Premana – the Knives Town

Premana – the knives town – standing at the foot of Monte Legnone, surrounded by gorgeous woods is Premana, a small hamlet in Valsassina.

This settlement made up by some old houses and farmsteads with its timeless charm has been unchanged over the centuries.
Its isolated location has preserved the strong cultural identity including traditions, folklore and local dialect all different from the ones finding in the others towns in Valsassina. Nevertheless, Premana became worldwide famous for its unique knives and scissors production. Among the 2000 inhabits living in town, almost 700 of them work in the 160 workshops that manage this business. Touring this intriguing hamlet will definitely let you discover some stunning glimpses all over and also appreciate the great Italian handmade factory.

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