Category: History

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Visiting the Trachselwald Castle

Sämi and I traveled to the Trachselwald Castle with no expectations. It was a spontaneous choice on a beautiful summer weekend. We found this castle in one of our books about Switzerland. Was built in 12th – 13th century and in times of the Reformation was a prison […]

Castles of Sion, Wallis

Sion Sion is a capital city of Canton Wallis (Valais), Switzerland. It has a huge history which begins in prehistoric times. The oldest trace of the human settlement comes from 6200 BC during the late Mesolithic (Wikipedia*). Sion has beautiful medieval city and four castles. We have visited just two of […]

Romantic Romont

Today we will visit Romont. It is in canton Fribourg. This is a small medieval city which is built on the hill. The view from here is stunning…And the atmosphere is so special…Here is so quiet and peaceful… We had no chance to visit Swiss museum of stained […]

Cute museum of Haslital

About If you stay in the Meiringen village, you should visit this cute place. Doors are open absolutely for free for everyone in the summer season from June 1 – October 16! But the museum is open just from 15:00 – 18:00. How it was? The very friendly receptionist […]

St.Michael’s church in Meiringen

In the early Middle Ages in Meiringen was founded the St. Michael church. The building still can make you feel the touch of long history of this place. Medieval religious ornament decorates the walls of this peaceful place. You still can see how the hand of an artist painted hundreds […]