Travel with the Rhaetian Railway through the wiss alps. The Rhaetian Pullman Express for example, is enjoying a fine new lease of life. Lovingly restored to their original art deco glory, these carriages are guaranteed to offer truly special travel enjoyment on the journey through the heart of the Alps, with the twin attractions of luxury from the golden age of rail travel and the most beautiful stretches of mountain railway that the world has to offer.
Discover Chur, only 10 km from Tschiertschen. With a settlement history of over 5000 years, Chur is the oldest city in Switzerland and the picturesque old town is considered one of the most fully preserved in the country. Immerse yourself in the past and experience Chur. Especially worth seeing are the episcopal palace, the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, and the superbly preserved buildings in the old town. Numerous boutiques, restaurants, bars, museums, and galleries, as well as regular markets and events, ensure the traffic-free old town has an almost Mediterranean charm.
Explore the mysteries, lively streets and picturesque houses of Lucerne. Visit famous cultural sites such as the Chapel Bridge – the oldest covered wooden bridge in Europe with its octagonal Water Tower – the Jesuit Church, the Culture- & Congress Center and the landmark of Lucerne, the so-called Museggmauer („Wall of Musegg“). Allow yourselves to dive deeply into the history and daily life of the city and discover even the most secret places, streets and corners, all hidden to the average visitor.
Allow yourselves to travel through time and gain an insight into the history of the famous old town of St. Gallen. Follow your guide through narrow alleys, meandering passageways and ancient oriels and experience the atmosphere of life in the Middle Ages. Learn why there are still 111 oriels preserved today and why all city gates have disappeared. Discover, furthermore, the treasures of the Abbey precinct with its old, magnificent buildings. Round off your city walk by diving deeply into the world of hops and malt. Learn about the 1200 year-old cultural tradition of beer, its history, its production, and all the funny stories and anecdotes that come along with it, while enjoying a pleasurable degustation in town.
Our tip: The Zürich Trolley Experience – City Tour
Explore the cultural riches of the city of Zürich on the so-called „Classic Trolley“ – a nostalgic and unique Swiss vehicle. Get a glimpse at the finance and business center, the world-famous luxurious Bahnhofstraße, the historical Limmatquai, the great Romanesque-style Protestant church of Grossmünster, St. Peter’s Church with its huge clock face, Fraumünster Church known for its Chagall windows, the University District and the most important museums, residential areas and viewpoints.
Our tip: Visiting Lindt & Sprüngli
Set out on a voyage of delight discovering the secrets of the art of chocolate production. Learn from our great masters and let yourself become a true Maître Chocolatier! In the unique atmosphere of the LINDT CHOCOLATERIA, under the qualified guidance of the Maîtres Chocolatiers you will get to know amazing ways to produce chocolate and create your own masterpieces. You will understand how to degust chocolate correctly and, besides, learn numerous things about its origin and history.