Brusson

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For the French commune, see Brusson, Marne.
Brusson
Comune
Comune di Brusson
Commune de Brusson
Brusson, AO, Italy.jpg
Coat of arms of Brusson
Coat of arms
Brusson is located in Italy
Brusson
Brusson
Location of Brusson in Italy
Coordinates: 45°46′N 7°44′E / 45.767°N 7.733°E / 45.767; 7.733
Country Italy
Region Valle d'Aosta
Province none
Frazioni Pasquier, La Croix, Vollon, Estoul, La Pilaz, Arcésaz, Extrepierre, Fontaine, Graines, Curien, Fénille
Government
 • Mayor Giulio Grosjacques
Area
 • Total 55 km2 (21 sq mi)
Elevation 1,338 m (4,390 ft)
Population (31 July 2010)
 • Total 859
 • Density 16/km2 (40/sq mi)
Demonym Brussonins
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 11022
Dialing code 0125
Patron saint Saint Maurice
Saint day 22 September
Website Official website

Brusson is a town and comune in Val d'Ayas, a left minor valley of the Aosta Valley region in Italy.

It is well known as a summer and winter vacationing spot, and better known for its plentiful cross-country skiing trails. It is also a good starting point for climbing Monte Rosa. Brusson is part of the Monterosa Ski domain, home to cross-country skiing trails used for several World Cup races.

Sights include the medieval Graines Castle.

Twin towns[edit]


Gold specimen from the old Fenillaz Mine, near Brusson



External links[edit]

Media related to Brusson (Italy) at Wikimedia Commons