The Simplon pass was originally a route for smugglers and mercenaries in the times before Valais was even part of Switzerland. It took a wealthy merchant, Kaspar Jodok von Stockalper to elevate its worth and ultimately his own.
Brig > Gondo
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Read more in SWISS PASSES Issue 4 of the Super Alpine magazine - coming in 2022