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Discover 5 places to see in Sondrio

Admire the most beautiful places of Sondrio and add them to your basket. YAMGU will create your trip considering distances, opening hours and weather.


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Masegra Castle

Masegra Castle is located in Sondrio in a dominant position, at the mouth of the Valmalenco. Is the only one of the three castles citizens survived the dismantling of all fortifications of Valtellina from Grisons placed in 1639; This is due to the fact that it was at the time the residence of the powerful family Salis Grisons. At the old stables was opened the Historic Museum Castello Masegra, which illustrates three centuries of Grisons domination in Valtellina (1512-1797).


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Collegiate Church

Insigne Collegiate Church plebeian deacon of STS. gervasius and protasius, Sondrio, one of the oldest of the Valtellina.
Was repeatedly rebuilt and expanded until it was demolished in the 18th century to reconstruct a very wide designs by Pietro Ligari.


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Mineralogical collection f. Garvey

The "Fulvio Grazioli" mineral exhibition is located in the rooms of the historic Palazzo Martinengo, by courtesy of Sondrio Town Council and of the Grazioli family and thanks to the cooperation of the Valtellina Institute of Mineralogy (IVM). Fulvio Grazioli (1913-1991) was a teacher who put together one of the richest and most complete local collections now existing in Italy, consisting of nearly 12,000 specimens collected in the Valmalenco and in other areas of the Province of Sondrio. His interest in minerals began in 1925 when he became acquainted with Pietro Sigismund, a pionee


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Valtellinese Museum of history & art

The historical residence of the Sassi de' Lavizzari family in the heart of the historical centre of Sondrio was built in the 16th century and rebuilt in the 18th. The most interesting room, located on the first floor, is the "stua", a typical feature of the alpine area completely lined with wooden panelling. The building is now municipal property and houses the Museo Valtellinese di Storia and Arte, founded in 1947. The centrepiece is the collection of items previously belonging to the painter Pietro Ligari, his family and his descendants, including paintings, manuscripts, drawings,


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Palazzo Pretorio

The Palazzo Pretorio, or Reason, today seat of the municipality of Sondrio, has undergone many changes over the centuries. Some rooms of the Palace deserve careful visit, several of which are reserved for shows and exhibitions. Along the walls you can see different coats of arms of some of the noble families who had members of the Grisons as Governors of the Valley.


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