Point of interest Albula

Mon

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On the left side of the valley above the river Julia, above Tiefencastel, lies the farming village of Mon, one of the smallest municipalities in the canton of Graubünden.

Description

Until December 31, 2014, Mon was an independent political municipality. On 1 January 2015, it merged with the municipalities of Alvaneu, Alvaschein, Brienz/Brinzauls, Stierva, Surava and Tiefencastel to form the new municipality of Albula/Alvra.

Mon is a village in the municipality of Albula, In the municipality of Albula, Switzerland,

farms form the core of the village with a Romanesque character. The small community has two large churches with high cultural value. From Mon you have a wonderful view over the Albula Valley, towards Lenzerheide and into the Surses.

Sights

The parish church, built in 1643, is dedicated to St. Francis and stands in the middle of the village. Seventy metres below the village stands on a small ledge of the church of St. Cosmas and Damian, which is already mentioned in the Reichsurbar at around 850, at the time of Louis. It is one of the most remarkable early Romanesque churches in Switzerland

Directions

Public Transport

By train/bus: from Zurich to Chur with the SBB, then with the Rhaetian Railway or the Postbus to Tiefencastel and then by Postbus to Mon.

Directions

By car: from Basel - Zurich via Chur-Thusis to Tiefencastel and on to Mon.

Map

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