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Die Walsersiedlung Schlappin
In the small Walser village of Schlappin, which borders on the Madrisa area, there is a restaurant: The Berghaus Erika is open in summer and winter and has overnight accommodation in addition to the restaurant. The beautiful lake and the picnic areas invite you to linger. A hike past the beautiful torrent is recommended. If you prefer to come by car, you can buy a permit in one of the two restaurants. Berghaus Erika is located directly on the ski valley run from Madrisa to Klosters Dorf.


For centuries, goods transporters, so-called mules, moved from the south to the SchlappinerJoch, the approximately 2200-meter-high pass between the montafon and Prättigau valleys. The horses of the mules had to bear hard. Each horse was packed with two wine barrels of 75 liters of wine. Until the 19th century, wine from Valtellina was stored on the Schlappiner Joch in sheds that are still preserved in ruins today. Until the 19th century, the people of Montafon climbed the yoke from the north to take over the wine. In winter, they even let the precious red glide to the valley on sledges.

Later, the wine and goods took new paths far away from the old Schlappiner Joch. But some things remained; for example, the village of Schlappin at the foot of the pass. In the early 14th century, Walser immigrants founded the settlement, and for more than three centuries they remained here as farmers all year round. Today, Schlappin is used as a temporary settlement, as a Maiensäss – and appreciated as an idyllic place.


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