In 2015, Soglio was declared «The most beautiful village in Switzerland». It’s particularly interesting for its characteristic buildings, its charming little alleys, splendid fountains and an extraordinary view of the Bondasca mountains. Soglio, however has another side to it.
A secret past.

As a part of this fascinating history, Michel Agnolo Florio and his son John feature. We’re talking about  the middle of the sixteenth century. As an adult John was to produce the very first Italian-English dictionary and would also contribute to William Shakespeare’s written works.

«Florio-Soglio» is proposing a historical tour through a very special and lesser-known Soglio, discovering all its ancient corners and the secrets contained within them.

Who, precisely, were the Florios? What was life like in the village in their time? Which buildings date as far back as that, and who owned them?
Tours will be proposed all year round and will be conducted in Italian, German and English.
For reservations, apply to:
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The visit costs 10 CHF per person.

The visit costs 10 swiss francs per person.

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