In 2005, the Chirel und Fildrich rivers raged with abandon. But the wounds of the flooding have healed over, and the valley now presents every facet of its natural beauty for all to admire.
This unique area in Canton Ticino extends from the Brissago Isles on Lago Maggiore to the Walser village of Bosco Gurin. Typical for the Locarnese National Park ("Parco Nazionale del Locarnese") is the diverse natural scenery and the climate, ranging from subtropical to alpine.
The route to the Thal Nature Park leads through the compact township of Klus in the Balsthal. But an expansive, wondrous world of nature unfolds beyond this: the gentle rolling hills of the Jura.
Switzerland’s largest regional nature park lies in the heart of Graubünden. Untouched nature, original villages and a Unesco World Heritage site all meet here.