Trepalle (Trepall in local dialect) is the only village in Livigno, in the province of Sondrio. It is the highest parish in Europe and the highest village in Italy (2,208 m. L.m.m.). Part of the town is along the 301 state road of the Foscagno which, through the Passo dell’Eira.
In Trepalle in February 1956, the lowest temperature (−41 ° C) is recorded in Italian territory in modern times, before being exceeded by the −49.6 ° C of the Busa Nord of Fradusta on the Pale di San Martino, on the 10th February 2013 .
Trepalle is also home to a Tenenza della Guardia di Finanza.
In the summer of 1948 Giovannino Guareschi visited Trepalle and met the parish priest don Alessandro Parenti. The writer is struck by the meeting, so much to dedicate to Trebilie, literary remake of the town of Trepalle, the first story of Gente così, appeared on Candido on 10 October 1948. The energy of this mountain pastor in solving material things and the charity and mystical sensitivity of his pastoral work have fascinated Guareschi, who also draws inspiration from this in writing the adventures of don Camillo in Mondo Piccolo, in particular in the pages of “Stories of exile and return”.