Top experiences in the Sardona World Heritage Region

Experience nature

It is time to experience nature in a new way: Beautiful viewing platforms, exciting expeditions and much more are waiting to be discovered.


Pizol Panoramic Altitude Trail

The Pizol Panoramic Altitude Trail is a 3-kilometre walk between the Pizol hut and the Laufböden, lined with informational signs about the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tectonic Arena Sardona.

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Earthquake exhibition Vättis

The exhibition "BergeBeben! - Earthquakes and the formation of mountains" in the mountain village of Vättis shows earthquake activity past and present in the World Heritage cantons of Graubünden, St. Gallen and Glarus.

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GeoGalerie@Welterbe Sardona

GeoGallery Flumserberg

Opened in September 2015, the GeoGallery in Flumserberg offers insight into the processes and characteristics (folds, layers, different types of rock) of mountain building through 15 interactive stations.

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Windegg@Welterbe Sardona

Viewpoint Windegg in the Tamina Valley

Easy access views of the Glarus Thrust on the Wildseehörner, into the Tamina Valley and into the Tamina Gorge

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Unesco Sardona - Elm

Tschinglen-Alp expedition

The gondola already gets you into the mood for the World Heritage: In a audio play, guests in the cabin learn about the UNESCO World Heritage Tectonic Arena Sardona.

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Engi Quarry

Let yourself be enchanted by the illuminated cloisters, the pointed arches and the cathedrals made of black slate.

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Eisenbergwerk Gonzen

Gonzen Iron Mine

The Gonzen mine in Sargans offers the opportunity to dive deep into the earth's interior and the former world of the miners.

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VersuchsStollen Hagerbach

Hagerbach Test Tunnel

The Gonzen mine in Sargans offers the opportunity to dive deep into the earth's interior and the former world of the miners.

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Walsersiedlung Sankt Martin

Saint Martin Walser Settlement

Time seems to stand still in the former Walser settlement of Sankt Martin in the Calfeisen valley. Pure and idyllic - embedded in a unique natural landscape.

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Wasserfallarena Batöni

Waterfall Arena Batöni

In the narrow basin of the Lavtina valley, no fewer than five waterfalls plunge into the depths. An impressive natural spectacle. Especially during snowmelt.

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Visitor Pavilion and World Heritage Experiences in Flims

In the visitors' pavilion at the Segneshütte you can find out what the world looked like when the Flims rockslide broke loose and the Glarus Thrust was still active.

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