Etroubles' open air museum

Etroubles, the medieval borgo

The spirit of a Mediaeval age all in a small village, considered one of the best borgo in Italy. You should Etroubles, Valle d’Aosta, hosts a permanent outdoor art gallery with works of world famous artists. 

The place worths a walk through the old streets, the fountains with fresh water from Mont Velan flows, and the 15th century bell tower. The town of Etroubles is hedged in by an amphitheatre of magnificent mountains including the Mont Vélan (3734 m).

The village is located in a sunny position, well protected from wind and pollution. Homes show their beautiful facades which open onto great entrances, on the main road; the main doorways lead towards internal courtyards or towards long hallways, with indoor stairways that take to all the rooms of the great stone house that once had stables and haylofts.

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