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Monte Emilius

Monte Emilius, 11020 Charvensod, Aosta Valley, Italy

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About Monte Emilius

Mount Emilius is a mountain of Graian, located in Valle d'Aosta, close to Aosta. The Unité des Communes valdôtaines Mont-Émilius, which brings together 10 municipalities of the Plaine, takes its name from this mountain. This mountain was formerly known as Pic de dix heures, meaning "10 a.m. peak" in French, as the sun stands right on top of it at 10 am, or even as Pic Chamosser or Pic Chamoisier. One of the good trekking destination and also a picturesque spot.

Attractions near Monte Emilius

Arch of Augustus8.13km from Monte Emilius

The Arch of Augustus of Rimini is the oldest existing Roman arch. Built-in 28 BC, it was dedicated by the Roman Senate to the emperor Augustus. It marked the end of the Via Flaminia that connected the Romagna city to the capital of the empire, then merging into today's Corso d'Augusto, the decumano massimo, which led to the entrance to another road, the Via Emilia.

Porta Pretoria8.21km from Monte Emilius

The Porta Pretoria is the eastern gateway to the Roman city of Augusta Prætoria Salassorum. Built-in 25 BC, it is still in an excellent state of conservation and is made up of two series of arches - one major central and two minor lateral ones - which enclose a parade ground. On both arches the walkways of the sentries are visible. It had three openings, which are still visible today: the central one for carriages and the side openings for pedestrians.

Sant'Orso8.27km from Monte Emilius

Santorso is an Italian town of 5 660 inhabitants in the province of Vicenza in Veneto. Located at the foot of Mount Summano in a sunny position, it is 4 km from Piovene Rocchette and 4 km from Schio. It was entirely rebuilt during the 9th century, during the Carolingian age. Later, bishop Anselm of Aosta further renovated the church, introducing a basilica plan with three naves with wooden trusses. These were replaced by Gothic cross vaults in the 15th century.

Aosta8.42km from Monte Emilius

The Valle d'Aosta / Vallée d'Aoste is an Italian region with a special statute of north-western Italy, with the capital Aosta, from which it takes its name, which is part of the Alps-Mediterranean Euroregion.   it is the smallest region in Italy with 3 263 km² of surface and also the least populated one with 124968 inhabitants, with a completely mountainous territory, bordering to the north with Switzerland.

Pila8.75km from Monte Emilius

Pila ( Pila in Piedmontese ) is an Italian town of 139 inhabitants in the province of Vercelli in Piedmont . It is located in Valsesia. The municipal area of ​​Pila has very marked variations in altitude: the valley floor is located at about 686 meters above sea level while the highest point, albeit uninhabited, is located at 1,912 meters above sea level.

Cascate di Lillaz9.26km from Monte Emilius

A beautiful waterfall with three water jumps of the Urtier stream for a total of 150 meters in height.  The waterfalls can be admired in their fullness thanks to the paths that flank them and which allow the discovery of the three levels of which it is composed, a characteristic that distinguishes it from more vertical waterfalls but which make it unique in its kind.

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The Aosta Valley is a mountainous autonomous region in northwestern Italy. It is bordered by Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France, to the west, Valais, Switzerland, to the north, and by Piedmont, Italy, to the south and east. The regional capital is Aosta.