Romantik Hotel Gasthof Hirschen

Romantik Hotel Gasthof Hirschen

After four years of renovations, this hotel won the Historic Hotel of the Year award in 2009 for expert preservation and reuse of historical elements.more

Schwyz - Swiss History

Schwyz - Swiss History

Schwyz as the capital of the eponymous canton and the source of Switzerland's name is steeped in myths. The Old Town and the local museums mirror...more

On Wilhelm Tell's traces

On Wilhelm Tell's...

Who was the real Wilhelm Tell? Follow the trail of the Swiss national...more

On the trail of history in the Simplon region

On the trail of...

On the trail of history in the Simplon regionmore

Romantik Hotel Gasthof Hirschen

After four years of renovations, this hotel won the Historic Hotel of the Year award in 2009 for expert preservation and reuse of historical elements.

This inn is idyllically situated on the Rhine in the historic little bridge town of Eglisau. It was first mentioned as far back as 1523. In 2007 the Hirschen was reopened after four years of renovation. Seven rooms and suites with the atmosphere of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, but with 21st century comfort. Gourmet restaurant with 1 Star Michelin and 17 Gault Millau points and bistro with a terrace overlooking the river.

Schwyz - Swiss History

Schwyz as the capital of the eponymous canton and the source of Switzerland's name is steeped in myths. The Old Town and the local museums mirror the history of the Confederation. According to legend, the city was founded by two Alemannic brothers.

Schwyz as the capital of the eponymous canton and the source of Switzerland's name is steeped in myths. The Old Town and the local museums mirror the history of the Confederation. According to legend, the city was founded by two Alemannic brothers.

On Wilhelm Tell's traces

Who was the real Wilhelm Tell? Follow the trail of the Swiss national hero and freedom fighter.

Who was the real Wilhelm Tell? Follow the trail of the Swiss national hero and freedom fighter to find out, in the historic landscapes around the southern shores of Lake Lucerne: at Rütli, the birthplace of the nation; at the Schillerstein rock; the Tell Chapel, the Tell Monument and the Tell Museum.

On the trail of history in the Simplon region

On the trail of history in the Simplon region

Simplon Pass was an important Pass Crossing connecting the Valais to Northern Italy as early as the Middle Age. The renowned merchant Kaspar von Stockalper used the route for his transactions, as did Napoleon later on. The region of the Simplon offers hikers an incredible mountain panorama and an impressive alpine flora. Alpine roses as far as the eye can see...