Vilters - Wildboden - Valens - Bad Ragaz
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We leave Vilters, mentioned in documents as early as the 9th century as "Filtris" in the direction of Crestis, then follows an easy ascent to the Sonnenberg and to Höfen with a unique view: In front of us lies the Rhine Valley, Liechtenstein with the jagged Three Sisters and the dominant Falknis, above the Walensee greet the Chufirsten and in front of us the Gonzen, in whose mountain interior iron ore was mined for centuries.
Via Targön we hike up to Herrenboden and Faller, then we continue over Stein to Wildboden. High above the Tamina, the path leads on the left side of the valley via Balen to Valens, formerly the only accessible access to the thermal baths in the Tamina Gorge. In 1755, the church, 32 houses and 27 barns burned down. Today, the buildings of the Rheumatism and Rehabilitation Centre dominate the townscape, after the thermal water from the Tamina Gorge has been pumped upwards since 1970. We descend on the steep path into the gorge to the "Alte Bad Pfäfers", built 300 years ago, where bathing cures were offered for centuries. The still partially preserved baroque building houses a restaurant, exhibition rooms and a Paracelsus memorial (open from the beginning of May to mid-October). On the road, which is only allowed for horse-drawn carriages and the bath bus, we hike back to Bad Ragaz.
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