article to the principal place of the Puschlavs see Poschiavo
One reaches it from the Oberengadin over the Berninapass, from the Veltlin (Italy) ago over Campocologno completely in the south of the valley as well as from Livigno (Italy) out by means of the Fuorcla di Livigno.
The valley is flowed through by the river Poschiavino, which rises at the Wasserscheide on the Berninapass and flows with Tirano (Italy) into the Adda.
Principal place of the valley is Poschiavo.
The Puschlav exhibits three different climate zones:
- high-alpine zone from the Berninapass to Alp Grüm
- alpine zone from Cavaglia to Le Prese, including the Lago di Poschiavo
- subtropical zone from Brusio to the border with Campocologno.
the Puschlav belongs, like the Misox, the Calancatal, the Bergell and the village Bivio at the Julierpass, to the italienischsprachigen areas of the canton grey federations. In all other areas of the canton grey federations either German or Roman one is spoken. Colloquial language in the Puschlav is well-known the Pusciavign, an Italian dialect dialect, as Puschlaverdialekt. The valley name Valposchiavo is mainly in the writing language common. On Pusciavign the Valposchiavo Puschiav is called.
meal & drinking
the Puschlav are rich at traditional culinary specialities. Admits is in particular the Puschlaver Pizzoccheri (book wheat - Spätzli with vegetable and much cheese), the Brasciadella (Rundbrot, often with anise, which is stone-hard dried eaten either completely freshly or over months) as well as the Mortadella, a sausage speciality, which it either cotta (cooked) or secca (roughly) gives. In addition a good red wine from the close Veltlin ( Italy) belongs, where the Puschlaver wine merchant often possesses vineyards.
the Puschlav is routistic above all admits because of the Berninabahn, which open the valley of the north and from the south since 1905. In weitern a good-developed canton road leads by the whole valley.