In 2005, the Chirel und Fildrich rivers raged with abandon. But the wounds of the flooding have healed over, and the valley now presents every facet of its natural beauty for all to admire.
The ViaRhenana, one of Switzerland's longest hiking trails, runs for ten days along the historic waterway between Untersee and Hochrhein. The fourth stage takes four hours from Schaffhausen to Rheinau with its baroque monastery church.
The holiday region of Disentis Sedrun is located in upper Surselva at the source of the Rhine. Its Alpine nature and Rhaeto-Romanic culture make it an interesting destination. The Benedictine monastery in Disentis is particularly worth a visit.