Many inhabitants from the historical Val Bregaglia have come far. 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.