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.


Flower path on Tschinglen

Colorful flowers between rugged mountains. In June and July with guided tours.

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Alpinmuseum Braunwald

Experience the fascination of the Glarus mountains - their nature, their culture, and of course their stories

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Sleep under the Stars

Spend the night under the Stars in the UNESCO World Heritage Sardona. The bookable offers with minimally 6 participants in the Overview.

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Audio Trail Elm-Schwanden

200 years ago, geologists did not agree on how the mountains were formed. This mystery has been implemented as an Audio Trail. A great adventure for families!

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Spirit of Sardona: Sauna Ritual

Immerse yourself in another world and enjoy a sauna ritual according to ancient Latvian tradition in the unique UNESCO World Heritage region of Sardona.

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Steinpfad Schwanden

Glarus Stone Trail

Stones tell stories - stories from a long time ago. This fascinating geological time travel of 300 Million Years is for everyone!

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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 and rockslide exhibition Vättis

The exhibition «BergeBeben – Berge Stürzen» in the mountain village of Vättis shows past and present earthquake activity and rockslides 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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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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