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Aosta Valley: Antey-Saint-André in Valtournenche - Old Village
Italy

Antey-Saint-André is a nice small village in Val d'Aosta at the beginning of Valtournenche Valley. Valtournenche (the name applies both to the valley and to its main village) starts from Chatillon - Saint Vincent up to the famous Cervino, "Matterhorn" mountain. Antey-Saint-André is a touristic location with a small ancient centre whose quiet and charming atmosphere can be perceived in the night 360 photo. The church is of course dedicated to Sant'Andrea, St Andrew, while the close monument is dedicated to the soldiers of the village who died in the two world wars.

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Hochgeladen: 14/03/2012
Aktualisiert: 10/04/2014
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