Since 1951 the former grammar school at the city park houses around 600 pictures and drawings by Swiss, German and Austrian artists. We owe this to the Winterthur art patron Oskar Reinhart.
Pilgrims have been visiting the monastery of Einsiedeln for over 1000 years. The monastery lies in the midst of a breathtaking landscape with a deep blue lake and jagged mountain tops. Today more and more nature lovers and culture-minded visitors are joining the pilgrims.
A cable car with a twist – emblazoned with the Swiss cross on its underside, the “Rotair” revolving gondola turns around its own axis as it floats over the glacier towards the Titlis. The top section of the Titlis cableway is spectacular; the Titlis Xpress runs from Engelberg via the Trübsee lake and directly to the Stand transfer station.
A picture-perfect medieval town on a small hill with a castle and three totally different museums: In Gruyères, 800-year-old regional history and culture meet Oscar-winning aliens and Buddhist sculptures.