Destinations of: Bourg-Saint-Pierre - Simplon-Dorf, Switzerland

Up until 2005, Canons of the Augustinian order of Great St Bernard famously bred and trained Great Saint Bernard dogs to take part in alpine rescues. Now that the dogs have been superseded by helicopters and snowmobiles, the friars concentrate on providing pastoral support and a warm, hospitable place of friendship and shelter for skiers, pilgrims and travellers.
Location: CH-1946 Bourg-St-Pierre

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