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Switzerland’s largest upland moor, in Central Switzerland between Rothenthurm and Biberbrugg, has been successfully preserved. The broad moorland landscape is an important conservation area for plants and animals, but also a fascinating place for relaxation and adventure for visitors.
The village of Rothenthurm is in the foothills of the Alps at about 930 m in the upland valley of the Biber between Schwyz and Einsiedeln. The Letziturm with its red shingled roof, built in 1323, gave Rothenthurm its name and is always associated with the place. Another noteworthy place to visit in the village is the parish church of St. Antonius, one of the most important churches in the canton of Schwyz.

With the acceptance in 1987 by the Swiss people of the so-called Rothenthurm Initiative, a legal framework was created to protect the upland moor of Rothenthurm and also other moors in Switzerland. This moorland area provides a habitat for many species of animal that are threatened with extinction. Rare creatures such as quail, meadow piper and whinchat can be seen, and protected plants such as rare cotton grasses, ragged robin and orchids.
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In the evening overcast. Temperatures between 10 and 14 degrees.14°



In the evening overcast. Temperatures between 10 and 14 degrees.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

What activities are popular in Rothenthurm?

Some popular activities are: Moorweg Rothenthurm and Mäderenweg.

What types of activities are available in Rothenthurm?

In Rothenthurm, you can engage in the following types of activities: Hike.

What places are located near Rothenthurm?

Near Rothenthurm, you can find Baar.

Which public transport options are available to reach Rothenthurm?

Rothenthurm is accessible by train, by car and by bus.

What leisure activities is Rothenthurm particularly known for?

Rothenthurm is known for snowshoe and winter hiking, family and birds

Which season is recommended to visit Rothenthurm?

Rothenthurm is suitable for visits in winter.