The Cultural Heritage of Graubünden

The Canton of Graubünden (Grisons) is well known for the beauty of the landscape and the rich cultural heritage. The region has been a European cross road for more than two thousand years, connecting southern and northern Europe. Graubünden is also the place of birth of famous rivers. Romans, Celts, Franks, Alemanni, Tirolians, Romansh people, … Read more » “The Cultural Heritage of Graubünden”

Three Countries Museum Lörrach

The Three Countries Museum in Lörrach (Dreiländer-Museum) is unique in Europe. His exhibition tells the history of the Upper Rhine, where the borders of Germany, France and Switzerland cross. For fifteen years the museum has been collecting objects that bear witness to the eventful history of the border region between France, Germany and Switzerland. They … Read more » “Three Countries Museum Lörrach”

Auguste Quiquerez

Auguste Quiquerez (1801-1882) was an engineer at the mines in the Jura region, but is best known as a geologist, historian, writer and archaeologist. Nowadays he is called the father of industrial archaeology. He wrote novels and historical studies and he collected legends from the Jura. He was also a skilled draughtsman and illustrated his … Read more » “Auguste Quiquerez”