San Germano Chisone – Peira Eicrita

11 March 2016

Hi! Today I’d like to bring you with me for a journey into history, but we have to go far, far away in time. Are you ready? The destination of our walk are the woods above San Germano Chisone, in Chisone valley, where we’ll search the Peira Eicrita, which in Occitan means “Written Stone”. This […]

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Legend: I “babi” – San Germano Chisone

10 April 2015

Hi! Today I’m going to tell you why the inhabitants of San Germano Chisone, a small town in Val Chisone, are named “babi”, which means “toad”. You know, I’m familiar with a lot of legends, and precisely a legend explains the origin of this nickname. It’s told that in Pomeano, in the district of Pramollo, […]

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The departure of the fairies – Chaousenc, Pramollo

7 February 2014

Hi all! In the past, I already recounted you some stories in which the fantine, the fairies, are protagonists, and today it’s again fantine time! Did you ever asked yourselves why Pramollo, literally “spring meadow” in the Chisone Valley, is called in this way? Probably it depends on the peculiarity of the soils of this […]

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Legend: Germanets’ pig – Goundin, San Germano Chisone

24 January 2014

Hello! Today I want to have a laugh, and so I’m going to recount you a very funny legend. We’re in San Germano Chisone, more precisely into Goudin hamlet, which is on the way from San Germano to Perosa Argentina. If you look carefully, in the heart of this hamlet, just next to the road, […]

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