Sant'Antonio Church and Bridge (Fontainemore)

Chiesa e ponte di FontainemoreThe church was built in 1494 on the right hand side of the River Lys. Reachable on foot from the bridge, it has an entrance door of carved wood, divided into four panels representing the figures of San Grato, San Giocondo, Sant' Antonio, and Sant'Orso.
Inside, the XVth century chancel needs to be seen.
On the outside don't miss the tower, which was built in two successive stages.Its huge entrance has an inscription on the stone architrave which reads "rèèdifièe IHS 1679 "

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San Grato Church (Pontboset)

Chiesa San GratoThe parochial church of San Grato is believed to be founded on site of an older chapel. It was built in 1625, and before that date the inhabitants had to descend to Hône to celebrate the mass. 

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San Rocco parrochial Church and Lillianes Bridge (Lillianes)

ChiesaThe parochial church was founded on top of an ancient chapel (dated 1490), building started in 1723 and became a real church in 1755, when the bishop Pier Francesco de Sales blessed it.
The belltower is 11 metres tall and is surmounted by the octagonal arrow and four small pinnacles.
On the inside of particular interest is the major altar, in the baroque style, realised by the sculptor J.B. Gilardi and his son Giuseppe, (both from Campertogno, in Valsesia) between 1763 and 1770.

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Chapel of Gom(Pontboset)

Entering Ponboset, you quickly find Gom chapel, built during 1727. On the left of the decorated facade, you can see two dates, 1728 and 1853, the second due to the extension of the building. The chapel is dedicated to the marriage of the Virgin Mary and also celebrates the Madonna of the Snow. Inside the chapel you can see the altar with its decorated carvings, predominantly of blue and red.
In the lateral niches you can admire the statues of St. Gioacchino and St. Anna , and between them, the statue of The Madonna, 1.55 metres tall.

Access

To get there, enter Ponboset from Hône district.

 

Sanctuary of Madonna della Guardia (Perloz)

Santuario Madonna della GuardiaThe sanctuary is located in a very panoramic setting in Madonna della Guardia hamlet, a few hundred metres from the town centre, and has been enlarged between 1715 and 1718.

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