Events Programme

Val Bregaglia 27 May 2016

time: 8.30 a.m. - 12.00 p.m. Valley primary schools' tour of the soapstone quarry del Zap at Scilano, Borgonuovo di Piuro

Tour of the fifteenth century soapstone quarries along the route of the Giants' Pots
Tour of Roberto Lucchinetti's workshop
Meet in: church square in Prosto di Piuro

time: 2.00 - 6.30 p.m. Guided tour to the "trone", soapstone cavities in the park of the giants' pots Meet in: church square in Prosto di Piuro *
* In the event of bad weather the tour of the "trone" will not be cancelled
You are advised to wear medium mountain footwear and clothing

time: 7.00 p.m. Excavator's dinner Dinner based on traditional dishes in the lavèc' (bookings tel. 0343 33589)
In collaboration with the Professional Institute Crotto Caurga di Chiavenna, Crotto Belvedere, Prosto di Piuro

For information and bookings, call: 366 5437154

Val Malenco 28 May 2016

time: 9.00 a.m. first tour - 10.15 a.m. second tour Guided tours of the calchére in Tornadri Departure from the bus stop in Tornadri (Lanzada)

time: 8.45 a.m. first tour - 11.00 a.m. second tour Guided tours of the Bagnada Mine

time: 12.00 p.m. Miner's Lunch Special price lunch at the restaurant "L'Osteria 99"
Hamlet of Sasso in Chiesa in Valmalenco (bookings: tel. 0342 454056)

time: 2.00 - 5.00 p.m. Soapstone processes Free tours of the workshop of Silvio and Alberto Gaggi in Sasso (Chiesa in Val Malenco)

Museum of Mineralogy in Lanzada Extraordinary exhibition of some samples of demantoid and other minerals from the Val Malenco from private collections. Audio-visual guided tours

Market of stones from the Val Malenco In the square in front of the Museum of Minerology in Lanzada

time: 6.00 p.m. A deep voice from the depths Concert by Beatrice Zanolini inside the Brusada Ponticelli Mine in Lanzada.
Meet in the square in front of the mine at 5.45 p.m.

All the guided tours and the concert are free.
To assist organisation you are kindly asked to book. Book now.

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