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In Monterosa history expresses itself in the landscape with its Walser Stadel, Roman empire monuments, old castles and medieval fortifications.

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NIEL – GABY

Valle di Gressoney - Gaby

Arriving in the hamlets of Niel and Gruba you get the impression of already having passed here before finding a perfect example of a rural village dating back to times gone by.  The two villages built in traditional materials, wood...

CHEMP – PERLOZ

Perloz - Valle di Gressoney

The village of Chemp is a jewel housed on a rocky promontory carved out by the glaciers at the upper edges of a chestnut tree wood.  When walking you can admire its particular dwellings and the works of the artist...

THE GRESSONEY COSTUME

Valle di Gressoney - Gressoney La Trinité - Gressoney Saint Jean

The legendary and old red gown that the women from Gressoney wore everyday in the fields like a chrysalis has been transformed over the centuries into an modern elegant scarlet red dress admired by all and proudly worn at the...

SAN GIACOMO CHURCH – ISSIME

Valle di Gressoney - Issime

This centuries old parish Church in Issime is dedicated to San Giacomo Maggiore where you can admire a precious wood statue from the XV century.  The most important feature is the church’s facade with its imposing fresco portraying Universal Justice...

SAN GIOVANNI CHURCH – GRESSONEY SAINT JEAN

Valle di Gressoney - Gressoney Saint Jean

This Church was built in 1515 on the foundations of an older chapel.  Its important features are:  the bell tower which was built before the Church and was elevated in the 18th century, there is a porch in front of...

GRESSONEY FOLKLORE GROUP – GRESCHONEY TRACHTENGRUPPE

Valle di Gressoney - Gressoney La Trinité - Gressoney Saint Jean

In 1957, the “Gressoney Folklore Group – Greschoney Trachtengruppe” was officially founded with the goal of enhancing the heritage of popular dances and songs in German or in dialect.  The group participates in national and international shows and takes a...

GRESSONEY SUMMER MUSIC

Valle di Gressoney - Gaby - Gressoney La Trinité - Gressoney Saint Jean - Issime

In the months of July and August, the Friends Music Association organises a summer initiative called “Gressoney Summer Music”: chamber, classical, symphony and folk music concerts performed by Italian and International artists at the Salone d’Onore in the Savoy Castle...

CINEMA SPORTHAUS

Valle di Gressoney - Gressoney La Trinité - Gressoney Saint Jean

See all the premieres at the modern and welcoming cinema which seats 144 people located inside the Sport Haus complex. This room is a small jewel of technology set in the midst of the mountains and its automated curtains allow...

INTER-COMMUNE AND WALSER SPECIALIST LIBRARY

Valle di Gressoney - Gressoney La Trinité - Gressoney Saint Jean

Open all year round, this library is a heritage of books for adults, children and toddlers where they can consult or borrow books.  In addition there is a section of texts dedicated to Walser traditions and history.  The library also...

WALSER CULTURAL CENTRE WALSER KULTURZENTRUM

Valle di Gressoney - Gressoney La Trinité - Gressoney Saint Jean

The Walser Kulturzentrum promotes the safeguarding of the Walser language and culture through meetings and initiatives of different types.  Periodically it also edits and promotes the printing of publications on the different aspects of life in the old colonies which...