In 1989 the government of the Principality of Liechtenstein declared the entire Alp region of their country, except for the grazing areas, an integral plant conservation area. From Malbun along the Fürstin Gina Path one can experience how diverse and exotic the alpine flora is. And not only that, but the most beautiful views await you from places such as the peak of the Augstenberg (2222m).
The past fifteen years have been good to the Rhine. The water quality has clearly improved and the riverbanks have become more attractive. The inhabitants of the Basel region have rediscovered how to enjoy this proud river for recreational activities and as a real leisure paradise.
This pilgrimage does not always have to lead to Santiago de Compostela – an impressive section of the Way of St. James is the ViaJacobi, a five hour walk from Schwarzenburg to Fribourg. This stretch is considered the most exciting part of the Way of St. James in Switzerland and has been used by the Jakobspilger - the St. James pilgrims - since the Middle Ages.
In the Creux du Van across Lake Neuchâtel, nature presents itself as a giant natural amphitheatre.