The castle and the monuments of Aymavilles

The castle of Aymavilles is the most distinctive monument of the village, but walking around, you can discover other sites featuring the art, history and archaeology of the Aosta Valley.

Castle

The castle towers
The building, the origins of which date back to 12th century, is an elegant lordly residence inside a park.

Pont D'Aël

Aymavilles boasts one of the most beautiful and well-preserved Roman monuments: the aqueduct of Pont D'Ael.

Church of St Martin

The Saint Martin church, Aymavilles
In the heart of Aymavilles, you will notice the Parish Church dedicated to Saint Martin, the bishop of Auxerre.

Church of St Léger

The church face
The church, with its frescoed facade, is noticeable following the state highway in the direction of Cogne.

Chapels and oratories

All the villages have their chapels and oratories, symbol of a simple but deep religious faith.

Mill and sawmill

The mill at Aymavilles: inner space
Currently there still exists a mill known as the 'Mill of Charrère', which is in a restructuring phase.

Archaeology

In the territory of Aymavilles, rocks were discovered that present perforations and incisions.

Bardiglio stone quarry

In the Roman era there was a quarry for a green stone, used in the construction of Augusta Praetoria.

Maresa shack

Maria Teresa's house... There is no other information about this building, which has never been finished.

Ozein Tornalla

An ancient building with a round tower, dating back to 15th century, was probably a fortified house.

Ru

In the cultivated countryside, it is easy to glimpse the so-called 'ru', creeks or small irrigation canals.

Fountains

The oldest fountain bears the date of 1841 and is located in the town limits of Vercellod.

See also

Aymavilles on Flickr