The 5-Seenwanderung (5 Lakes Hike) on the Pizol is one of the loveliest and most popular hikes in Switzerland. A mild climate prevails in the valley and a rich culture is waiting to be discovered. In the colder seasons, the Pizol winter sports area offers people looking for stimulating relaxation just perfect conditions for ski-ing, snowboarding, sledging, snowshoeing or touring.
In Bad Ragaz, well-being and health spa treatments have a long tradition. The warm, healing, thermal waters spring from the legendary Taminaschlucht (Tamina Gorge). Alongside the well-known Tamina Therme spa a variety of other, unique, well-being, health and beauty treatments are waiting to be enjoyed.
The highest mountains in Canton St. Gallen can be found here. The mountain group around Piz Sardona
has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008. In the unspoilt side valleys (Taminatal, Calfeisental, Weisstannental) you will find clear evidence of the fascinating geology and experience the rural character of the region.
Health, sport, nature, culinary delights and culture
"It is just wonderful to be here", knew the Austrian poet, Rainer-Maria Rilke. Having a wonderful time is inevitable in Bad Ragaz
Idyllic hiking, culture and gentle winter sports.
Embedded in the countryside
Interesting houses around the village square, outstanding wines and hospitality, and nestled in unspoilt countryside.
The start of the skiing and hiking paradise
Lying at the foot of the Pizol.
The "Burgruine Wartau" (castle ruin) is the landmark which gave the town its name, namely the "Warte ob der Au" (the lookout on the Au)
An historical site. On Alp Palfris there are traces of an ancient Walser settlement. (The Walsers were nomads in the 13th and 14th centuries who travelled through the Alps.)
The medieval town
An ideal starting point for outings in the region, the medieval town is itself of interest.