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Capturing shadows

A slow journey to discover the secrets of our artistic sundials

5
Activity time 2 hours
Participants min. 5 - max. 20
08 June - 21 September 2022
each Wednesday - from 17.00 to 19.00
WHAT TO EXPECT/ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

An expert guide will take you on a walk through Monclassico and Presson to explain all there is to know about the 50 artistic sundials that have been painted on the homes of these hamlets: the only place like this in all of Europe, a museum under the sky!

INTERESTING FACTS/INFO

You’ll see a rare example of a “camera obscura” meridian, also called a noon mark: There are only 5 like this in all of Italy. A unique interactive experience.

Special workshops are organized for kids.

WHO ARE WE

We are the "Le Meridiane" Cultural Association. We are a group of art and history enthusiasts and experts on the science behind ancient sundials that created this local association twenty years ago.

Experience Info

  • Rainy day activity
  • Family-friendly
  • Half-day activity
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3 reason why

this experience is worth it

1
You’ll learn more about this ancient science, thanks to the sundials and the “camera obscura”.
2
An expert guide will accompany you as you learn more about the history and art of this area in Val di Sole.
3
You’ll have the chance to meet two artists right in their studio, Livio and Giorgio Conta, and admire their wooden and bronze sculptures.

Consorzio Dimaro Folgarida Vacanze

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Experience Info

  • Rainy day activity
  • Family-friendly
  • Half-day activity

Calendar

08.06.2022 - 21.09.2022 from 17.00 to 19.00
Each wednesday

Where

Dimaro Folgarida

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Experience Info

All the info you need

Price

Free visit

Free visit

Activity time

2 hours
2 hours

number of participants

Minimum 5 - Maximum 20 participants
Minimum 5 - Maximum 20 participants

Languages spoken

English, Italian, German
English, Italian, German
WHAT TO EXPECT/ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

An expert guide will take you on a walk through Monclassico and Presson to explain all there is to know about the 50 artistic sundials that have been painted on the homes of these hamlets: the only place like this in all of Europe, a museum under the sky!

INTERESTING FACTS/INFO

You’ll see a rare example of a “camera obscura” meridian, also called a noon mark: There are only 5 like this in all of Italy. A unique interactive experience.

Special workshops are organized for kids.

WHO ARE WE

We are the "Le Meridiane" Cultural Association. We are a group of art and history enthusiasts and experts on the science behind ancient sundials that created this local association twenty years ago.

WHAT WE SUPPY

At the end of this activity you’ll enjoy a sampling of apple juice, jams and organic syrups all made by a local farming company.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

Everyone can take part in this experience.

The itinerary has a minimal elevation gain and it can easily be adapted to exactly how much participants want to walk. All of the roads along this route are paved, with very little elevation gain and far from vehicle traffic.

EQUIPMENT/CLOTHING

We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes and take a cap with you to protect you from the sun, you can also take your walking poles with you and your camera.

Always bring your face mask with you, the guide will tell you where you need to wear it.

WHERE

Biolake Urban Park – Monclassico

 

IN CASE OF BAD WEATHER

The activity will take place even if it rains.

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