Architectural Landmarks in Val Bregaglia

Val Bregaglia is an alpine valley following the river Maira belonging partly to Switzerland and partly to Italy. The valley begins at the Maloja Pass at 1815m above sea level and over its length of 32km towards the Italian town Chiavenna, it falls 1482m. Its official language since the 16th century, when northern Italian religious refugees introduced the Reformation, is Italian. Since the 1950s the valley has major economic benefits from hydro power plants built for the Zurich electricity company ewz.This valley with its beautiful forests, mountains and picturesque villages has inspired painters, writers and poets for centuries: it was the birthplace of sculptor Alberto Giacometti and the adopted home of painter Giovanni Segantini.

Castelmur Medieval Fortifications
Promontogno
1300
Nossa Donna
Promontogno
15th century
Cäsa Picenoni Cief
Bondo
1621
Bondo Palazzo Salis
Bondo
1766 - 1776
Palazzo Castelmur
Stampa, Val Bregaglia
1723
Villa Garbald
Castasegna
1863, 2004
Zollpavillon
Castasegna
1959
Stazione di Servizio
Castasegna
1962
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