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Between the 11th and 15th centuries the history of Oulx and the Upper Susa Valley is linked to the Prevostura di San Lorenzo, a reference point for pilgrims and travelers, of which few traces remain in the Abbadia area, and the Escarton d ' Oulx, economic and political landmark of the Upper Susa Valley. The village preserves a Borgovecchio characterized by prestigious civil construction, the memory of a rich and active community, with the presence of noble residences such as the Bermond or Des Ambrois houses.
  • Village in the mountain
  • Village with park
  • Village with castle
  • Via Francigena
  • Camper parking area
Oulx  | Edoardo Schiari
Oulx
Edoardo Schiari
Oulx  | Edoardo Schiari
Oulx
Edoardo Schiari
Oulx  | Edoardo Schiari
Oulx
Edoardo Schiari
Oulx  | Franco Borrelli
Oulx
Franco Borrelli
Oulx  | Edoardo Schiari
Oulx
Edoardo Schiari
Oulx  | Franco Borrelli
Oulx
Franco Borrelli
Oulx  | Valle Susa Tesori
Oulx
Valle Susa Tesori
Oulx  | Franco Borrelli
Oulx
Franco Borrelli
Oulx  | Sergio Gioberto
Oulx
Sergio Gioberto
Oulx  | Antonio Dalla Valle
Oulx
Antonio Dalla Valle
Oulx  | @Culturalpe
Oulx
@Culturalpe
Oulx  | @Culturalpe
Oulx
@Culturalpe
Oulx  | @Culturalpe
Oulx
@Culturalpe
Oulx  | @Culturalpe
Oulx
@Culturalpe
Oulx  | Antonio Dalla Valle
Oulx
Antonio Dalla Valle
Oulx  | @Culturalpe
Oulx
@Culturalpe
Oulx  | @Culturalpe
Oulx
@Culturalpe
A look at Oulx
A look at Oulx

About the village

for its position on the itinerary that through the Monginevro linked the plain of the Rhone with that of the Po, since the Roman era with the Statio ad Martis was equipped center with public buildings adapted to provide the services for armies, merchants and travelers. Between the XI and XV century the history of Oulx and of the Alta Valle di Susa is then linked to Prevostura of San Lorenzo, a reference point for pilgrims and travellers, of which only a few traces remain in the area of the Abbadia, and Escarton d'Oulx, point of reference economic and political structure of the Alta Valle di Susa.

The town preserves a Borgovecchio characterized by a civil building of merit, the memory of a community rich and active, with the presence of aristocratic residences as house Bermond Or Des Ambrois. Significant religious presence is constituted by the parish church of Santa Maria Assunta (x sec) rebuilt the late nineteenth century, preserves prestigious eighteenth-century works of wooden notch from the retable of the high altar to the main portal.

The Borgovecchio is then dominated by the Tower Delfinale probably erected between 1350 and 1377, with a role more linked to the presence of officials regi on territory that real military purposes. The mountainous slopes of Oulx between walks mountain refuges and ancient alpine hamlets are embellished with small and important chapels as San Claudio to Gad, San Michele Beulard, San Bartolomeo Chateux Beaulard with the retable of Chaffrey Faure and a blade of the Dufour, without forgetting Savoulx at the church of San Gregorio Magno of fifteenth century but decorated with rich frescoes sixteenth-century polychrome.

To be a strategic point of power had consequently the passage and the appropriation of hosts with obligation of livelihood by part of the population and for this reason the sovereign granted to the Community to hold an annual Franca Fair, Franca from taxs and with the right of exemption, event that recurs now from 520 years every first sunday of october. Many festivities and events of Oulx, between which the BosTer fair.

Village of Oulx
Municipality of Oulx

Metropolitan City of Turin
Piedmont Region

Population: 3371
Altitude centre: 1100 m s.l.m.

the Municipality is part of:
Unione Montana dell'Alta Valle Susa

Protected natural areas:
Salbertrand Grand Wood Natural Park

Municipality
Piazza des Ambrois 1 - Tel. +39 0122 831102

BY CAR

  • Take the A32 Torino-Frejus highway by taking the Oulx exit, or by using the Montgenèvre state road (SS 24)

ON THE TRAIN

  • From Turin take the Turin-Bardonecchia railway line, get off at Oulx station, international stop also for Tgv trains to France

BY PLANE

  • Caselle airport from Italy, Chambery from France

Sleep, eat, buy...

B&B Antico Borgo
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81.91 Kilometers from Oulx
Trattoria Mamy
Corso Torino, 73 - 10051, Avigliana (Torino)
45.26 Kilometers from Oulx
Azienda Agricola Ivano Challier
Fraz. Balboutet, Via Parco Orsiera, 2 - 10060, Usseaux (Torino)
37.94 Kilometers from Oulx
Ski Sport Dain
Villaggio Campo Smith - 10052, Bardonecchia (Torino)
11.59 Kilometers from Oulx

Events

saturday
15
august, 2020

Santa Maria Assunta

sunday
4
october, 2020

Franca di Oulx Fair - Zootechnical Fair

sunday
18
july, 2021

Fair of the Scapulera

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