On the trail of the bearded vulture

During the half-day tour through the Tectonic Arena Sardona UNESCO World Heritage Site, a Swiss Ranger will take you on a guided tour.

A Swiss Ranger takes you on a half-day excursion in the UNESCO World Heritage Tectonic Arena Sardona. In the Calfeisen valley you will enter the realm of the bearded vulture. With the help of the Swiss Ranger, you will learn how to locate the bearded vulture. During the tour, you will learn how the largest bird in the Alps masters its life and have the chance to watch it flying in the sky.

Half-day excursion in the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage Tectonic Arena Sardona
Watch the bearded vultures undisturbed in the open countryside
Benefit from the incredible knowledge of a Swiss Ranger
Educational material about the bearded vulture


Tour details

Minimum number of participants 1 (final decision on the day before 16.00)
Bookable up to 3.5 hours before the tour (if it has not been cancelled the previous day)
The tour takes place in any weather condition unless the Swiss Ranger cancels the tour due to safety reasons
There will be about 220 meters of altitude and 1.6 km each way
Please note our COVID protection concept (German)

Equipment / Food

Good, firm shoes
Binoculars are recommended
Snacks and drinking water (bring your own)
It is possible to eat at the Restaurant Sankt Martin before or after the tour

Individual group tours up to max 20 people* possible on request (price CHF 400.00 for the entire group). Contact: Heidiland Tourism, Tourist Office Bad Ragaz, T +41 81 300 40 20, spavillage@heidiland.com
*The max. number of participants of 20 people depends on official requirements.

Meeting point
Walser Village Sankt Martin in Calfeisental, Vättis (parking available). - One-way traffic from the dam: it is only possible to drive into the village every full hour until twenty minutes past - Further information: Restaurant Sankt Martin


Wetter vor Ort




  • 07:14
  • 19:13
  • Max: 8°C
  • Min: 4°C
  • Dienstag
    • 5°C
    • 2°C
  • Mittwoch
    • 9°C
    • 1°C
  • Donnerstag
    • 5°C
    • 2°C

On the trail of the bearded vulture

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