Broom is a country located in a charming basin, framed by forested mountains and rich expanses of lush ash

Between open pastures and rolling hills, pastures and villages, grasslands and a range of peaks opens the territory of Scopa where virtually starts the Great Valley of Sesia. A changing landscape and pleasant, among the lowest in the country villages to be found along the road that goes down to the valley.

Old houses, covered with stone slabs with constant testimony of love for this land of past generations. Among Scopetta Wall Salterana with the resorts of Pianaccia, Sella, Pian Hen, Pian del Sasso. Many chapels and oratories votive, including, in Wall, one of the saints Rocco, Fabian and Sebastian, patron of epidemics. Still Otra, beyond the Sesia with a link to the catwalk and a santuarietto of '700 in the countryside, and then Ramello, of bell'ambientazione with many delightful residences, orchards and green meadows, and the precious oratory of San Martino with the particularity of a porch all shifted to the right.

Broom is the oldest settlement of this first part of the upper Val Grande and owes its importance to the historical role has always taken from the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of his church, dedicated to St. Bartholomew and lies on a plateau on the left bank of the Sesia; was the first Pieve Alta Valsesia and then the Mother Church of the parishes of the Val Grande.

Broom is important in the context Valsesian, with several workshops and a significant tourist turmoil, with exploitation of the resources of the Sesia, between fishing and river descents

Reconstruction of the eighteenth century was already mentioned in ancient chronicles related to the events dolciniane; previous architectures preserves the southern portico with Gothic windows and interesting frescoes' 4oo. Wide and solemn interior: nave with three large altars and numerous decorations and furnishings, a valuable Via Crucis and the Chapel of Santa Ammonisia, harmonious with the choir stalls carved.

Even socially Broom is important in the context Valsesian, with several workshops and a significant tourist turmoil, with exploitation of the resources of the Sesia, between fishing and river descents.

Its importance residential continues with encouragement for the implementation of new buildings always in harmony with typical building traditions and respect for the environment.

It 'also important center of a popular hiking, dipartendosi hence the Valmala, clove territory Valsesian deep and striking for its lush vegetation, flora, fauna; you forward toward the Selva Grossa and Teeth Valmala, the Sella Boer and mountains Ventolaro and shovel down on the borders of the territory of neighboring Scopello.

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