In the 13th century, the German-speaking Walsers settled the mountainous areas in Davos and Klosters. In the remotest area of the romantic side valley of Sertig, farming settlements still dominate the landscape.
Over 250 sewing machines are displayed in a magnificent 12th century vault.
Euseigne lies in Val d'Hérens, a side valley of the Rhône, near the world's highest dam, the Grande Dixence. The earth pyramids of Euseigne are one of Switzerland's most important geological sights and are protected monuments.
Puffing we head on and up in Brienz, while ascending in a second climb from Sörenberg. On the south side with steam since 1892, and aboard large cabins on the mountain railway from the north.