As part of Valgrande gets a very special appearance the town of Rassa, which is at the heart of the Val Sorba, angle range on the right of the Sesia, between narrow ravines and high peaks. Among these gorges is the popular "Bald Mountain" that was the scene of episodes in the life of the heretic Fra Dolcino, a peak overlooking the valley below and rassese border with the territory of Biella.
A narrow but very green natural environment for Rassa, the most typical and characteristic countries of Valsesia
After the cluster of ancient houses of the hamlet Quare among which stands out precisely the house of Dolcino, palace with the coat of arms of the House Fassola strain Visconti, along the stream Sorba and immersing himself in a narrow but very green natural environment leads to the village center, between the most typical and characteristic of the Sesia Valley, today example of good recovery with conservative exaltation of its ancient building components and references to a pleasant extralberghiero tourism, which brings in the country, in the summer, significant associations.
Rassa is also boarded by Eaves that descends from the homonymous valley flowing north of the country in the Val Sorba, at a point where there is a sixteenth-century chapel dedicated to St. Anthony; in this regard are many speakers and votive chapels that meet on these territories, all ancient and valuable as works of art and faith.
A special mention to the parish church of Santa Croce, dating back even to the '500 although confused in later eras with different architectural interventions; rich content with dell'Avondo frescoes on the ceiling, Orgiazzi in the presbytery, statues, altars and ornate artistic all fine.
Rassa has a living component if over fractional Ortigoso, Piana, Canton Fontana, arranges, Mezzanaccio .. everything a small world, the discovery of which is a source of interest and pleasure for the widespread exploitation of the resources of the lush surroundings.
Lively and hospitable, Rassa enumerates many activities and proposals of summer activities that a dynamic Pro Loco organizes as the popular "Blueberry Festival"; the zone, favorable for its variety of landscape to hiking, you can reach places open and panoramic of great beauty and satisfaction hiking.