Fontana del Burro (the Butter’s Fountain) – Angrogna

29 June 2018

Hello my friends! Today we are in a place that is only apparently devoid of stories to tell, but which will help us to go along the discovery of a very precious food for the old valleys: we are at the Fontana del Burro (the Butter’s Fountain) of Angrogna. Butter, apart from being extremely important […]

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Carlo Alberto Fountain – Torre Pellice

14 April 2017

Hello kids! Today I will not take you too much time, since I really hope this weekend you’re going to have a nice Easter and I wish you’re planning many beautiful family outings choosing between the places we visited together through the years! Today we are in a very central area of Torre Pellice (Turin)… […]

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Legend: the sorcerers of Vengie – Angrogna

24 April 2015

Hi there! Today we are back in Angrogna, in Pellice Valley  (Turin), for a history of witches and fairies … Are you ready for that? We are on the banks of the Vengie (a stream I already told you about a long time ago), where it is said that once inhabitants round here were awakened […]

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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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Martinai – Angrogna

4 October 2013

Welcome back, guys! All this strolling made you thirsty, right? Well, I’m thirsty as well… Don’t worry, kids, I know a fountain flowing cold and refreshing water!!! …here we are! This small village is called “Martinai”, and they say this is the most abundant source of water in the whole valley. The fountain takes its […]

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Vengie – Angrogna

6 September 2013

Hey kids! Ready for a new visit? The little river you can see in this picture is famous because, long time ago, it was cause of separation among people from Angrogna. This creek, that originates from Barbotta and flows into the Angrogna river at the bottom of the valley (just before Reynaud Rock) is called […]

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Roccha d’la Fantina – Angrogna

26 August 2013

Hi guys! How’re you doing? Today I wanna tell you a really special story, one of those stories grandmothers used to tell their children many years ago… The rock you can see behind me is called “Roccha d’la Fantina”, which literally means “the Fairy’s rock”, and it is said that a magical creature lives on […]

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