest Pierre Bréan, who was vice parish priest in the village from 1705 to 1713 and greatly …

Churches and shrines
Cappella di Linty - Saint Vincent

Linty Chapel

Saint-Vincent

LOCATION: on the western edge of the district, the chapel appears to be looking at Col de Joux.

HISTORY: desired by the inhabitants of Lenty in 1644. They decided to call it after the Visitation of the Virgin Mary and a sung mass and vespers were …

Churches and shrines
Churches and shrines

Moron Church

Saint-Vincent

Situated in the town of Moron, on the Saint-Vincent hillside.

Its current structure, with a large circular apse, dates back to the XV century, when important changes were made to a probable, pre-existing Romanesque building. For some time it conserved …

Churches and shrines
The imposing building

Parish church of San Vincenzo

Saint-Vincent

Built by the Benedictines in the XI century in Romanesque style, the church was subject to multiple architectures one over the another, but also some significant modern restoration (1968 – 1972).

It is located on the structures of a Roman building, …

Churches and shrines
Cappella di Perrière - Saint Vincent

Perrière Chapel

Saint-Vincent

HISTORY: dedicated to St. James the Great whose feast day is the 25th of July, this chapel dates back to the XVI century. Due to its position outside the village and water infiltration, it has always had serious staticity problems, which the inhabitants …

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