According to legend, the little town of St-Ursanne was founded by the Irish monk Ursicinus, who lived as a hermit on this isolated spot. Even today, this place possesses a magnetic power of attraction.
The museum includes the castles of Lenzburg, Wildegg, Hallwyl, Habsburg, the monastery of Königsfelden as well as as the Legionnaire's Path. Each of these monuments is an authentic witness to a long history.
Architects and architecture enthusiasts from all over the world travel to this small village in the small Graubuenden valley. For an extraordinary architect has built a spa resort there, of pure stone, greenish in color, weighing tons. And by the way, the Therme in Vals also happens to be a wellness temple...
The Zoological Gardens, known affectionately as “Zolli” by Basel's inhabitants, opened in Basel in 1874 and is home to a large number of indigenous and exotic animals.