"Soglio and the Bregaglia valley" Soglio by german_eagle

Soglio Travel Guide: 14 reviews and 62 photos

Soglio is a small village in the Bregaglia valley in the Swiss canton Graubünden/Grisons. The setting is spectacular: It nestles on a sunny terrace at an elevation of 1,100 m, facing the granite mountains vis-a-vis that reach more than 3,300 m.

Since I could not find the Bregaglia valley as a destination itself in the VT database I decided to pick the best known village - Soglio - and put all the tips on the valley on its page. Thus you find tips on Bondo, Vicosoprano etc. here as well.

The Bregaglia valley is the only protestant Italian speaking region in Switzerland. The architecture is very Italian as well, but with some influence from the neighbouring Engadine - massive stone houses, huge logs, granite roofs, sgraffito decorations. Soglio aside the valley is non-touristy, totally off the beaten path. However, the scenery is spectacular, hiking opportunities are vast and there are quite some discoveries to make in regards to architecture and art.

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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2011 at 12:15 PM

    What a beautiful area! I never knew there was any such thing as a Protestant Italian speaking region in Switzerland. And I had no idea that there was such a large chestnut forest down there.

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2011 at 1:14 PM

    Ingo, oustanding updates since my last visit of your Soglio page. Although I have now visited your page twice this month, I still haven't been to the area once. *winkygrin*

  • Kathrin_E's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2011 at 1:41 AM

    How beautiful is that! Those villages are lovely. And the autumn colours are amazing.

  • bugulma's Profile Photo
    Oct 9, 2011 at 9:41 AM

    really nice view!

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Sep 7, 2011 at 3:19 AM

    What a pretty scenery!

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