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Discover Heidi's home (public tour)


The guided tour through the Heidi village shows you what life was like for the world-famous novel character «Heidi». Travel back in time to 1880 and spend an unforgettable day at the original setting of the Heidi story.

  • Visit the original setting of the Heidi story
  • Find out more about Heidi and life around 1880
  • Find out more about the author Johanna Spyri and how she was inspired to write the story
  • Individual visits to the other buildings are possible after the guided tour

12 feature films, 8 animated films, 4 musicals and the book which has been translated into 50 languages: The novel character Heidi has conquered people's hearts by storm. And that worldwide. In Maienfeld you can find out how the girl from the mountains became so famous. On the guided tour through the original setting of the story, you will have the opportunity to dive into the legend of Heidi. Experience the world of 1880, where the bed was made of straw and food was prepared in a cast-iron kettle over an open fire. The Heidi village illustrates how nature, tradition and joy of life inspired Johanna Spyri to write her world bestseller «Heidi».

Meeting point

Heididorf, Village shop
Paid parking available  under Hotel Restaurant Heidihof, Bovelweg 16, 7304 Maienfeld

More information


  • The tour takes place in any weather condition (please wear appropriate clothing)
  • The tour is not suitable for wheelchairs or prams
  • The tour is aimed at adults. However, children from the age of 8 are welcome


  • Guided tour on different dates from March - October
  • Guided tour for 4 people or more (final decision on the day before 16.00) 
  • Online and by phone: until 16.00 the day before
  • Individual guided tours for groups and school classes up to a maximum of 15 people on separate dates are possible on request:

Any questions?
Contact us at: Heidiland Tourismus, Tourist Office Bad Ragaz,
T +41 81 300 40 20spavillage@heidiland.com

Cancellation policy

If cancelled or modified up to 5 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled or modified up to 2 days before date of arrival, 50% of the total price of the reservation will be charged. If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.

Payment policy

The total payment of the reservation is required at the time of booking.




The tour will take place from 10.45 - 12.00.


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