Senda culturala

Zernez lies at the beginning the Senda culturala (cultural trail), leading through the Lower Engadine (Unterengadin). The village lies on the River Inn. In 1365, the members of the Gotteshausbund (League of the House of God), founded in 1367 in Chur, met here for the first time.The culture trail leads from Zernez to Susch, Lavin, Guarda, Bos-cha, Ardez, … Read more » “Senda culturala”

Granite in Urner Oberland

The village of Wassen am Gotthard was a quiet village in the nineteenth century. With the construction of the Gotthardrails and its inauguration in 1882, life changed forever. The Antonini quarry not only changed the landscape but also attracted many workers, mainly from Italy. They introduced new customs and traditions, and many remained for good. … Read more » “Granite in Urner Oberland”

The Carillon of Sisikon

On the occasion of the first day of Swiss chocolate, 12 September 2001, the Swiss chocolate manufacturers presented a carillon to the population. The carillon (Glockenspiel of Sisikon) is the largest in Switzerland and consists of 37 bells with the tones e1- e4 and a bronze weight of about 6 000 kg. Both chocolate and … Read more » “The Carillon of Sisikon”