Ernen village square
The showpiece of Ernen is the village square (Dorfplatz), around which numerous historic buildings are grouped, e.g. the St. Georg tavern (1535), the "Tellenhaus" (1576) with the oldest Tell frescos in Switzerland or the "Zendenrathaus" (dated 1750).
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This deep gorge used to be a difficult passage in the trade route over the Albrun pass to Italy. Today the old track with small natural rock tunnels and rare flowers offers a spectacular landscape experience.
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Regional museum in Binn
The exhibition is devoted to the thing that has made this valley famous far beyond Switzerland: minerals.
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To perfect the simple and to reduce the extravagant to the essence is the philosophy of the young host Mario Inderschmitten. He is a member of the Swiss National Culinary Team and specialises in dessert creations.
The hotel was built 125 years ago for English visitors - Winston Churchill also stayed in the Binn Valley in 1897.