The Walser today

The Walser colonies south of Monte Rosa

The Walser colonies south of Mont Rosa were founded between the XII and the XIII centuries.

The Walser of Alagna and Riva

Alagna was founded with the expansion of the Walser coming from Macugnaga.

The Walser of Valsesia

There are six Walser colonies to the south of Mont Rosa, all founded between the XII and the XIII centuries.

The Walstreffen

Every three years a great gathering of all the Walser people take place in one of the Walser colonies.

Costumes of Alagna

The female costumes of Alagna is a typical example of the traditional mountain farmer outfit and it efficiently answers the practical needs.

Legends,traditions and songs

The Walser world is full of mysterious supernatural presence: curious elves , hidden treasures between the mountains.

Die Walser Im Land

The group Die Walser Im Land collects the legacies of culture, its people, its tradition and language.

The Walser Museum

Opened in 1976, the Walser museum is an ancient building dated 1628.

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