This imposing castle was built by the Counts of Sargans in the 12th century. In 1483 the castle was sold to the founding cantons of the Swiss Confederation. In 1899 the Castle ownership returned to the Municipality of Sargans.
Werdenberg is a small village nestled in the Rhine valley. The houses are mostly made of wood, richly decorated and closely reflect the typical taste of St. Gallen construction.
Friedrich Knie, founder of the Knie dynasty and son of empress Maria Teresa is physician, was born in Erfurt (Germany) in 1784. In 1803 at the age of 19, he founded at an equestrian association. In 1919 the fourth generation of the Knie Family created the Swiss National Circus.
The centre of Wil is considered one of the best preserved old towns of Eastern Switzerland. In the square dominate the Hof zu Wil (Court of Wil), important monument with over 800 years of history and once the seat of the abbots of St. Gall, and the House of Barons, prestigious government building of classicism…