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Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Charmey

Nesting in the center of the Jogne valley, Charmey is a subalpine village at about 900 meters elevation. Its population (more than 1800 people) is growing: its location is prized for its high quality of life. Living traditions, beautifully preserved...

Site
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Charnel house (Church)

In the Leuk-Stadt church there is a charnel house with a wall of skulls 20-metres long, which can be visited daily.

Historical buildingChurch
Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

Château de l'Isle

Admire the Château de l'Isle from the 17th century, that is also called "the little Versailles of Vaud", with its ponds.

Historical place
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Château-d’Œx

Château-d’Œx, with its double calling as a haven of agriculture and tourism, includes the villages and hamlets of Moulins, l’Etivaz, La Lécherette, Gérignoz, and Granges. Architectural gems dot the region: in town a group of marvelous stone buildings...

Site
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Châtel-sur-Montsalvens

In the Jogne valley, at 900 meters altitude, Chatel-sur-Montsalvens enjoys an ideal geographical location, resting on the hillside like a balcony overlooking the valley and man-made lake of the same name. It also has an outstanding view of the Dent...

Site
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Chaudanne Spring

At Chaudanne Spring, water seems to emerge from the depths of the Earth. Water seeps into the ground on the east slope of the Vanils Range and joins an interminable underground network of subterranean galleries, only to reach the surface after trave...

Natural monument
Jurapark Aargau

Cheisacher tower

Enjoy a fantastic 360° panorama from the Cheisacher tower situated at a height of almost 700 metres with a view of the Jura, the Alps and the nearby Schwarzwald. Treat yourself to a trip in the Frick valley.

Viewpoint
UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch  

Chessiloch

Im Gebiet Chessiloch in Flühli gibt es auf kleinem Raum viel zu Entdecken.

Natural landscape / HabitatWaters
Parc régional Chasseral

CHEZ Camille Bloch

An emotional and educational journey of more than 90 minutes, punctuated by screenings, demonstrations, unique interactive and sensory experiences and, of course, gourmet tastings.

Museum / Exhibition
Regionaler Naturpark Schaffhausen

Chrüzweg

Along the Chrüzweg you can enjoy a further view. Between the treetops below, you can see the alpine panorama and the view of the beginning of Klettgau again and again.

Viewpoint
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Church in Varen

The parish church in Varen is not only architecturally interesting. Its location offers a unique viewing point. Enjoy the view from the church of the Rhone valley and the forest of Pfyn/Finges nature reserve.

Viewpoint
Landschaftspark Binntal

Church museum in Ernen

The parish church of St.Georg was built by the famous Prismell master builder Ulrich Ruffener under Bishop Matthäus Schiner of Mühlebach. The magnificent Baroque high altar dates back to 1758-61.

Museum / Exhibition
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Church of Château-d'Œx

The 15th century church of Château-d'Œx sits majestically throned on a rock (La Motte) at the entrance to the village and is a landmark of the region. Inside one can marvel at the beautiful stained glass from the middle of the 20th century.

SiteHistorical place
Parc naturel du Jorat

Church of Montheron Abbey

Montheron Abbey is a historic place that awaits your visit. Noticed in 1135 already by the Cistercian monks who established their monastery at the edge of the Talent, this place on the western edge of the Jorat forest is very poetic.

SiteHistorical buildingHistorical placeChurch
Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

Church of Notre-Dame, Bassins

The church of Notre-Dame in Bassins which lies on a crest over the Lake of Geneva, dates from the 11th century. The former Cluniac priory is an important monument.

Historical place
Naturpark Beverin

Church of St. Martin, Zillis

The church of St. Martin in Zillis is also known as the "Sistine Chapel of the Alps" with its 12th century worldwide unique painted wooden ceiling and is one of the most important cultural assets in the Beverin Nature Park.

Church
Naturpark Beverin

Clugin church

Following extensive restoration, the church in Clugin shines in new splendour. In no other church in the Schams region has the medieval decoration be so well-preserved as that in Clugin.

Church
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Col de Jaman

Despite the route's dangers and sometimes questionable condition, this path had two big advantages: it was the shortest route between the Pays-d’Enhaut, the Gruyères, and Léman (Lake Geneva), and it was passable almost year-round. It was also an imp...

