The National Park Of Rock Engravings
The National Park of Rock Engravings is in Capo di Ponte, a city in the heart of Vallecamonica. It was established in 1955 as the first Italian archaeological park in order of its protection and enhancement. The Park preserves 104 rocks, sandstone polished by glaciers, carved with divine and heroic depictions. The Web site was recognized in 1979 as a World Heritage Site for its uniqueness and importance. The park was developed in different historical periods: from the Upper Paleolithic to the Iron Age to Roman and medieval, the latter considered as a post - camuno. The site offers the possibility of guided tours and educational activities for families, in order to introduce children to the exciting history of rock.