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Location address: Italia, Brescia, Ceto
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Val Camonica (also Valcamonica or Camonica Valley, in camunian dialect Al Camònega, poetic Camunia) is one of the largest valleys of the central Alps, in eastern Lombardy, about 90 km long. It starts from the Tonale Pass, at 1883 metres above sea level and ends at Corna Trentapassi, in the comune of Pisogne, near Lake Iseo. It has an area of about 1,335 km2 and 118,323 inhabitants.
Val Camonica is famous for stone carvings. You can see about 300,000 petroglyphs. It makes it the largest center of rock art in Europe.
Val Camonica is one of the largest valleys of the central Alps. It is traversed throughout its full length from the river Oglio, which begins in Ponte di Legno and terminates in lake Sebino between Pisogne and Costa Volpino.