Story of a Medieval Village

A route taking you to the historic places in and around Vissoie.

This walk provides the perfect opportunity to learn about aristocratic life in Vissoie and Annivers.

Medieval small town

Rapperswil, the Riviera of upper Lake Zürich, promises its visitors southern charm.

Rapperswil, the Riviera of upper Lake Zürich, promises its visitors southern charm. The small, quaint alleys in the medieval old part of town invite visitors to take a stroll or do window shopping. The Rapperswil castle is perched high upon a hill and contains a Polish museum.

Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois

A hotel with a history: the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois is one of the oldest city hotels in Europe and the oldest hotel in Switzerland.

Pure hotel culture: 101 rooms and suites in traditional style, with a charmingly sophisticated blend of antique furniture and high-tech infrastructure. The Cheval Blanc (3 Michelin stars and 19 Gault Millau points) offers some exquisite creations, while in Chez Donati you'll find Italian specialities and in the Brasserie lots of French style. Seven conference rooms and a wonderful ballroom are ideal for prestigious dinners, successful conferences and exclusive events.

Herb walks with a local herbalist

Every Wednesday during the summer you can learn about unique alpine flora from the herbalist and homeopath Astrid Thurner. About 120 alpine plants can be spotted along the way. Duration: 3 hours.

Butterbur, common spotted-orchid, wild thyme – medicinal herbs and plants flourish on the lush meadows of the Val d’Err.