The Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona is a major attraction for everybody, particularly for the geologically interested. It is listed as Unesco World Heritage. The area has been a major spot for geological research for more than 200 years and has played an important role in the development of geological knowledge. Don’t miss this opportunity to have a great day and to explore this exciting site.
|09.00||Departure in Rapperswil|
|10.00||Arrival in Schwanden, Canton Glarus|
|10.00 – 13.00|| |
Geological walking-tour with several stops where the local geologist, Dr. Marc Feldmann, will give information about the geology and local history. The walking-tour ends at the famous Lochsite in Schwanden, which is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
Lochsite in Schwanden
|13.00 – 14.30||Lunch in the restaurant Adler, Schwanden that belongs to one of the best-known breweries in Switzerland.|
|14.30 – 16.30|| |
Trip through the beautiful landscape of Canton Glarus. We will stop at interesting places, such as the Berglistüber-waterfall.
|16.30||Departure for Rapperswil|
|18.00||Arrival in Rapperswil|
Equipment and requirements:For the walking-tour you need clothing and footwear suitable to the weather conditions. The walking-tour is on well-kept paths, mostly flat along the streams of Linth and Sernf. There is a short rise that will take us about 30 minutes (if taken easily).
June 18-21, 2018