The Rocciaglie – Angrogna

17 July 2015

Hi there! Today we are back in high Valley of Angrogna, in Pellice Valley, ‘cause I really want to show you this wonderful mountain landscape. We are at Rocciaglie, a barricade of rocks rising from the river Angrogna up to the Turle, which represented in the past a barricade for Waldensian people who were trying […]

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Legend: The treasure of Pradeltorno – Angrogna

25 August 2014

  Hello everybody! Nice to see you again! Today we are back in Pradeltorno, in the municipality of Angrogna (Turin), ‘cause this village is famous not only for its peculiar Waldensian temple and for the school of “Barba” (of medieval orgin), but also due to some famous legends about an extraordinary treasure hidden right here. […]

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The splitter, Bealera Peyrota – Angrogna

23 May 2014

Hello guys! After a few time, today we are back on the banks of the Bealera Peyrota, and we’re going to discover its path, from the Angrogna creek to the Pellice stream. D’you remember? A few time ago we spent some time at the Rocha Pisoira (I told you about its funny name, didn’t I?) […]

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Lou Couént – Angrogna

28 March 2014

Hi there! Today we are in a beautiful panoramic area overlooking the village of Angrogna, in Pellice Valley, which is known as “lou Couént ” (i.e.: “the Convent”) . This place got its name from an old building that once stood here (and that is now completely destroyed), which used to host the monks involved […]

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The temple of Pradeltorno – Angrogna

21 February 2014

Hi guys! Today we are back in Angrogna Valley, more precisely in Pradeltorno, an important site of Waldensian history. I’m gonna tell you the history of its temple, which was built in 1876, and which is located on the rock that gives its name to the village, overlooking the town from above. …actually, have you […]

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Barma Mounastira – Angrogna

31 January 2014

Hi everybody! Today we are in high Angrogna Valley, and I want to take you to a really special place: today we are at Barma Mounastira (also known as Barma Monastir). First of all, let me explain (to those who don’t know it) what a “barma” is: this term, probably derived from the Ligurian word […]

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The Rocha Pisoira, Bealera Peyrota – Angrogna

17 January 2014

Good morning kids! Today we’ll go on in our walk to the discovery of Bealera Peyrota… We’ve been there once some time ago, d’you remember? Well, today we are at the second stage of our walk. We are now at Rocha Pisoira. Do you get what its name means? Literally it means “the peeing rock”… […]

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San Lorenzo – Angrogna

3 January 2014

Hi there! Today we are in the central square of the main hamlet of Angrogna, called San Lorenzo. In particular, we are under the town hall, and this stone which you can see me on is known as “Peira de la reizoun”, which means “the reason’s stone”. Probably you’re wondering the reason why this stone […]

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Legend: the devil and the bundle of wood – Le Turle, Angrogna

20 December 2013

Welcome back, my little friends! Today I’m telling you one of the many stories from these valleys that have the devil as the main character… But don’t be scared, ‘cause in Waldensian legends the devil always makes a fool of himself, just like it happens in the tale I’m about to tell you! We are […]

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The Beckwith fountain – Angrogna, Martel

1 November 2013

Hello kids! Today we are about to visit a very special fountain… it is located at Martel, a hamlet of Angrogna village. The fountain you see in the picture has always gushed fresh and clear water. Even in periods of hard drought, like it happened – for example – in mid-nineteenth century, this fountain still […]

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