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.
Discover Switzerland with our host offers
The sounds produced by my instruments create deep and lasting effects, and will give you space, let you reflect, and will transform you. With a lot of devotion and deep intuition, I play more than 20 SoundBodies, some of which I built myself or were specially created for me. More information is available here: https://callofremembrance.com/remembrance_english.html For groups, a brunch, snack, or meal is available upon request. Look forward to moments that will strengthen you!
Alpine Wellness & Beauty for HER and HIM
Enjoy the beautiful high valley of Engadine and be professionally pampered by THE LION BEAUTY (for HER + HIM)! In addition, various culinary highlights are included. Three nights in the CHESA STAILA **** with alpine breakfast and STAILA’s great complete services. Starting at CHF 635.- per person. https://www.chesa-staila.ch/room-rates/special-offers
Painting Courses with Acrylic Paints
Have you ever wanted to take a painting course but never had the time? Now would be the ideal time to combine holidays with such a course. We will show you how to use colours and how to use templates for your paintings. This course is free of charge.
Supervised Horse Riding for Children
We offer supervised walks on horseback for children up to 8 years of age. No previous experience is required. During this time, the children will also help groom the horses. We recommend bringing a bicycle helmet with you, but we also provide riding helmets. Cost CHF 30.00 per hour. For advanced riders, we can organize rides with the neighbouring farm.
Fancy a Course?
PARLIAMO ITALIANO! Available on weekends to refresh your knowledge of Italian. Instructive, exciting, entertaining, and lively. Adapted to the individual needs of all participants. WORKSHOP PHOTOGRAPHY: Tailor-made for newcomers and people switching to digital reflex camera (SLR) photography. Photographing in nature, at night, analysis of picture, image editing.
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
Individual Theme Packages 2021
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/Individual-Packages_en
Brunch “Göttinnenbrunch” by Reservation for Guests of the House
The romantically laid breakfast table is complemented by various types of cheese from the cheesemonger, meat specialties from the butcher around the corner, fresh fruit salad, a breakfast egg from a happy chicken, and optionally a Prosecco or freshly squeezed juice. Plus, much more. And because brunch takes a little longer, a late check-out until 1:00 pm is included. Cost per person: CHF 30.00. There is also a vegetarian option available upon request.
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.
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