Discovering the Walser

Discovering the Walser

Culture and tradition in Gressoney: Discovering the Walser

Gressoney will let you discover the uses and traditions of the local Walser community. Adults and young can visit the typical and picturesque stone and wood houses, with the characteristic cowshed and barns.

You can discover the traditions of these communities, from curious mountain dresses to popular music that will enrich your cultural baggage to bring home many memories and curiosities to tell.

The Rural House Puròhus of 1700 with the authentic atmosphere of the typical houses, Gressoney's Ecomuseum Walser with its section dedicated to the history of the glaciers and the Binò Alpelté’s Baita built under cover of a natural boulder, are three destinations not to be missed in this path to the discovery of Valdostan traditions


For those who want to deepen, the Walser Center for Studies and Culture is also open in Gressoney-la-Trinité, which collects information about the culture of this community and also organizes Walser dialect courses.

Gressoney La Trinita - Punta Jolanda