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CHURCH OF SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA

Churches at Valvestino

ADDRESS
Valvestino,
Turano

The first news concerning the church of St. Giovanni Battista, situated in the place they Plug, they go up again to November 15 th 928 and they are contained in the famous will of the bishop veronese Nokterio, where you/he/she is quoted as the church of Saint Maria. Filial of the church of Tignale, it became subsequently parish of the Val Vestino, rettoria and parish. In the church it is preserved a painting of the painter gardesano representing Giovanni Andrew Bertanza the decapitation of St. Giovanni Battista. It celebrates you the party of the saint patron of the Valley on August 29, the festivity of the Madonna of the Snow on August 5 to which was anciently consecrated and the last Sunday of August her "Party of the Pardon" that according to the local tradition you/he/she was founded by pope Alessandro III in 1166 that it transited in the zone. The before lawn

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