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Stabbio

Short tour through the rugged, pristine mountain world of the secluded Calanca valley. more

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Ruggedly Beautiful Calanca Valley

The narrow Calanca Valley is one of the Italian speaking southern valleys of Graubünden. It has earned its name Calanca (steeply sloping). A jewel... more

Ruggedly Beautiful Calanca Valley

Stabbio

Short tour through the rugged, pristine mountain world of the secluded Calanca valley.

The translationof Calanca is downward sloping or steep. These terms characterize life in the southern tip of Graubünden. This region is dealing with the problem of emigration of the younger part of the population. Jobs are scarce - granite and gneiss stone quarries are among the few employment sources. Tourists enjoy the aura of seclusion. The tour starts at Arvigo, the main town, and leads through picturesque villages such as Cauco and Braggio-Stabbio, where there is a particularly good view of the valley .

Stabbio
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Ruggedly Beautiful Calanca Valley

The narrow Calanca Valley is one of the Italian speaking southern valleys of Graubünden. It has earned its name Calanca (steeply sloping). A jewel of a mountain valley, it spreads from the entrance near Grono to the hamlets in the farthest corner. The Calanca Valley fascinates visitors with its amazing riches of art treasures and cultural history.

The narrow Calanca Valley is one of the Italian speaking southern valleys of Graubünden. It has earned its name Calanca (steeply sloping).

Ruggedly Beautiful Calanca Valley
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