Gressoney-Saint-Jean

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Le tipiche tradizioni walser per il capodanno

Traditions  -  Gressoney-La-Trinité

Dopo il Natale fervono i preparativi per festeggiare l’arrivo del Capodanno (Nujoahr).
In ogni casa si preparano i “chiechene”, dolci tradizionali (vedere ricette), che si offrono a coloro ch…

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Casa Capriata – Mollino Refuge

Architecture  -  Gressoney-Saint-Jean

Inaugurated in December 2014, Casa Capriata is a wholly original structure, built on three levels and raised above the ground – a modern reinterpretation of the Walser architecture of the uppe…

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The stadel, old Walser buildings

Architecture  -  Gressoney-Saint-Jean

The Valle del Lys, like other mountain valleys that surround the Monte Rosa, was populated, up until the Middel Ages, by a population of Germanic origins coming from the Upper Vallese:the Walser.This…

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Villa Margherita

Architecture  -  Gressoney-Saint-Jean

The building was constructed in 1888 and designed by German engineers for the noble Beck Peccoz family. From 1889 to 1896, numerous members of the royal family, including the Queen of Italy…

Savoy Castle

Castles and Towers  -  Gressoney-Saint-Jean

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Queen Margaret Castle stands at the foot of Ranzola hill, in the place known a…

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Chapels

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Gressoney-Saint-Jean

The chapels spread throughout the territory of the parish of Gressoney St. Jean are quite numerous. A quick list from south to north will facilitate localisation.

CHAPEL DI LA TRINA (dedicate…

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Saint John the Baptist parish church

Churches and Sanctuaries  -  Gressoney-Saint-Jean

The parish of Gressoney-Saint-Jean was established in 1660 by Pope Alexander VI, who divided it from that of Issime, on which it depended up to that time. The church was built in 1515 on th…

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Gressoney folklore group

Folk Groups / Brass bands / Choirs  -  Gressoney-Saint-Jean

Il gruppo folkloristico di Gressoney è noto sia in Italia, sia all’estero per il suo antico e pittoresco costume, rinomato soprattutto per la preziosa cuffia ricamata interamente in filigrana d’oro….

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"Beck-Peccoz" Regional Museum of alpine fauna

Museums  -  Gressoney-Saint-Jean

In his testament drawn up in Augsburg and dated 11 February 1882, Baron Luigi Beck-Peccoz asked for his collection of trophies to be transported to Gressoney and arranged in a purposely-buil…

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Il costume tradizionale di Gressoney

Traditions  -  Gressoney-Saint-Jean

Fotografie e testimonianze verbali raccolte tra le persone anziane, hanno permesso di appurare che il costume femminile gressonaro, oggi come allora fra i più ammirati per la sua eleganza…

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