Great Saint Bernard


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Great Saint Bernard,

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two Alpine passes, both used since antiquity. The Great Saint Bernard (alt. 8,110 ft/2,472 m), on the Italian-Swiss border, links Valais canton, Switzerland, with Valle d'Aosta, Italy.
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Museum head Vouilloz says this role change is the subject of a new movie being made for the museum, which will show today's different breed of rescuer how it was back in the day, when pilgrims heading over the Great Saint Bernard Pass on their way from Canterbury to Rome got caught in the snow: St.
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This stylish museum which opened just two years ago by the Fondation Barry not only explains the story of the Great Saint Bernard Hospice and Pass, through paintings, sculptures, models and exhibits, but it also has beautiful purpose-built kennels and outside runs for the Saint Bernards themselves - all open to the public every day.