Lake Walen offers a very special scenery: The colours of the lake (often really turquoise) surrounded by high, steep mountains remind a bit of the Caribbean sea combined with the Norwegian fjords.

Nature prevails and therefore the area is a paradise for bikers and hikers. During summer the lake is ideal for all kind of water sports and during winter the ski stations on the mountains (Flumserberg and Kerenzerberg) offer all kind of snowsports and recreation possibilies.

On the grounds of the old spinning mill you can also find art, design and interesting architectural details.





Seminar: up to 50 persons
Konzert: up to 100 persons

Inspiring, in original condition room with impressive pillars, natural lights, sanitary facilities.

Öffnerei: 420 m², as required two additional breakout rooms available (33 m²/45 m²)

Wigholm Goldschmied

You would like to combine your stay at the old spinning mill with the creation of your own jewellery? This is possible! Just ask us, we can develop your personal package. Ideal for example for a wedding couple that would like to make their own wedding ring.

decorations & more AG

Marie-Therese Brunner, the expert for decorations in floristry and furniture. You will be surprised by the varieties of her offers.


Swiss Textile Collection

The Swiss Textile Collection delivers an insight into the world of the Haute Couture of Swiss super fabrics and gives courses in styling, including color advising, and sewing technology. Anyone who is interested in the history of textiles of the 20th century will find a huge amount of information and graphical material in the library. Opening hours: individual on request and for guided tours as well as for groups


Embedded in a romantic wild mountain basin are the three Murg lakes. Brooks, lakes, waterfalls, peat meadows, rockeries and the protected Swiss pine forest reserved by the lowest of the Murg lakes make this round trip an unforgettable experience in the nature.

Freulerpalast Näfels

The splendid Freulerpalast is a considerable work of art from the 17th century. Nowadays, the palace is working as a historic museum. It includes the sections: history of the canton, textile museum, military museum, ski sport museum and interior museum, as well as a large collection of objects.


On a small piece of land at the Walensee you can find Quinten and Au. They are boardered by lake and rock faces of the Churfirsten. Thanks to the location there is a mild climate there. There do not only grow grapes for delicious wines, but also figs, kiwis and other exotic fruits. In addition Quinten is free from cars.


With a height of 585m, the Seerenbachfälle are one of the highest waterfalls of Europe. The middle part with 305m is one of the highest free falling waterfalls of Switzerland.