Tirano (mt. 450)
Walking along the streets of Tirano means even breathe history.
Even the most secluded corners conceal some fascinating memories of days gone by.
Madonna di Tirano accompanies tourists along a tree lined avenue that leads towards the old town of Tirano, not without noting some Liberty-style building along the route.
The square of Madonna di Tirano houses the sanctuary, very elegant Renaissance, built in '500 after the apparition of the Virgin to Mario Omodei.
A square with an ancient history, still remains the old hospice of St Michael in memory of the great international exhibitions that began life in the '500.
Tirano is remembered as ancient thoroughfare by the presence of three ancient ports desired by Ludovico il Moro to protect the population: Milanese, Poschiavino Bormina, within which still relishes the art of the old town, marked by buildings important as Salis, Merizzi, Diamonds, Visconti Venosta, Lambertenghi, all near the parish church of San Martino.
The central Tirano not disappoint either fans enogastronomy: the imposing terraces that wrap to give a breathtaking view, while the vines which are home to return all the flavor of the area in a glass of wine.
Its proximity to places such as the charming historic Roncaiolo, Trivigno Baruffini and make possible an unforgettable hiking or mountain biking, while the presence of the Rhaetian Railway Station invites you to a trip aboard the Red Train, well, UNESCO, Switzerland: Up to St. Moritz is a must.
Many routes to follow, including that of the ancient Xenodochio: the church of Santa Perpetua to Switzerland, where in San Bernardino Pass, overlooking the lake Poschiavo, yet the church is Italian-owned.