Schwyz - Swiss History

Schwyz - Swiss History

Schwyz as the capital of the eponymous canton and the source of Switzerland's name is steeped in myths. The Old Town and the local museums mirror the history of the Confederation. According to legend, the city was founded by two Alemannic brothers. more

Back to the future - open-air museum

Back to the future - open-air museum

The Muggio Valley was once very nearly abandoned, but precisely because the locals place importance on their past, it now lives on into the future...more

Celtic-Roman Settlement in the Enge near Bern

Celtic-Roman...

Archeological walk with information panels about the character, age and...more

Schwyz - Swiss History

Schwyz as the capital of the eponymous canton and the source of Switzerland's name is steeped in myths. The Old Town and the local museums mirror the history of the Confederation. According to legend, the city was founded by two Alemannic brothers.

Schwyz as the capital of the eponymous canton and the source of Switzerland's name is steeped in myths. The Old Town and the local museums mirror the history of the Confederation. According to legend, the city was founded by two Alemannic brothers.

Schwyz - Swiss History
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Back to the future - open-air museum

The Muggio Valley was once very nearly abandoned, but precisely because the locals place importance on their past, it now lives on into the future as an open-air museum.

The Muggio Valley was once very nearly abandoned, but precisely because the locals place importance on their past, it now lives on into the future as an open-air museum.

Back to the future - open-air museum
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Diemtigtal House Trail

The Diemtigtal valley is celebrated for its magnificent rural dwellings, and you can see some of the finest along the marked Diemtigtal House Trail. The details are particularly impressive: intricate carving, delicate paintings and elaborate compositions of form and colour that adorn the wooden façades underneath the massive roofs.

Diemtigtal House Trail
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Celtic-Roman Settlement in the Enge near Bern

Archeological walk with information panels about the character, age and importance of the Celtic and Roman settlement and excavations (combined with a didactic forest trail). The Enge peninsula north of the city of Bern has been known for more than 200 years as a discovery site of Roman artifacts.

Archeological walk with information panels about the character, age and importance of the Celtic and Roman settlement and excavations (combined with a didactic forest trail).

Celtic-Roman Settlement in the Enge near Bern
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