Star hunters, future astronauts and discoverers of distant galaxies have come to the right place: Mirasteilas Observatory is home to Switzerland's largest telescope open to the public. The 1.6 ton Cassegrain telescope has a focal length of nine meters. Asteroids, comets and satellites are observed here. The data obtained is supplied to the U.S. space agency NASA. So it's well worth a visit.
The Language Trail explains how the Romance language 15v. After the Romans' entry into the Roman Empire, it was when the Romansh language area reached its greatest extent and why it then shrunk. The findings on the linguistic background of the 4th Swiss national language and parallels with other languages follow. Accompanying the knowledge of the Romance language is information on the sights you will encounter, the evolution of Flims and how Surselva got its name. By the time you reach the end of Senda Romontscha, you can certainly talk to some locals about your walk, the weather, the forest and its animals.
The architect from Flims, Rudolf Olgiati, created a unique collection of works during his lifetime. As a follower of the New Objectivity movement, he predominantly built family homes in Graubünden and restored old aristocratic houses and farmhouses. He combined international architecture with the autochthonous Swiss architecture. These original architectural works are well worth a visit along your walk.
Did you know that Flims boasts some world-renowned architecture? Valerio Olgiati frequently causes a stir in international architectural circles. With the Yellow House (built 1995-99) in Flims, he created a world-famous monument. In 2008, he set up shop close to the home of his father and has worked in his black architectural office there since then.