Engadine houses

Thanks to their proud architecture, the Engadine houses with their mighty stonewalls and funnel-shaped windows are impressive at first glance. Their soul, however, lies in their artistic decorations, the Sgraffiti.

Engadine houses
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Steamship adventure for all the family

To cruise on scenic Lake Lucerne in a nostalgic paddle steamer, to marvel at villas and castles, to discover culinary specialties, or to enjoy a wholesome breakfast - all these opportunities are offered on lake cruises starting in Lucerne.

To cruise on scenic Lake Lucerne in a nostalgic paddle steamer, to marvel at villas and castles, to discover culinary specialties, or to enjoy a wholesome breakfast - all these opportunities are offered on lake cruises starting in Lucerne.

Steamship adventure for all the family
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Roman Mosaics - Erstwhile Country Estate

The Roman Mosaics of Orbe consist of eight magnificent mosaic floors that decorated a Gallic-Roman estate dating back to the year 170. The mosaics give the visitor an inkling of the enormous wealth of the lord of the manor and gentleman farmer, whose villa had more than 100 rooms.

The Roman Mosaics of Orbe consist of eight magnificent mosaic floors that decorated a Gallic-Roman estate dating back to the year 170. The mosaics give the visitor an inkling of the enormous wealth of the lord of the manor and gentleman farmer, whose villa had more than 100 rooms.

Roman Mosaics - Erstwhile Country Estate
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Piora – Ritom funicular railway

One of Switzerland's steepest cable cars takes visitors from Piotta to the Alp of Piora. Built in 1921 to aid in the construction of the dam, nowadays the small red cable car takes 100 visitors per hour to the beautiful hiking region surrounding the mountain lakes of the region of Ritom-Piora.

One of the steepest funicular railways travels from the Leventina to the Ritomsee lake. A special excursion with some extraordinary and varying sights along the way.

Piora – Ritom funicular railway
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