History of Ladinia

The history of the Val Badia valley, one of the Ladin-speaking Dolomite valleys, is varied and multi-layered.

The history of the Dolomite valley is an exciting time travel - it starts with the formation of the Dolomites and reaches up to the present age, in which ancient Ladin customs and traditions are revived in order to not make them fade into obscurity and to treasure them also tomorrow.

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  1. Saint Joseph Freinademetz

    Saint Joseph Freinademetz

    Joseph Freinademetz (1852 - 1908) from Oies in the Alta Badia was sainted by Pope…
  2. Ladin language and culture

    Ladin language and culture

    The Ladin language is a Romance or Rhaeto-Romance language, which is spoken by…
  3. Ladin customs

    Ladin customs

    Not only the Ladin language, but also Ladin customs and traditions are nowadays…
  4. The history of the Val Badia valley

    The history of the Val Badia valley

    The formerly rather isolated valley has become one of the most popular holiday…
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