Vallada Agordina, in Valle del Biois, is made up of 7 different hamlets where you can still observe ancient examples of rural construction, such as tabià (barns) and old houses, some with frescoes decorating their façades, especially in Toffol and Cogul.
There are also many religious buildings: the most interesting is the church of San Simon, declared a national monument, whose interior contains a wonderful cycle of frescoes by Paris Bordon, a pupil of Titian.
If you love talking walks, you can find several trails and paths in Vallada Agordina surrounded by nature.
Curiosities and tips
- Inside the church of San Simon, there is also a 19th-century organ by Callido
- An old legend has it that "El Ganbaretol," a friendly and mischievous elf, is hiding in the woods of Vallada
- Vallada's local dish is baked pasta, a dish of lasagne topped with melted butter, apples, raisins and poppy seeds that is eaten on Christmas Eve