Heidi Village Maienfeld

The original Heidi village in Heidi's homeland

Visit the Heidi Village in Maienfeld, the original scene of the world-famous Heidi story. The peaceful hamlet is home to the original Heidi house, the house with the same furnishings as in Heidi's time, Heidi's alpine hut, a replica of the loving home of Alpöhi, the exhibition Johanna Spyris Heidiwelt as well as Heidi's village school from 1880. Heidi's animals are already waiting for you in the Dörfli and in the village shop with souvenirs you will find the smallest post office in Switzerland with the Heidi village special postmark. The Heidi Village also revives all the crafts, some of which have been almost forgotten.

Heidi has been inspiring children all over the world for decades and makes even adult hearts beat faster. Despite international appearances in books, musicals, cartoon series and films, our Heidi has not forgotten her roots. Nowhere else in the world is Heidi's aura and personality more tangible than in Heidi Village - the original venue of the world-famous Heidi story.

Discover the world-famous story "Heidi" by Johanna Spyri in the authentic Heidi Village, in the middle of an impressive mountain world. In the Heidi Village above Maienfeld you will experience an emotional journey back in time to the Swiss mountains of the late 19th century and learn how Heidi lived.

Heidi - A child moves the world.


Local weather

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  • Sunrise: 05:26
  • Sunset: 21:18
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  • Humidity: 64 %
  • Pressure: 1013 hPa
  • Wind: 4 km/h
  • Saturday
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  • Monday
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Heidi Village Maienfeld