Fontainemore, situated at 760m in the middle of Valle del Lys, is a place with marked rural features preserving intact landscape, naturalistic, and architectural values. If we combine to these features the conviviality, the sense of hospitality, and the various initiatives organized to promote tourism, we find the ideal place to spend our holidays or relaxing stays.Further information
The eleven chapels, built by the "maçons" of each village, are the symbol of the autonomy of each country hamlet. They have been almost all renovated.
At 7 km from the administrative center, in loc. Coumarial, on the left bank of the stream Lys, there is a recreational area provided with refreshment point, rental service, mountain tour guide service, and ski school. Here the cross-country skiing and ski tourism tracks leave.Further information
In loc. Pra dou Sas it is possible to visit the Ecomuseum of the Middle Mountain, giving the opportunity to discover the rural reality of Fontainemore and to understand the strong man-environment relationship characterizing its life.Further information
The bakery and the mill, together with the school and the small church,
are the symbols of the autonomy of a mountain village like Farettaz.
Let's imagine for a while to go back at the beginning of the 20th century and find yourself in the town of Farettaz swarming with life. The terracing you see, created in order to exploit the territory as much as possible, were cultivated with cereals, thanks to the passion and toil of the inhabitants of the village.
The places that are worth a visit include the "Gouffres de Guillemore", a gorge dug by the stream Lys at the border with Issime, crossed by a beautiful stone bridge.Further information
If you love climbing, Fontainemore offers an equipped practice wall immediately beyond the village of Borney.
If you want to reach the area from the administrative center, go ahead by car for about 2 km towards Gressoney and, immediately after the country hamlet of Corè Inferiore, near Guillemore Gorge, turn left, follow the right bank for 2 km, and reach the country hamlet through the equipped trails of Borney practice wall.