Churches built over a period of 1000 years, frescoes, tombs, splendid halls and Gothic columns: the Abbey of Romainmôtier and the House of the Prior mirror the changes that faith and church underwent. They also reflect the timelessness of beautiful buildings.
Located in the Bregaglia mountain village of Soglio, surrounded by a wonderful historic garden, this hotel hails from the 17th century. It has been under the same management since1989. Rooms are decorated from four different centuries. Local specialities are served in the restaurant Sala, while barbeques are held in the garden and whatever the heart desires is served between the tall hedges.
For centuries the ownership of salt mines meant wealth and power. The salt deposits at Bex, discovered in the 15th century, are still mined today. The salt mines are accessible to visitors, a museum depicts the mining of salt from 1684 to the present.