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Nature Reserve · Wallis · 753 m · open today
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  • Heidnischbiel
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Since the Iron Age, the Heidnischbiel has been repeatedly inhabited, as a number of archaeological finds indicate. In the 1960s, prehistoric burial grounds were discovered as well as plow marks which are considered the oldest ones in Switzerland.
Flora and Fauna there are quite unique. You'll get to see rare species like orchids, feather grass and houseleek as well as green lizards.

Opening hours

open today
The site is opened the whole year long. 
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Update: September 07, 2016

Public transport

Regular connections by the regional train on the Simplon Line to Raron. 

Getting there

Heidnischbiel can be accessed by a 20 min footwalk from the village Raron. 


Parking at the train station in Raron. 


2'628'596E 1'128'835N
46.310316, 7.809853
46°18'37.1"N 7°48'35.5"E
32T 408360 5129215
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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