Natural monument
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Collection of Grape Varieties

Every variety of grape found in the Valais have been planted here on a single plot and labelled.

Museum / Exhibition
Parc du Doubs

Collegiate church and Cloister

This collegiate church was built at the end of the XII century. It shows the transition between the late Romanesque style and the early Gothic style. To the North, the cloister dates back to 1380 and next to it is the stone museum.

Historical buildingChurch
Parc du Doubs

Combe de Biaufond

This gorge in the Doubs valley is a magical place, where footbridges and ladders lead over rocks and unspoilt woods.

Natural monument
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Combes Chapel

Built in 1897, the chapel is an example of neo-gothic architecture. Its decorative murals are of the same origin as it solid oak altar. The Virgin and Child still sit here today, surrounded by Saint Philomène and Saint Elisabeth.

Historical building
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Common kingfisher

Its dazzling colour, its secret life style and its rarity have made the common kingfisher famous.

Fauna
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Common sandpiper

The last 100 breeding pairs in Switzerland breed in near-natural river meadows of the Alps and Alpine foothills.

Fauna
Regionaler Naturpark Schaffhausen

Confession de Schleitheim

In the Anabaptist room of the Schleitheimertal Museum, you will find one of the four printed examples of the Schleitheim Confes- sion, which was composed in 1527 by Benedict monk, Michael Sattler, together with other Anabaptist leaders.

Museum / Exhibition
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Crésuz

This community is located on the slopes above Montslavens Lake, with an unobstructed view from its some 910 meters elevation. In the 17th century the village was completely destroyed by a fire. In 1667, the vicarage was the only building that escape...

Site
Parc régional Chasseral

Creux de Glace

This ice hole is 30 metres deep and there is a small glacier inside. The snow masses which accumulate here in winter turn to ice.

Natural monumentGeology
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Dâ Chapel

It is thanks to Jean-François Jaquet whose son miraculously survived an avalanche, that this chapel was constructed. The interior is decorated in immaculate neoclassic style. It evokes striped fabric with friezes and organic decoration and a faux arc...

Historical building
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Das grosse Theater des Weins - Perfekt in Szene gesetzt!

Wie wird der Wein in Szene gesetzt, um das Interesse der Konsumenten-Betrachter zu wecken? Die Ausstellung wirft einen Blick auf die Art und Weise, wie die Walliser ihren Wein mittels Gegenständen, Szenerien und Veranstaltungen präsentieren.

Museum / Exhibition
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Dauben Lake

In the summer you can fish in the Dauben Lake or even sail. There are also beautiful walks around the Dauben Lake. In winter you can do cross-country skiing or go for a beautiful winter walk.

ViewpointWaters
Regionaler Naturpark Schaffhausen

Dem Rhein entlang

Die, durch die Rheinkorrekturen von 1897 entstandenen Altläufe, Weiher und Kiesinseln, bilden nun das Auengebiet Alt Rhy (Alter Rhein). Am gegenüberliegenden Rheinufer erkennen Sie die Mündung der Thur in den Rhein.

Natural landscape / HabitatViewpointWaters
Jurapark Aargau

Die Geissberg-Gämsen

Gämsen gelten bei den meisten Menschen immer noch als scheue Alpentiere. Nicht für die Einwohner von Villigen: Über 100 Gämsen leben praktisch vor ihrer Haustür.

Fauna
Regionaler Naturpark Schaffhausen

Die Schöne von Bibern

Bei der Schönen von Bibern handelt es sich um eine äusserst schmackhafte Zwetschgensorte. Für diese wurde eigens eine Skulptur errichtet.

Other
Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

Die Seen des Vallée de Joux

Der Lac de Joux im Herzen des Waadtländer Juras ist der grösste See des Juramassivs. Im Sommer zieht er Sportler und Naturliebhaber an, im Winter verwandelt er sich in nichts weniger als das grösste natürliche Eisfeld Europas.

Natural landscape / HabitatWaters
Naturpark Diemtigtal

Diemtigtal (Diemtig valley), scattered settlement

The Diemtigtal (Diemtig valley) is mainly forested, whereupon the scenery is characterised by a mosaic of forests, meadows and pastures.

Cultural landscape
Naturpark Diemtigtal

Diemtigtal village

The village of Diemtigtal is proud of its status as «Site of national importance». The magnificent old farmhouses and the church characterise the whole valley and could certainly tell a few tales from history.

