Asphalt Mines

For over 100 years asphalt was laboriously mined in the underground asphalt mines of La Presta and exported all over the world for road construction. Today the mines are no longer in operation and are partially open to the public as a museum. more

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Gruebisbalm Cave

Gruebisbalm Cave

Located on the southern slopes of the Rigi, “Queen of the Mountains”, high above sparkling Lake Lucerne, the Gruebisbalm cave offers an original... more

Asphalt Mines

For over 100 years asphalt was laboriously mined in the underground asphalt mines of La Presta and exported all over the world for road construction. Today the mines are no longer in operation and are partially open to the public as a museum.

For over 100 years asphalt was laboriously mined in the underground asphalt mines of La Presta and exported all over the world for road construction. Today the mines are no longer in operation and are partially open to the public as a museum.

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Kesslerloch

The Kesslerloch cave is one of the most important sites of the late Ice Age in Europe and provides traces of settlements from the Upper Palaeolithic Age (Magdalenian civilisation, 14 000 – 12 000 B.C.).

Kesslerloch
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Gruebisbalm Cave

Located on the southern slopes of the Rigi, “Queen of the Mountains”, high above sparkling Lake Lucerne, the Gruebisbalm cave offers an original setting for galas, dinners and shows.

Located on the southern slopes of the Rigi, “Queen of the Mountains”, high above sparkling Lake Lucerne, the Gruebisbalm cave offers an original setting for galas, dinners and shows.

Gruebisbalm Cave
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