Walser Areas in Graubünden
Since the first half of the 13th century there have been settlements of Walser in Graubünden. At different times the German speaking settlers moved eastwards after Rätien, over the Oberalppass into Bündner Oberland, where Obersaxon remains as a Walser settlement, from here south in Rheinswald and into the landscape of Davos.
Immigration to Vorarlberg and Tirol
The Walser settlements in Vorarlberg are at a large the latest populated regions in Vorarlberg. Walser populated the Laternsertal, the Argental with Damüls, the Große Walsertal, the Brandnertal, the Silbertal, the upper Lechtal also called “Tannbgerg” as well as the Kleinwalsertal or “Mittelberg” which encloses the upper valley of the river Breitach.