If you want to experience the excitement of this natural paradise first hand, take an excursion to Canton Uri’s pristine side valleys, where you will find an untouched mountain world and an abundance of rustic charm.
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.
The building's modern infrastructure is a technical masterpiece of its time. Located at 2,625 meters at the foot of the Kesch Mountain, it offers accommodation for 92 persons, spread over 5-bed to 12-bed rooms.
The internationally-renowned Convent of St. John in Müstair enjoys UNESCO World Cultural Heritage listing and owes its existence and uniqueness to Charlemagne. It is one of the few existing architectural examples from the Carolingian period.