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Soglio, pure poetry

Historical site · Bregaglia Engadin · 1,090 m · open today
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Arriving in Soglio feels like a dream. Is it the old palazzi, houses and stables from many different centuries? Or the view of Val Bondasca, with its pointed, impressive peaks above 3000 meters, most of which are covered in snow? 
The old mountain village of Soglio has many faces. At its heart are the mansions of the von Salis family. The oldest dates back to the 14th century and today houses the B&B Pension Piazza. The «younger» ones still date from the 17th/18th century, including Casa Mezzo (1696) and Casa Battista (1701), which has been an inn since 1876 and still serves guests under the name Palazzo Salis. Many other houses and stables huddle together in Soglio like in a bird's nest.

Soglio is located on the sunny terrace of the Bergell. The warmth allows for an amazing flora, well protected from fresh breezes by old stone walls. Below, the chestnut groves begin - a plant that was brought to Val Bregaglia by the Romans and cultivated there.  However, these airy heights are almost a little too rough for them. Soglio is climatically on a threshold (and perhaps also on the «threshold to paradise», as the painter Giovanni Segantini once said).

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Soglio can be visited without restrictions all year round. A visit during the summer and autumn months is recommended. 


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Update: March 01, 2023

Public transport

By public transport: There is a PostBus service about every hour with a connection to the line between Maloja - Chiavenna.

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Park&Ride: If you are travelling to Bergell by car, we offer two P&R car parks in Spino and Vicosoprano. In Soglio there are only a few spaces, please change early to the post bus.


2'761'704E 1'134'340N
46.340974, 9.539196
46°20'27.5"N 9°32'21.1"E
32T 541493 5132074
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Soglio, pure poetry

7610 Soglio
Phone 081 822 15 55

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