Valbord Oratory

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious heritage
1936 Verbier
The oratory of Valbord, in Bruson, is located upstream from the village, near the torrent.
There is nothing in the archives that enlightens us as to the origins of this oratory. It is, however, a testament to the faith of our ancestors.

Constructed upstream of the village, near the torrent, and where the path to the mayens starts, it seems that the oratory functioned as a kind of watch post, guarding against floods and rockfalls. It was a place where one prayed for divine protection. The torrent must have been subject to dramatic fits of temper: the numerous repair works that...
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Valbord Oratory
1936 Verbier
Spoken languages
  • French
Updated on 28 March 2024 at 16:38
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