Briona traces its origin of the Before Roman age as testify the finds founded at the start of 20th century in the San Bernardino fraction It is a particular stone block with inscriptions in north alphabet and in Celtic language which represent one of the most important language testimonies of time. There were found golasecchian ceramics and Veneto bronze in other not very distant places.
Dominated by an ancient fortress Briona is a quiet agricultural centre surrounded by fertile hills. Along the main street the low houses with big yards let us understand history of people who still like living in touch with nature. The name of Briona comes from Breòn, Bregundum or Brigodunum that signify a forced place in high – rock of the height.
The fraction Proh (Petrurium “stony place”) with its rock and the San Bernardino fraction of dark Celtic origin play an important part of village history.
Saint Patron: S. Alessandro - the holiday is the 26th of August