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Chestnut beating

 

 

In November, after the chestnuts have been dried on the grating, the chestnut farmers meet in Plazza or Brentan where the traditional chestnut beating takes place.

The smoked chestnuts are placed in long cloth sacks and then beaten on wooden stumps. The chestnuts are then passed through a sieve (vann) to separate the skin from the fruit and sorted using a sieve (cribi).

Bregaglia Valley - simply authentic

Bregaglia Valley, simply authentic

Bregaglia is an idyllic alpine valley that connects the canton of Graubünden, to the north, with Italy, to the south.Steep, elegant granite mountains and beautiful forests protect

The chestnut

 The fruit of our valley

Belvedere Tower

On top of the hill near Maloja stands the Belvedere Tower.

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