Male is a beautiful Italian mountain village located in the province of Trento with 2,150 inhabitants. It is the administrative, cultural and economic centre of Val di Sole. It is located in the centre of the triangle formed by the ski resorts in the Dolomiti del Brenta, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Madonna di Campiglio and the Stelvio National Park.
Due to its geographical position, as well as its modern sports facilities, this is a great holiday resort, at any time of the year and the ideal starting point to reach the ski resorts in Val di Sole, Folgarida-Marilleva, Madonna di Campiglio and Pejo. In summer, this place is perfectly in tune with the town by a well-maintained hiking trails to reach the peaks of the Dolomiti del Brenta.
Crafts and trade, agriculture and livestock, are the backdrop to tourism in this modern centre of ancient origins, as shown by the Latin name "Maletum" (farm planted with apple trees) and some archaeological finds, including a votive plaque of the second century. C. It dates back to 1178 the Church of Santa Maria, while the church of S. Maria Assunta is 1500. Characteristic St. Matthew’s day which will celebrate in Autumn.
Archaeological find a commemorative plaque of the second century AD documents ancient origins of the city. He belonged to the Duchy of bishops of Trento to the Napoleonic period, thanks to standards of Corporate Governance contained in the Cards of the rules. The city was almost completely destroyed after a fatal fire in 1892. He was attached to the Kingdom of Italy after the First World War.
Among the points of interest are intended Church of the Assumption with Roman origin, located in the city center. It was rebuilt in Lombard masters of the fifteenth century and decorated with Renaissance portico in 1531. In the last decade of the nineteenth century, the facade was rebuilt in neo-Romanesque style. The interior is divided into three naves covered by cross vaults, welcomes two beautiful wooden altars seventeenth century - with paintings by Polish (1614) and Camillo Procaccini - and two marble of 1723. The wall paintings of the nave and apse were executed in 1933 from the Verona Pino Casarini. Next to the church is the chapel of San Valentino with fifteenth-century loggia and frescoes by Casarini (1938). Next to the church is the Romanesque bell tower with single and double windows and a small sculpture depicting Christ Pantocrator.
Another point worth noting is the Chapel of St. Valentine with loggia of the fifteenth century and frescoes Casarini.
St. Louis Church dated back to the eighteenth century, was originally dedicated to St. John of Nepomuk, inside you can admire the beautiful altar Ramus.
You should also visit the Chapel of San Biagio - is a former ancient refuge for travellers, mentioned in ancient documents in 1274. Only a Venetian sawmill in 1770, recently renovated, forge business Marinelli's Pondasio - one of the last hydraulic forges. And of course Solandra Society Museum located on the ground floor of an old Austrian barracks.
In the tourist resort of Malia are many sports clubs, indoor pool, gym, skating rink with artificial ice, a football field with artificial turf, tennis courts, restaurants, bars, pizzerias, bars, all type of hotels’ accommodation, a basketball field and a park for children.
The town attracts tourists from around the world for its beauty, nature and hospitality.
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