Place of Interest
Capital of the Agordino Valley
Agordo, the capital of the Agordino Valley, offers its guests three well-known attractions: the opportunity to take a picture of the town’s parish church with the Dolomites in the background, a Venetian villa and location and glasses museum of the world-famous eyewear company Luxottica. The latter manufactures the luxury eyewear of most European companies such as Armani, Chanel, Yves St. Laurent and Moschino. In the private glasses museum of the company, you can visit numerous exhibits and learn about the history of the company.
Attractions in Agordo
The parish church in Agordo dates back to the 19th century. With its two side towers and the peaks of the Moiazza in the background, it is a snapshot waiting to be taken. Inside the church you canfind some paintings by Palma the Younger. Also of interest is the Palazzo Crotta - De Manzoni, the most northern Venetian villa in the mountains. It is also worth taking a picture of the beautiful mansion from the 18th century with its outdoor statues. Unfortunately it is not open to the public. In the historic centre of Agordo there are some nice streets and a beautiful main square with walkways and a few cafés.