A fairy-tale view of one of the most photographed villages in the entire region
When you come to Fontainemore for the first time. the ancient village appears to you as if by magic gathered in the narrow spaces of the village, with the church perched on a side and the characteristic stone bridge.
The village of Fontainemore is an enchanting place, situated at the foot of the majestic Italian Alps. At its center stands a splendid church dedicated to St. Anthony Abbot, imposing in its architecture from 1494, which dominates the entire village with its stone bell tower. The village is crossed by a rushing river, the Lys, which flows under a striking stone bridge. The medieval stone bridge is a masterpiece of engineering and stands out against the deep green of the surrounding vegetation, creating a magical, almost fairy-tale-like atmosphere that invites a must-see.
For those seeking adventure, the 380-hectare Mont Mars Nature Reserve is housed entirely within the territory of Fontainemore. Second largest in Valle d'Aosta, it stretches from the hamlet of Pillaz to the peak Mont Mars. the Reserve is an ideal destination for nature lovers and outdoor hikers, thanks to the many beaten paths, but also for those who want to combine hiking and taste, thanks to the various facilities in the area.
In general, the village of Fontainemore is a perfect place for those seeking a bit of peace and quiet, immersed in the natural beauty of the Alps and enriched by local history and culture.