Valtellina, 23100 Sondrio, Province of Sondrio, Italy
The Valtellina is a geographic region Alpine, corresponding to the reservoir of the river Adda upstream of Lake Como, in the region Lombardia, with the entire valley, together with Valchiavenna that form the province of Sondrio, included within the diocese of Como. In past centuries it was a key alpine pass between northern Italy and Germany and control of the Valtellina was much sought after, particularly during the Thirty Years' War.
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Lago di Poschiavo is a natural lake in the Poschiavo valley in the canton of Grisons, Switzerland. The lake with a volume of 120 million m³ is used as a reservoir. It is a beautiful location where you can spend some leisure time and can have swimming and fishing too.
The Piz Roseg is a summit of the Alps, at an altitude of 3,936 m, in the Bernina range, located in Switzerland in the canton of Grisons. The border with Italy passes not far to the south, on the summit of Roseg Pitschen. It was one of the picturesque locations in this area and it attracts a lot of tourists here.
Val Poschiavo is a valley in the southern, Italian-speaking part of the Swiss canton of Graubünden. The main town is Poschiavo. The authentic natural and cultural landscape of the Puschlav which is 25 kilometers long as the crow flies extends from the giant ice peaks of the Bernina Mountain Range all the way down to the vineyards of the Veltlin. Woven into it are a great many sites of natural beauty, pretty towns with interesting cultural monuments, churches and palaces.
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Brusio helical viaduct is next to Raiffeisen Brusio and is located in the District of Bernina, Grisons, Switzerland.It has a length of 0.18 kilometers. It was a key structure of the World Heritage-listed Bernina railway. And it is also considered to be one of the architectural highlights of the Rhaetian Railway.
A beautiful mountain that was part of the Bregaglia range in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. The name Badile means spade or shovel. It is because of its shape this mountain got this name. It was one of the quiet risky trekking destinations and also It hives a nice view from the top of the mountain.
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