"Col-des-Roches" Cave Mills

If brooks and rivers run only sluggishly above ground, hydropower is nearly impossible to harness. That is why the inhabitants of the valley of Le Locle began to use subterranean streams. This is how the cave mills of "Col-des-Roches" arose. more

Chillon

Greina Plateau

The Greina Plateau (Plaun la Greina) is a unique, Alpine tundra located between the cantons of Graubünden and Ticino, at an elevation of 2200... more

Greina Plateau
St-Ursanne / Clos du Doubs

St-Ursanne / Clos du Doubs

According to legend, the little town of St-Ursanne was founded by the Irish monk Ursinicus, who lived as a hermit on this isolated spot. Even... more

"Col-des-Roches" Cave Mills

If brooks and rivers run only sluggishly above ground, hydropower is nearly impossible to harness. That is why the inhabitants of the valley of Le Locle began to use subterranean streams. This is how the cave mills of "Col-des-Roches" arose.

If brooks and rivers run only sluggishly above ground, hydropower is nearly impossible to harness. That is why the inhabitants of the valley of Le Locle began to use subterranean streams. This is how the cave mills of "Col-des-Roches" arose.

Greina Plateau

The Greina Plateau (Plaun la Greina) is a unique, Alpine tundra located between the cantons of Graubünden and Ticino, at an elevation of 2200 meters. It can only be reached by foot from five different starting points in Graubünden and Ticino and has therefore remained an intact jewel.

The Greina Plateau lies between the cantons of Graubünden and Ticino. Even as early as the Roman era, important routes across the Alps led through this region. The plateau has remained an untouched jewel because it is still only reached on foot.

St-Ursanne / Clos du Doubs

According to legend, the little town of St-Ursanne was founded by the Irish monk Ursinicus, who lived as a hermit on this isolated spot. Even today, this place possesses a magnetic power of attraction.

According to legend, the little town of St-Ursanne was founded by the Irish monk Ursicinus, who lived as a hermit on this isolated spot. Even today, this place possesses a magnetic power of attraction.