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Churches and shrines
Cappella di Pracourt - Saint Vincent

Pracourt Chapel

Saint-Vincent

LOCATION: on a rocky peak a short distance from the Roman bridge.

HISTORY: originally an oratory erected by the noble Mistralis family. In 1609 François Mistralis extended the oratory and built a hexagonal shaped chapel.

The temple is dedicated to Our …

Churches and shrines
Cappella di Salirod - Saint Vincent

Salirod Chapel

Saint-Vincent

LOCATION: it is located in the heart of the old village of Salirod, on the Saint-Vincent hillside.

HISTORY: the foundation of the chapel, desired by the local population, dates back to 1774. Perhaps that year the oratory was also extended, which had …

Churches and shrines
Cappella di Tromen - Saint Vincent

Tromen Chapel

Saint-Vincent

LOCATION: built by the inhabitants of Écrivin, Moulin and other districts on the bank of the Grand-Valey to appeal for protection in an area subject to river flooding.

HISTORY: dedicated by its founders to St. Michael and after the extension of 1747, …

Folk groups / Brass bands / Choirs
Coro Saint - Vincent

Coro Saint - Vincent

Saint-Vincent

Il “Coro Saint-Vincent”, chiamato in origine “Coro Monte Zerbion”, è nato nel 1965 per volontà di un gruppo di amici appassionati del canto di montagna.

Il repertorio di questo Coro maschile spazia dai canti valdostani alle canzoni savoiarde, trentine …

Folk groups / Brass bands / Choirs
Maura Susanna

Maura Susanna

Saint-Vincent

La cantautrice Maura Susanna, considerata la voce più genuina dell’animo popolare valdostano, si è rivelata ancora dodicenne alla gara “Microfono libero” organizzata dai Padri Canossiani di Saint-Vincent. Nei primi anni ‘70 partecipò con successo a …

Museums
The exhibition

Museum of mineralogy and palaeontology

Saint-Vincent

The Museum aims to collect, classify and make known the minerals of the Aosta Valley and a number of crystals and semi-precious stones from around the world.

It currently has about 750 pieces on display, most of which come from the mountains near Saint- …

Roman architecture
Arches over the Cillian river

Ruins of the Roman bridge

Saint-Vincent

The imposing ruins that are visible along the state road leading to Montjovet, give some hint of the ancient majesty of the bridge and recall how the Gallie consular road also crossed this part of the valley.

Only the left hand shoulder of the original …

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