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Nature Reserve in Sardona

Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona

Centred on the peak of Piz Sardona, this nature reserve has held Unesco World Natural Heritage status since 2008. A geologist's dream come true, it's one of the best places in the world to observe mountain creation …
Village in Sardona

St Martin im Calfeisental

Located at 1350m, this stuck-in-time Walser-speaking hamlet is great for slipping off the map for a while, with its ludicrously picturesque cluster of timber huts, 14th-century chapel and watermill. It's totally dwa…
Valley in Sardona

Taminatal

Jewel-coloured Alpine lakes, a fast-flowing river and a striking mountain backdrop make this valley worth a detour. It mixes high pastureland with dense forest, and the autumn colours are nearly as vivid as in the U…
Lake in Sardona

Gigerwaldsee

Shimmering a startling shade of turquoise, the fjord-like Gigerwaldsee reservoir is flanked by sheer-sided, wooded mountains and laced with waterfalls. A minor road climbs to skirt its southern shore and reach the W…
Mountain in Sardona

Piz Sardona

A glacier spills down the eastern flank of mighty Piz Sardona (3056m), close to the tri-border between the cantons of Glarus, St Gallen and Graubünden. The mountain is a magnet for experienced climbers and ski toure…