Every year, during the second weekend of June, the World Heritage properties open their doors and invite you to discover their secrets, their uniqueness and their extraordinary value. 

All about the programs

 Rhaetian Railway Albula / Bernina
 Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of June 2022

  • Railway festival in Landquart as part of the 175th anniversary of Swiss Railways
    • Exhibitions historic RhB, cargo railways and special vehicles
    • Various guided tours and lectures on exciting railway topics
    • Bus World on the station square: games, news, electric bus and more
    • Varied family programme - on Saturday with children's conductor Clà Ferrovia
    • Railway Festival treasure hunt and TrainGames with attractive prizes
    • Food and drink in the modern depot hall of the infrastructure base and at the RhB freight handling centre
    • Free steam shuttle
    • ... and much more
  • Free admission to the Albula Railway Museum and the RhB World Heritage Visitor Centre in Bergün, as well as free guided tours 

All details about the programme can be found here: www.rhb.ch/welterbetage


 Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
  Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of June 2022

  • Interesting programme at the opening of the art exhibition "Schichtwechsel-La Surselva" in Ilanz
    • Opening celebration
    • Special exhibition in the Museum Regiunal Surselva
    • Guided walks in the World Heritage region by GeoGuides Sardona
    • Presentation
    • Stand actions
    • Cultural programme with theatre performance
    • Play afternoon for families and children
    • ... and much more!

All details about the programme can be found here: www.unesco-sardona.ch/welterbetage2022

 Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
 Saturday, 11th of June 2022

  • Free, guided hike with glacier experience on Riederalp
    • Together with a mountain guide, the hike takes you from the Moosfluh summit station via Chatzulecher to the large Aletsch glacier 
    • Duration of the hike: from approx. 10.15 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
    • Bring along: Good footwear, clothing suitable for the mountains incl. sun protection and a well-filled food backpack
    • Limited number of participants / registration required
    • Further information and registration 

Sunday, 12th of June 2022



 Abbey of St. Gall
 Sunday, 12th of June 2022

  • Two free special guided tours on medieval writing culture with an exclusive writing workshop
  • Times: 2.00 p.m. and 3.30 p.m.
  • Meeting point: cash desk of the Abbey Library
  • Limited number of participants / First-come-first-serve

All details about the programme can be found here: www.stiftsbezirk.ch 

Welterbetag in Deutschland

 Sunday, 5th of June 2022

Germany and Switzerland have been celebrating World Heritage Days together since 2016. Detailed information on the events in Germany can be found here:  www.unesco-welterbetag.de


Impressions of the World Heritage Days