Immersion in Valcanale’s nature

Tourist Offers: Nature and excursions- Valcanale and its walks Situated at the height of 987 metres, Valcanale is the most important part of the Municipality. Immersed in greenery and in nature with beautiful landscapes that are typical of alpine panoramas, it is one of the jewels of the Orobian scenery. The Mountain Hut of Alpe Corte, the first stage of…

Winter Activities: Sports in Valcanale

Tourist Offers: Winter Activities – Sports at Valcanale Situated at the height of 987 metres, Valcanale is the most important section of the Municipality of Ardesio. Immersed in greenery and in nature with beautiful typical landscapes of alpine panoramas, it is one of the jewels of the Orobico scenery. Here it is possible to find mountaineering routes for the more experienced…

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The first inhabitants of this first alpine range were the Lighurians in the West and the Venetians in the East amongst whom came the Celtic Gauls, who progressively reduced the area previously occupied by the Etruscans (VIth century. b.C.). We are, therefore, the descendants of the ancient Celts, who were a big influence on the…

The MEtA Ethnographic Museum of Alta Valseriana

Tourist Offer: The Ethnographic Museum of Alta Val Seriana Established in 1982, the Ethnographic Museum of Alta Val Seriana is divided into four sections and analyzes the secular relationship between the territory and the activites of the valley population with reference to spinning, to the work of charcoal workers, bricklayers, woodcutters and miners. In the ancient fifteenth century building…

Traditions

Habits, customs, rituals and processions constitute an important segment of Ardesian history. For this reason, we can say that Ardesio is partly the homeland of all of this. Below you can find a list of the recurrent and past traditional activities. – La Scasada dol Zenerù– Goat Fair (I Cavre dè Ardès) – Agro-Pastoral Rites: Campanacci, Fantocci and…

Mountain Trails

Ardesio offers the possibility to have walks on medium mountain routes. There are numerous trails that can be used to spend a wonderful day immersed in nature. The main trails are well signposted and numbered. Along the trails, there are signs that even indicate the approximate travel times. At the newstands in the village, it is possible…

MEtA Museum Valseriana

Scopri il MEtA Museo: – The Upper Seriana Valley Museums– Woodcutters and Coal Miners– Miners’ Hall– Spinning and Textiles Hall– The Rural House – The Farmer’s Work– The Rasga del Tönöla Established in 1982, the Ethnographic Museum of the Upper Seriana Valley is divided into four sections and it analyses the secular relationship between the territory…

Religious Festivities

The numerous religious festivities which happen in every district of our Municipality continue to represent today an important appointment not only for residents but also for all those who lived for many years before leaving their native village. This is what happens at Piazzolo, on 22nd August, when the feast dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene is…

Recurring Events

Below you will find a list of cultural and touristic events and activities which are held during the year in Ardesio: Cultural Events and Activities Raduno Fiat Ritmo Second Sunday of April As if by magic (Come d’Incanto – Festival of Street Artists) First Weekend of June Vespa Rock Last Weekend of June Anniversary of the…

Orobie Ring Trail

Also known as the Orobian Ring, this enchanting trail crosses the Bergamo Province from one end to the other and links all the mountain huts of the Italian Alpine Club (CAI) of Eastern Orobia, and considers the small city of Ardesio as the point of departure and arrival for the whole trail. Orobie Ring Passport News: Passport to…

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Orobie Passport Visit the office of Vivi Ardesio for information, recommendations and bookings as well as to get a free  “Passport for the Ring Trail of Eastern Orobia”. – The Passport for the Orobian Ring Trail – Live Orobian Webcam – How to request it Forget the traffic, forget the rush! Pristine nature, cultural events and traditions, shopping, relaxation.Ardesio, a…