Linth Gorge

Linth Gorge

Up where the Linth is still a young river, it forces its way between narrow rocks: the spectacular Linth Gorge. more

Ile d'Ogoz in the Greyerzersee

Ile d'Ogoz in the Greyerzersee

This island is the site of a ruined castle with two mighty towers and a chapel. There are also the remains of a little town dating from the 13th century which was flooded when the Saane dam was built in 1947.
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Island of Schwanau, Lauerzersee

Island of...

The Chapel of St. John and the ruins of a 12-13-century castle are to be...more

Linth Gorge

Up where the Linth is still a young river, it forces its way between narrow rocks: the spectacular Linth Gorge.

Up where the Linth is still a young river, it forces its way between narrow rocks: the spectacular Linth Gorge.

Ile d'Ogoz in the Greyerzersee

This island is the site of a ruined castle with two mighty towers and a chapel. There are also the remains of a little town dating from the 13th century which was flooded when the Saane dam was built in 1947.

Island of Schwanau, Lauerzersee

The Chapel of St. John and the ruins of a 12-13-century castle are to be found on the island.
Ferry service.

Torrent Neuf Irrigation Water Canal

Built around 1430, the Bisse du Torrent-Neuf or Bisse de Savièse irrigation channel was once the most ambitious project of its kind. It drew its water from the river Morge before leaving the gorge via a dizzying, dangerous structure to carry plenty of water to the Savièse area.