SANCTUARIES
SPORT AVVENTURA

ITALY UNESCO World Heritage

The Biellese is one of the few Italian districts that host two sites recognised as Unesco World Heritage sites.

The Marian Sanctuary of Oropa, which is one of the "Sacred Mounts of Piedmont and Lombardy" as well as lake Viverone which is part of the " Prehistoric stilt villages of the Alpine arc "( a group of 111 tilt villages from Italy, Austria, France, Germany and Slovenia) enetered into the UNESCO list in June 2011. These stilt constructions date from the Bronze age, 1635-1350 B.C., where occupied up till the middle Neolithic age and at the end of the Bronze age, about one thousand years before Christ.

Siti museali Siti museali

...

29 Results - page 1 of 3

Atelier dello scultore Massimino Perino

Atelier dello scultore Massimino Perino

Provincia di Biella , Pralungo , Biella e Valle Oropa
Altitude: 690.0 m.

La Casa Parrocchiale della frazione Sant'Eurosia ospita dal 2008 la gipsoteca di Massimino Perino (1882-1954), promossa dalla figlia Mariella, essa pure scultrice. Accanto ai gessi, si conservano le sculture giovanili e i documenti, i disegni preparatori.


Phone: 338 6095910
Type: Art-Culture , Museum

Casa Menabrea

Casa Menabrea

Provincia di Biella , Biella e Valle Oropa , Biella
Altitude: 690.0 m.

Un piccolo gioiello che custodisce l'eccezionale patrimonio di cultura e tradizione del celebre brand biellese, che ha contribuito a fare la storia della birra nel nostro paese. Un percorso formativo sul mondo della birra, attraverso il quale il visitatore può scoprire la sua storia, le materie prime utilizzate, i macchinari originari.


Phone: +39 334 1785489
Type: Art-Culture , Museum , Enogastronomy

Upper Cervo Valley House Museum

Upper Cervo Valley House Museum

Provincia di Biella , Valle Cervo , Rosazza
Altitude: 890.0 m.

Founded in 1987, the house museum is located in a traditional home in Rosazza where more than 15 rooms narrate the curious history of the Upper Cervo Valley.


Phone: +39 338 3876595
Type: Art-Culture , Museum

The Graglia sanctuary - Museum site of popular religiousness

The Graglia sanctuary - Museum site of popular religiousness

Baraggia e Pianura , Provincia di Biella , Verrone

The "Sacro Monte" of Graglia was conceived by the parish priest Nicolao Velotti in 1615 who planned the construction of a devotional path consisting of 100 chapels representative of the whole sacred history.


Phone: +39 340 3540037
Type: Art-Culture , Architecture , Museum , Castle

Documentation centre on emigration

Documentation centre on emigration

Valle Ingagna , Donato , Provincia di Biella

The centre keeps the material collected between 2001 and 2006 by the study group which produced a series of eight volumes dedicated to the history of emigration from the Elvo valley and Serra.


Phone: +39 338 4459933
Type: Art-Culture , Museum

Documentation centre on the manufacturing of iron

Documentation centre on the manufacturing of iron

Valle Ingagna , Netro , Provincia di Biella
Altitude: 555.0 m.

Along the stream Ingagna, between Netro and Mongrando, the first productive units for the manufacturing of iron were set up at the end of the 16th century.


Phone: +39 348 7065360
Type: Art-Culture , Museum , Industrial Archaeology

Eco-Museum of the Cossato and Baraggia Districts

Eco-Museum of the Cossato and Baraggia Districts

Provincia di Biella , Zona Colline Orientali , Cossato
Altitude: 257.0 m.

The central theme, publicized through collections, is that of the rural civilization of the area in Cossato: from agricultural practices to forestry, to craftsmanship.


Phone: +39 015 983860 (festivi) + 39 015 9893505 (lun-ven)
Type: Art-Culture , Museum

The Ecomuseum of mountain culture

The Ecomuseum of mountain culture

Provincia di Biella , Valle Ingagna , Muzzano
Altitude: 907.0 m.

The small village of Bagneri, at 900 m bears witness to the work of generations of mountain dwellers who gradually transformed the original environment.


Phone: + 39 349 2958689
Type: Art-Culture , Museum

The Terracotta Ecomuseum

The Terracotta Ecomuseum

Provincia di Biella , Brich di Zumaglia e Collina Biellese , Ronco Biellese
Altitude: 465.0 m.

A remarkable collection of "bielline" and  the revival of the former Cantono kiln form the nucleus of the Earthenware Ecomuseum in Ronco Biellese which was set up in 1995.


Phone: +39 349 4935709 +39 339 7134178
Type: Art-Culture , Museum

The "Trappa" of Sordevolo - Ecomuseum of constructive tradition

The

Provincia di Biella , Valle Elvo , Sordevolo
Altitude: 1014.0 m.

The "Trappa" (Trappist monastery) built in the second half of the 18th century by the  wool manufacturers Ambrosetti, was inhabited between 1796 and 1802 by a community of Trappist monks on the run from revolutionary France.


Phone: +39 349 3269048
Type: Art-Culture , Museum

29 Results - page 1 of 3