High Alpine Hike in the Saas Valley, Following Ancient Walser Trails

High Alpine Hike in the Saas Valley, Following Ancient Walser Trails

The easy hike is one of the best ways to enter Saas Fee. There is a segment that can be termed panoramic with spectacular views onto the other side of the valley.more

Tschlin - traditional village

Tschlin - traditional village

Well-preserved traditional village at the gateway to the Lower Engadine, with a terraced landscape and a brewery.more

Cultural variety and old traditions

Cultural variety...

Whether on an individual visit or a fascinating guided tour – a journey...more

Medieval small town

Medieval small town

Rapperswil, the Riviera of upper Lake Zürich, promises its visitors...more

High Alpine Hike in the Saas Valley, Following Ancient Walser Trails

The easy hike is one of the best ways to enter Saas Fee. There is a segment that can be termed panoramic with spectacular views onto the other side of the valley.

The Walser, one of the original peoples inhabiting the Valais, emigrated to the East and to the South along very specific routes. One such trail leads right to the village of Gspon. It followed the valley till Saas-Grund. Here it went across the Monte Moro-Pass and wound up in Italy.

High Alpine Hike in the Saas Valley, Following Ancient Walser Trails
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Tschlin - traditional village

Well-preserved traditional village at the gateway to the Lower Engadine, with a terraced landscape and a brewery.

Well-preserved traditional village at the gateway to the Lower Engadine, with a terraced landscape and a brewery.

Tschlin - traditional village
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Cultural variety and old traditions

Whether on an individual visit or a fascinating guided tour – a journey of discovery into the distant past.

Whether on an individual visit or a fascinating guided tour – a journey of discovery into the distant past.

Cultural variety and old traditions
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Medieval small town

Rapperswil, the Riviera of upper Lake Zürich, promises its visitors southern charm.

Rapperswil, the Riviera of upper Lake Zürich, promises its visitors southern charm. The small, quaint alleys in the medieval old part of town invite visitors to take a stroll or do window shopping. The Rapperswil castle is perched high upon a hill and contains a Polish museum.

Medieval small town
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