Tamina Gorge and Old Bad Pfäfers

Tamina Gorge and Old Bad Pfäfers

A narrow gorge, only penetrated by a few rays of sunshine at mid-day, a grotto where health seekers bathed, and arguably the most famous natural scientist as first spa physician - this is Bad Pfäfers. Today the Tamina Gorge (approx. 15 minutes...more

Combe Grède

Combe Grède

A huge crevice vertically divides the ridge over St-Imier into two parts – the Combe Grède. The craggy cliff faces are inhabited by chamois and marmots, even pellegrine falcons and wood grouse can be seen. The 14-km-long and steep walk from...more

Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva

The Celts called Lake Geneva "Large Water" or "Lem an", and it is to...more

Tickle path around the Härzli lake

Tickle path...

The Kitzelpfad (tickle path) offers a thrill of a special kind at the...more

Tamina Gorge and Old Bad Pfäfers

A narrow gorge, only penetrated by a few rays of sunshine at mid-day, a grotto where health seekers bathed, and arguably the most famous natural scientist as first spa physician - this is Bad Pfäfers. Today the Tamina Gorge (approx. 15 minutes from Bad Ragaz) is accessible in a more comfortable way than in the ancient past.

A narrow gorge, only penetrated by a few rays of sunshine at mid-day, a grotto where health seekers bathed, and arguably the most famous natural scientist as first spa physician - this is Bad Pfäfers. Today the Tamina Gorge (approx. 15 minutes from Bad Ragaz) is accessible in a more comfortable way than in the ancient past.

Combe Grède

A huge crevice vertically divides the ridge over St-Imier into two parts – the Combe Grède. The craggy cliff faces are inhabited by chamois and marmots, even pellegrine falcons and wood grouse can be seen. The 14-km-long and steep walk from Villeret through the Combe Grède direct to the Chasseral is very demanding, takes a good 6 hours and should only be undertaken by experienced hikers. The start and end point can be reached using public transportation.

A huge crevice vertically divides the ridge over St-Imier into two parts – the Combe Grède.

Lake Geneva

The Celts called Lake Geneva "Large Water" or "Lem an", and it is to this day called Lac Léman in French. And it is large indeed. Regularly scheduled lake boats, historic paddle steamers and small ferries ply this 582-square-kilometer body of water.

Belle Epoque boats have plied Central Europe's largest lake for 130 years, offering cruises between France and Switzerland and between Geneva and the upper end of the lake (known as the Haut Lac).

Tickle path around the Härzli lake

The Kitzelpfad (tickle path) offers a thrill of a special kind at the mountain station of the Brunni chair lift. The barefoot path around the idyllic Härzli lake, situated at 1860 meters above sea level, is unique in these mountains.

The Kitzelpfad (tickle path) offers a thrill of a special kind at the mountain station of the Brunni chair lift. The barefoot path around the idyllic Härzli lake, situated at 1860 meters above sea level, is unique in these mountains.