This is the capital of Baraggia and an important agriculture and handcraft centre.

To reach the higher part of the village, were the historic centre is situated, it is advisable to go along via Castello, a road which enables you to admire some particularly beautiful views and characterised by river stone and brick walls and by fired ceramic windows, typical of the Castle (also named Castellone).

On the left on top of the road there is the Parish of Saint Abbondio. The interior is elegant and divided into three naves of a moderated baroque style, which give a sense of airiness. On the altar it is possible to admire a polychrome crucifix of the school of Tanzio da Varallo, whilst in the apse there is a Deposition, copy of the painting carried out during the XIV century by Giuseppe Giovenone the old and kept in the Borgogna Museum of Vercelli.

The landscape offered to the visitor’s eyes is charming with the vast underlying plane and the mountain chain of the Monte Rosa in the background.

Outside the village we highlight the important remains of the ancient Convent of the Augustinians, decorated by fired ceramic mullioned windows.

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