A mild climate, chestnut forests and steep climbing mountains: Where the Romans used to march to the Julierpass is exactly where Bergell is located, and now offers lots of untouched nature. It is also the start of some of the most challenging hiking routes in Switzerland. The valley equally attracts mountaineers as well as artists and everyone who loves to experience history. Rugged mountains such as the Scoglio-Group make a summer holiday, in the middle of the Alps, an experience to remember.
Val Bregaglia – The valley that inspired many a famous artist
Many artists from the Val Bregaglia became famous. The valley is were famed artist, Alberto Giacometti was born. The spectacular panorama of the valley also attracted other artists, such as Giovanni Segantini and Varlin, who eventually settled there. The special light of this southern valley fascinates all and urges to be painted. Many sculptors, craftsmen and authors - including poet Rainer Maria Rilke - were fascinated by the rough charm of this area and paid it their tribute.Discover the Valley of Artists