Mineral Water Trail Scuol

The mineral water trail (Mineralwasserweg Scuol in German or senda d’aua minerala Scuol in Romansh) consists of hiking trails in the area of Scuol, Tarasp, Ftan and Sent in Lower Engadine (Unterengadin). Information is provided in two languages (Romansh and German) about the name, type, the most important chemical components and substance of each source. … Read more » “Mineral Water Trail Scuol”

The Museum of lower Engadine

The Lower Engadine Heritage museum (Unterengadiner Regionalmuseum) in ancient Scuol is housed in the Great House (Chà Gronda in Romansh) or convent (Clastra in Romansh). The powerful Tarasp dynasty transferred the convent (founded in 1100 by the same dynasty) to Burgeis in Val Venosta (Obervinschgau). It is called the Benedictine Abbey of Marienberg nowadays. The … Read more » “The Museum of lower Engadine”

The ten Monasteries of Basel

Ten monasteries in Basel ceased to exist in the years of the Reformation (1525-1529). The authorities took over the management and the bishop moved its seat to Porrentruy. More than 450 years of history of monastic life had come to an end. The first monastery was St. Alban, founded in 1083. The second monastery was … Read more » “The ten Monasteries of Basel”