Granvilla [Dorf]

Detail of the 1821 cadastral map (archive of Luigi Piller Cottrer - Sappada).
One can see the path of the old road of which, today, only the curve above the state road is left.

Advertisement poster of the "Grand Hotels Kratter", among which was the Kratter Hotel of Granvilla (1890s - courtesy of Paolo Kratter - Sappada)

Southern view of Granvilla (Postcard, 1920s)
(Archive of Antonio Genova - Pieve di Cadore)

Detail of the previous postcard in which one can see the village traditional houses before the fire that destroyed them
(Archive of Antonio Genova - Pieve di Cadore)

Detail of the old road, between the original houses of Granvilla, later destroyed by the 1928 fire
1900-1920 - Archive of the Ethnographic Museum - Sappada)

Detail of the village, with the original houses destroyed by the 1928 fire
(1900-1920 - original Sartor Schlossar Family - Sappada)

View of Granvilla, from the Pill village
(1900-1920 - archive of Luigi Piller Cottrer - Sappada)

Postcard with the road near St. Margaret parish church
(1900-1920 - archive of Benito Pagnussat - Tai di Cadore)

Southern view of Granvilla
(about 1920 - Luigi Piller Cottrer - Sappada)

St. Margaret parish church skirted by the road towards the Palý village
(about 1920 - Archive of the Ethnographic Museum - Sappada)

Pastoral visit of the Archbishop of Udine, 1923
(Arnaldo Kratter Thaler - Sappada)

View of the Granvilla village, oil painting by Marcelliano Canciani, 1925
(courtesy of Rina Quinz - Sappada)

View of the Granvilla village after the fire of October 9, 1928
(photo from the "Il Gazzettino" newspaper)

Article on the Granvilla fire that appeared in the newspaper "Il Gazzettino" (Oct. 10, 1928)

Reconstruction of the village in masonry, after the fire
(1929 - Luigi Piller Cottrer - Sappada)

Old Granvilla fountain, originally located near the Tejlar house and demolished in the '50s
(1946 - Adelia Piller Cottrer - Sappada)

Panoramic view of the western villages of Sappada. One can still make out the clear separation of Pill and Bach from Granvilla (and Palý), in the foreground
(about 1950 - archive of Giorgio Piller Puicher - Sappada)

Religious procession in the Granvilla village
(about 1950 - Luigi Piller Cottrer - Sappada)

Some of the Granvilla houses after the extraordinary snowstorm of February 1951
(Arnaldo Kratter Thaler - Sappada)

Eastern view of Granvilla
(in the '50s - Archive of the Peratoner Family - Venezia)

Winter view of Granvilla from the Rio Storto basin
(in the '50s - Archive of the Peratoner Family - Venezia)

Granvilla [Dorf]