Tag: middle ages

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 a beautiful medieval city and four castles. We have visited just two […]

St. Maurice. It’s not St. Moritz

Hello, guys! Today we will share with you our rememberings from Valais trip to St. Maurice. Yes, the name is very similar to St. Moritz, but it’s totally another place. St. Maurice is in canton Valais, from the side of Geneva lake. It is like one of the first […]

Castle in Spiez. Great place!

We were so many times in Spiez and around this castle and we never went in! Omg…it’s such a shame because the museum and the little church are stunning inside… Of course, the view from the tower takes your breath away… But the castle is so rich in […]

Goldswil church ruins

On the way back from Brienz to Interlaken we saw the sign – ruins. Of course, we decided to stop the car and quickly take a look what for the castle it is. But it was no castle. In front of us was standing the tower and we […]

Top 5 things to do in Meiringen

The very first time we crossed this village with the car on our trip to Ticino. Then we took the Susten pass to get from German-speaking part of Switzerland to the Italian one. We even did not stop in Meiringen, because from the car it was looked like […]