"Poschiavo - gateway to the south" Poschiavo by yumyum
Poschiavo Travel Guide: 45 reviews and 140 photos
The orignial settlers came from the south, the Roman empire and brought christianity. "Postclave" was first mentioned in 824. In the Middle Ages it made itself independent and started to orientate itself north and in 1803 joined the Confederatione Helvetica, today's Switzerland.
We came here on 29th December because we travelled the Bernina railway. On the way south we just passed through by train but decided to check it out on the way north. The small town with about 3500 inhabitants turned out to be a very pleasant surprise.
- In a nutshell:A small pearl with Italian feeling!
The tourist office is located in the Casa Comunale at the main square and you can get a free map with explanations on... more travel advice
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