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Maienfeld
Maienfeld is the picturesque town, in which the best-selling Heidi story by Johanna Spyri takes place. The famous novel tells of the life and adventures of a cheerful young girl growing up in the alps in her grandfather’s, the Alm-Uncle’s, care. The town of Maienfeld, which can be found in the canton of Graubünden in eastern Switzerland, embodies this image of a romantic and nature-oriented Switzerland and transports visitors back in time. Experience an emotional journey to the Swiss mountain world of the 19th century and visit the Heidi Village and Trail detailed in Spyri’s novels. The venue makes history come alive and displays everything from the goat barn, to Heidi’s house as well as a museum dedicated to the author and shows nothing but pure dedication to the story that has inspired children around the world.

Heidi made the little town famous, but Maienfeld would have probably done just fine without her too. The village has become well known for producing the Maienfelder Beerliwein, a fruity red wine, in the vineyards surrounding the village. The excellent quality of the wine is based not only on the favorable climate, warm winds and a lot of sun, but also on the quality conscious work of the vintners. In the midst of these wineyards lies Salenegg Castle, a feudal mansion dating back to the year 950. The big estate has been producing wine since 1068, making it the oldest winery in all of Europe. 

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Maienfeld is located in eastern Switzerland and the village can be reached from Zürich by train in roughly an hour. Heidi Village can be visited between the 15th of March and the 15th of November from 10am to 5pm.
Address: Maienfeld, Switzerland
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Heidiland and Liechtenstein Tour from Zurich: Two Countries in One Day

Experience the natural splendor and cultural richness of two countries on a full-day tour of the Zurich region and the Liechtenstein Principality. With a knowledgeable guide, immerse yourself in a wonderland of sweeping valleys, alpine lakes, plunging waterfalls and scenic reserves as you explore Heidiland by coach. See the spectacular sights of Zurich on a guided city tour and marvel at the ancient majesty of Rapperswil and its medieval castle. Discover Vaduz, the capital of Leichtenstein, and its charming beauty and then return to Zurich after a comprehensive and captivating experience.
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Private Tour: Interlaken Day Trip from Zell am See

Make the most of your trip from Zell am See to Interlaken with a private, full-day tour for your group of up to 13 people. Visit the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein, explore ‘Heidi’s’ picture-perfect hometown, then finish the day with convenient drop-off at your accommodations in Interlaken
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Interlaken to Zell am See Day Trip with Heidi Village

Combine a visit to the Heidi Village in Maienfeld with a one-way transfer from Interlaken to Zell am See. The day-long experience includes private minibus transport for a group of up to 13 people, plus a stop-off in Maienfeld to relive the beloved children’s story of 'Heidi.' Make the most of your free time to explore the Heidi Village, and take in idyllic Alpine scenery as you travel. Entrance fees are extra.
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