Mariastein Abbey

Heaven on Earth

Mariastein (St. Mary in the Rock) is known as a place of pilgrimage and Shrine of Our Lady, located in the border triangle region and dating back to the 14th century. Legend has it that a child fell from a precipice here and was rescued by the Virgin Mary.

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  • Landskron Castle: bearing witness to the times of knights
      Landskron Castle: bearing witness to the times of knights Culture/Sightseeing

    Situated on French territory, but still in the immediate vicinity of Flüh are the remnants of proud Landskron Castle. Like the other ruins in this area, it is a reminder of eventful times when knights had to protect their possessions.

  • Church of the Holy Spirit in Flüh
      Church of the Holy Spirit in Flüh Culture/Sightseeing

    The Church of the Holy Spirit in Flüh is the first ecumenical church in Switzerland and an official place of interest on the path of St. James. On visiting the church visitors can also admire the unique window by the famous Basel artist Samuel Buri.