I tetti in paglia ai Centocampi
At Centocampi (Monti di Caviano) last existing thatched hut in Ticino. This one, restored by Gambarogno Tourist Office, still has its original rye straw roofing, once common to all the other huts.
Thatched huts at Centocampi were once stables, the cattle were kept on the bottom floor and the straw on the upper one. Their shape was simple, square or rectangular, and their perimeter walls we...