caldes
caldes

Caldes

The municipality of Caldes with its localities Samoclevo, S. Giacomo, Cassana, Tozzaga, Bordiana and Bozzana is located in the lower part of the Val di Sole valley.

Caldes is above all agrarian-oriented and surrounded by plenty of apple and fruit orchards (area of cultivation of the Melinda apples).

In the east of the village, there are the historical walls of Castle Caldes, a legendary castle dating back to the year 1230 AD. Over the centuries, it has been rebuilt several times and recently restored. Next to the castle is a small, interesting chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary with beautiful frescoes by Elia Naurizio.

Particularly characteristic are the localities of Caldes. At Samoclevo, e.g., there is a remarkable place of interest: the ruin at the foot of Monte Vesa. On about 1,000 m a.s.l. this ruin dominates the valley.

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