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Can you hear the hammer? Between hearth and coals he’s probably making or repairing something in red-hot metal. Carry on, and discover the other houses.
On the southern slope of Monte San Giorgio is the village of Tremona. On the hill behind, covered by woods, archaeologists have unearthed an entire medieval village. Archaeologists have discovered more than fifty different buildings, including houses, a church, stores, a blacksmith’s and a tower. Ancient Tremona had a strategic importance being located along the most important axes of the era.
Rent a pair of 3D glasses to watch with your own eyes the reconstructed medieval village and experience the thrill of an augmented reality experience. Inside the Park you will find no less than ten augmented reality sections. Enter the medieval houses, visit the blacksmith’s workshop and take part in the daily life of the village. An incredible form of modern storytelling that manages to capture everyone’s attention. The duration of the complete augmented reality experience is about 120 minutes, which includes transfer times from Tremona InfoPoint to the Park and back.
This is the only medieval village which you have the chance to visit in Ticino, don’t miss the opportunity to live this experience! You will see things you’ll never forget!
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