Charburner Trail

Between June and September, you can peer over the shoulders of charburners on the charburner trail and they’ll be delighted to show you how charcoal is made. The 4-hour Romoos und Bramboden walking trail shows a cross-section through the Napf upland. Seven special information boards detailing the particular features of the charcoal kiln have been erected en route.

In the agriculturally shaped Romoos municipality in Lucerne’s Entlebuch, the last of Switzerland’s charcoal workers carry out the ancient craft on professional basis as an additional job. Between June and September, you can peer over the shoulders of charburners on the charburner trail and they’ll be delighted to show you how charcoal is made.

Storia & Palazzi.

The picturesque villages of the Engadin are known for their palatial houses built by old local families and elegant sanatoria now converted to fine hotels: both comprise this tour’s “Living Palaces”, alongside world-class historical sights.

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Storia & Palazzi.

Wild-haymaking trail

Rambling through airy fir forests, walking over magic carpets of wild flowers and experiencing ancient haymaking and Alpine traditions at the same time? The wild-haymaking trail on the Rophaien near Flüelen overlooking the emerald green Lake Uri is an ideal hiking destination.

Loco, the ancient capital

Loco, the center of straw braiding in Onsernone, was in the Middle Ages the main town of the Onsernone community, which was founded around the turn of the first millennium. Today the place is primarily known for the Onsernone Museum and the mill.