The Valais is home to some of the most impressive gorges, caves and grottos in the Alps. Whether by suspended bridge, gallery or boat, exploring the dark grottos and deep gorges of the Valais is an absolutely thrilling experience. This unique and magical world was shaped over millions of years by the immense forces of nature. And not only are the gorges and grottos spectacular in themselves – the story of their discovery has fascinated visitors for decades.
Since the Iron Age, the Heidnischbiel has been repeatedly inhabited, as a number of archaeological finds indicate. In the 1960s, prehistoric burial grounds were discovered as well as plow marks which are considered the oldest ones in Switzerland.
Flora and Fauna there are quite unique. You'll get to see rare species like orchids, feather grass and houseleek as well as green lizards.