Castles and grand houses are just waiting to be discovered.
Stay in a region that has so much to offer, including thermal baths and family-style accommodation.
From its origins in Aargau, the noble Habsburg family made its mark in many ways. The foundation stone for Habsburg Castle – actually two castles – was laid in 1030. It is the ancestral seat of the Habsburg dynasty to which it gave its name. Following its glorious rise to power in the late Middle Ages, the family presided over a empire that spanned the world.
Anyone who is more interested in witnesses to prehistoric times should head to the Sauriermuseum Frick dinosaur museum. The display includes the fossilized skeleton of a Plateosaurus that was found in the local clay pit. It's fun for young and old alike. Meanwhile, the thermal baths at Bad Schinznach and Bad Zurzach, and the saltwater baths at Rheinfelden, offer a relaxing spa experience.
If you want to surprise your nearest and dearest with a very special day out, book a visit to the enchanting moated Hallwyl Castle. Follow it up with a boat trip on the beautiful Hallwilersee. Building on its shores is banned, and the path around the lake leads through some impressive, untouched countryside.
A wide choice of accommodation in Aarau and the surrounding region means no shortage of places to put your feet up after an exciting day. When you book, add any children in your party at the end, but please note that those who need their own bed should be counted as adults when you send your booking inquiry. You can ask about reductions and additional beds during the booking process.
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Whisky Tasting in the Whisky Lounge
You can book a whisky tasting with family or friends in our traditional British-style whisky lounge (up to 8 people). Enjoy a cosy evening with fine single-malt whiskies and gin. Please contact us for more information. https://www.edwards-music.ch/whisky-and-more.shtml
Yoga and Hiking Holidays 2024
Yoga, hiking, and relaxing in beautiful Malcantone. We start the morning with an inspiring yoga class. After a hearty brunch, we enjoy the day hiking, reading, and relaxing. The arrangement also includes a soothing massage, and on some days, a relaxing Yin Yoga session is offered before dinner. For our own courses, Christian personally guides his guests on full- and half-day hikes. https://www.casa-santo-stefano.ch/Workshops_&_retreats_2022_en
Three different foot massages of 60 minutes each: CHF 70.-- each - Relaxation foot massage cleanses and harmonizes all organs. - Soul-energetic foot massage works against stress and anxiety, and releases blockages. - Restorative foot massage works on all levels of existence and supports the guest in his/her individual process.
Cable Car and Funicular
The price for the bed and breakfast includes 2 tickets for free use of the cable cars (from May to October). - Cable car “Valbianca” from Airolo www.airolo.ch - Funicular railway “Ritom” www.ritom.ch - Cable car “Tremorgio” www.aet.ch/telefericatremorgio - Cable car “Carì” Seggiovia Carì www.cari.swiss For reservations, please contact B&B Gottardo directly.
Individual Theme Packages 2024
Relax for a weekend or for several days. Or actively discover nature! We offer various themed packages (starting at CHF 245 per person / 2 nights): Wellness, Active Yoga & Wellness, Active Hiking & Relax, Active Biking & Relax. New: Stand Up Paddle or Stand Up Paddle Yoga & Relax on Lake Lugano. Each package includes one or more soothing, professionally performed massages: https://www.casa-santo-stefano.ch/Wellness_Packages_2_en
Enjoy Nature in a White Paradise
3 nights in the BnB during the week (Sunday to Friday) for 2 people (CHF 300.00). Or on the weekend 2 nights for 2 people (CHF 200.00). Ski pass CHF 49.00 per day per person. Participation in a three-hour ski course for every level is possible: Downhill, freeride, ski trekking, snowshoeing with a trained ski instructor CHF 225.00 for 1 person or CHF 250.00 for 2 people.
Health Experience Week at Lake Neuchâtel
I want to tell you my little story……. In 2021, I decided to detox my body through healthy eating. After just one week, I noticed a great improvement in my physical condition. The pleasant result encouraged me to share this experience with you. My program includes a natural diet, some exercise, and the open-mindedness necessary for teamwork. The activities take place in bright rooms surrounded by a beautiful garden. Book your health and adventure week now! Bookings are possible from mid-July to mid-August. https://finance4you.ch/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Semaine-insolite-a-Champmartin_FR-DE.pdf
Dynamic Integrative Massage DYMA
The massage “DYMA” is unique and combines the healing arts of South Pacific cultures. The area of application ranges from a wellness treatment to very specific work on targeted body issues. The following options can be booked with us: - DYMA massage: tailored to the physical and mental needs of the customer - DYMA joint treatment: for stiff joints, arthritis, rheumatism, etc. https://wirkstatt-auboden.ch/institut/praxis-begleitung/dyma-2/
Enjoy a partial body massage combined with a foot reflexology massage before or after your activities! As certified health massage therapist, I offer you relaxation in my office. Prices: Partial body massage (for example, back) with foot reflexology massage 60 min. CHF 90 Partial body massage 30 min. CHF 60 Reflexology 60 min. CHF 90 30 min. CHF 60
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