Poschiavo is a region in the Bernina Region in the canton of Grisons in Switzerland. Poschiavo is first referenced in 824 as in Postclave however this originates from a later duplicate of the first document. In 1140 it was referenced as de Pusclauio. It was in the past known by the German name of Puschlav. It owes its magnificence to the monumental Renaissance style of its elegant nineteenth century design. These palazzo were worked by prosperous neighborhood occupants who had made their fortune abroad, especially in Spain Poschiavo has a region, starting at 2006, of 191 km2 74 sq mi.
Of this region, 19.8% is utilized for horticultural purposes, while 32.1% is forested. Of whatever is left of the land, 1.8% is settled structures or streets and the rest of is non-gainful streams, ice sheets or mountains.Until 2017, the region was situated in the Poschiavo sub-area of the Bernina region, after 2017 it was a piece of the new Bernina Region. It is situated in the Val Poschiavo, one of the four valleys of the Italian Graubünden, where the official dialect is Italian. Alternate valleys are Val Bregaglia, Mesolcina and Calanca. It comprises of the town of Poschiavo and various villages. Poschiavo has its own lake, called Lago di Poschiavo, which is situated toward the south.