The Valle Camonica and the Val di Sole are proud of their long-standing artistic and cultural heritage and their traditions.
Even Charlemagne is said to have passed through these valleys with his army.
Until a few decades ago this was a rural farming community, whose customs and traditions have been passed down and preserved to this day.
Alpine pastures where the magnificent Alpine brown breed of cows graze peacefully, women busy washing clothes at the communal washhouse, the sound of chisels sculpting wonderful wooden figures: Adamello Ski also gives you glimpses of another time.
And while we’re on the subject of history, we should mention the First World War which was fought here in the mountains and was known as the White War. Passo Tonale marked the border between Italy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire and was a strategic point. The land bears many visible traces of the war - trenches, bunkers and military camps - which can be accessed while out walking or mountain biking.