In 1997, with the construction of the museum designed by Renzo Piano, the Fondation Beyeler now had a publicly accessible venue.
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.
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...