Site
Jurapark Aargau

Dinosaur museum Frick

In the Frick Dinosaur museum in addition to a complete plateosaurus skeleton there is also a fossil predator dinosaur to be seen. An informative dinosaur nature trail takes you to the excavation area where you can excavate for fossils yourself.

Museum / ExhibitionGeology
Landschaftspark Binntal

Dorfkapelle von Steinhaus

Die Kapelle der Heiligen Familie steht am idyllischen Dorfplatz von Steinhaus und wurde um 1728 erbaut. Der buntbemalte Altar zeigt die Heilige Familie auf dem Tempelgang nach Jerusalem, begleitet von der Taube des Heiligen Geistes.

Church
Parc Ela

Dorfmuseum Wiesen

Als heimatkundliches Museum führt das Dorfmuseum Wiesen in die lokale Wohnkultur ein, vor allem in diejenige des 19. Jahrhunderts.

Museum / Exhibition
Jurapark Aargau

Dorfmuseum Zeihen

Auf Anfrage öffnet das Zeiher Dorfmuseum für Sie die Türen. Erleben Sie den Alltag in früheren Zeiten, lernen Sie etwas über die ältesten Alphörner der Schweiz oder bestaunen Sie Fossilien aus der Glimmersandgrube.

Museum / Exhibition
Naturpark Pfyn-Finges

Dragonflies

Among all the insects that enliven the ponds and channels in the Pfyn forest, the dragonflies are definitely the most elegant and easiest to observe. There are two types of dragonfly in the forest: The small dragonfly and the large dragonfly.

Fauna
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Eglise de Charmey

Alors que le clocher actuel date, à la base, de 1673, l'église fut reconstruite à plusieurs reprises. Elle fut rebâtie une première fois en 1567, puis de 1735 à 1739 et consacrée en 1738 par Monseigneur Duding qui la dédie à Saint Laurent. Des modif...

Living tradition
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Eglise et cure de L’Etivaz

This architectural gem is tucked into the Coumatta forest. The forest has been protected from logging since the 17th century because of its role stabilizing the land and protecting against avalanches. The church, in its current form, dates to 1589, ...

Historical building
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Eglise Saint-Nicolas de Myre

Rougemont's Saint-Nicolas Church was built by Cluny monks in the late 11th century. The church's architecture has elements of Romanesque architecture (classical model Cluny Latin cross), as well as the Reformation and the Bernese presence (shortened...

Historical building
Naturpark Beverin

Egschisee

Der Egschisee ist nicht zuletzt ein beliebtes Ausflugsziel der Einheimischen. Hier lässt sich baden und bräteln. Aber Achtung! Der Egschisee ist ein Stausee. Das Baden geschieht auf eigene Gefahr.

Waters
Parc Ela

Ela-Loch

Mitten im Flügel des Piz Ela (3339 m ü. M.), im Südostgrat, klafft ein 2,5 m hohes und 6 m breites Loch – das Ela-Loch. Im Februar und Oktober spielt sich hier ein einmaliges Naturschauspiel ab, wenn die Sonne ihre Strahlen durchs Loch ins Tal wirft.

Geology
Parc naturel régional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut

Electric Factory

The electric factory allowed the industrial development of Montbovon village with a carbide factoy tannery and foundry.

Historical building
Naturpark Thal

ENERGY PARK

Wer kennt sie nicht, die Faszination für Raritäten aus dem frühen 20. Jahrhundert: Elegante Formen, kostbare Materialien, Farben und Sinnlichkeit - selbstverständlich gepaart mit Technik, die noch greif- und sichtbar ist.

Museum / Exhibition
UNESCO Biosphäre Entlebuch  

Entlebucherhaus museum

In the Entlebucherhaus museum the history of Entlebuch becomes tangible. You will find a local historical collection focussing on the everyday life and craft of the farmers. The collection is displayed in 35 scenes over an exhibition area of 1000m2.

Museum / Exhibition
Parc naturel régional Jura vaudois

Entonnoir Bon Port, Lac Brenet

Before the construction of water tapping for the Vallorbe power plant, the Brenet lake water flowed through this natural funnel. A detour to this impressive gorge is well worthwhile.

GeologyWaters