|Comune di Ardesio|
Location of Ardesio in Italy
|Coordinates: 45°56′N 9°56′E / 45.933°N 9.933°ECoordinates: 45°56′N 9°56′E / 45.933°N 9.933°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Bergamo (BG)|
|Frazioni||Ave, Valcanale, Ludrigno, Carpignolo Ponte Seghe, More, Valzella, Zanetti, Marinoni, Cerete, Cacciamali, Piazzolo, Botto Alto, Rizzoli, Bani, Babes, Valle, Albareti|
|• Total||53.76 km2 (20.76 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||1,603 m (5,259 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||475 m (1,558 ft)|
|• Density||68/km2 (180/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||San Giorgio|
|Saint day||23 April|
On the last Sunday of January people in Ardesio have a goat and donkey exhibition. In this exhibition you can find every kind of goats and donkeys. During this exhibition they award the most beautiful goat.
Every 31 January there is "La scasada dol zenerù" (the chasing of January). On this day they celebrate the end of the cold season. They build a puppet representing January and they burn it at the city hall.
On 23 June people celebrate the anniversary of the Virgin apparition. In this solemnity they commemorate two girls seeing the Virgin Mary in 1607. On this day they have a procession with the people, the band and a statue representing the Virgin, the two girls and the baby Jesus.
Coat of arms
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ardesio.|
- Official site of the town of Ardesio and Valcanale
- Ardesio Town Hall Official Website
- Ethnographic Museum of Ardesio and Alta Valseriana
- Coat of arms of Ardesio