High moor Chaltenbrunnen

The Chaltenbrunnen raised mire is located on a slope terrace above Meiringen. Because it has remained in its original unspoiled state, it is one of the most important mires in the Swiss Alps.

Lake Nussbaumen / Lake Hüttwilen

Nearly 6,000 years ago people first began to settle in the Lake Constance region. Remains of this impressive settlement have been found by Lake Nussbaumen near Hüttwile

Nearly 6,000 years ago people first began to settle in the Lake Constance region. Remains of this impressive settlement have been found by Lake Nussbaumen near Hüttwilen.

Natural islands in the Rhône

Natural islands in the river Rhône, which still flows freely through the Pfynwald. Nature trail through the Pfynwald, one of the biggest nature reserves in the Alps. For trade publication

Natural islands in the Rhône

Zeneggen: Hike Along the Aqueducts

A special treat is a visit to Zeneggen, which has retained its rustic character of yore. Its buildings are sprinkled across a large, sunny plateau and linked together by open aquaducts that the locals call suonen.

The houses of this mountain village are sprinkled across a large, sunny plateau above Visp, an ancient cultural landscape defined by open aqueducts and an extraordinary wealth of Alpine plants that have become rare elsewhere. This is Zeneggen in the Augstbord region.