Discover the history of the bourgeoisies of the Val d’Anniviers, a key element of our region’s culture. The “bourgeois”, natives of the village, were members of these communities and played an active role in local life. Over time, the distinction was drawn between the “municipality of origin” and “municipality of inhabitants” to guarantee the democratic rights of all residents.
Today, the bourgeoisies of the Val d’Anniviers remain active figures in local life, participating in annual assemblies and taking care of municipality chores, thus demonstrating their firm commitment to their social and culture heritage.
“There are six bourgeoisies in the Val d’Anniviers”