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21 Mag

Vodo di Cadore

In PAESI by admin / 21 maggio 2013 / 0 Comments

Vodo lies in the valley cut by the river Boite, between the Dolomitic peaks Pelmo and Antelao. This area of Cadore, which includes Vodo, Borca and San Vito di Cadore, is also called “Oltrechiusa”. Vodo is the birthplace of G.P. Talamini, the founder of Il Gazzettino, the regional newspaper. The parish church is dedicated to St Lucia and dates from the 15th century, although the latest restoration work was carried out in 1920. Some paintings by Giuseppe Cherubini can be seen inside. In the vicinity there is St Lawrence’s church (18th century) in the area called Rezzuò and St Gregory’s on the main road. Not far is another hamlet, Peaio, with a nice square surrounded by houses built in the traditional mountain style and the church of the Holy Trinity (16th century). Still part of the parish, but higher up on a hill, Vinigo is called “the balcony of the Dolomites”, because from its panoramic position it dominates the entire valley. Vinigo is one of the oldest settlements in Cadore and is renowned for its traditional architecture as well as its parish church, dedicated to St John the Baptist, which was first recorded in a document dated 2nd March 1376. Inside you can admire some paintings by Titian’s school. A unique feature of this community is the large allotment, right in the middle of the village, where each family from the village owns a piece of land and can grow all kinds of things, especially the renowned cabbage.

INFO
www.altocadore.it / www.vinigo.com
town hall in Vodo: 0435.489019
tourist office in San Vito: 0436.9119 / 0436.9238