Toggenburg follows the course of the Thur River in an almost 50-kilometer arc from its origins between the mighty Säntis Massif and peaks of the Churfirsten up to the town of Wil. Many creative events and offerings attract visitors in summer to the lush green hiking region and in winter to the familiar winter sports areas.
Brienz is located in the middle of charming mountains at the eastern end of turquoise-coloured Lake Brienz. The cosy village is starting point for excursions to the Bernese Oberland, the Ballenberg Open-air Museum but also to Lucerne or Interlaken or across the nearby Alpine passes.
The Muota Valley is known for its down-to-earth weather prophets and its 200-kilometer-long karst Höllloch cave system.
Located in the huge skiing area of "Les Portes du Soleil", the resort of Champéry in the Val d'Illiez in the Lower Valais has still managed to preserve much its traditional charm.