Martigny the Roman

Martigny was known as an important centre for trade during the Roman period. Described by Julius Caesar as the place where his troops suffered a defeat in 57 B.C., the town was an imperial forum under Claudius’ rule, and subsequently became the capital of the Pennine Alps, under the name of Claudii Vallensium.


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Fondation Pierre Gianadda


In the spring of 1976, the engineer Léonard Gianadda discovered the remains of a Gallo-Roman temple on a plot of land he owned. He decided ...

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