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Saints Gervase and Protase Collegiate Church
Foto Bormio: Saints Gervase and Protase Collegiate Church
The collegiate is one of the oldest churches of all Valtellina. Actually the aisles' portals exhibits Gothic pointed arches dating back to the churches' foundation, in the 13th century. Similarly, the campanile is in Lombard-Romanesque style. On the contrary, the rest of the facade has been restored between 16th and 19th century and shows different influences. The nave's portal is in late Renaissance style, and tympanum and volutes are early Baroque addictions.
Bajona Tower
Foto Bormio: Bajona Tower
The belfry is named after the bell, called Bajona, but is colloquially known as Hours Tower, due to the presence of a clock dial, added subsequently.
Mountain landscape
Foto Bormio: Mountain landscape
Bormio is a famous ski resort and tourist centre, renowned for the beauty of the Alpine surroundings. The town is located in an area called Valtellina.
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