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Station Ritz in Niederwald.

A tribute to Cäsar Ritz.

Next stop Station Ritz in the train station Niederwald

Get to know the great hotelier Cäsar Ritz and discover art and culture around Niederwald. In winter and summer the station is an ideal starting and ending point for your leisure tour with dressing rooms, lockers and showers. A few years ago the Obergoms Tourismus AG, the Binntal Nature Park and the municipality of Goms founded the Niederwald Visitor Center Association. With the help of donations, the reconstruction could be realized and the Station Ritz could be opened at the end of 2019, which houses two exhibitions as well as a bistro, an infopoint and dressing rooms.

Permanent exhibition Cäsar Ritz

Cäsar Ritz was one of the most famous personalities of the Valais. Born in Niederwald in Goms in 1850, he went to Paris at a young age and achieved world fame as a hotelier. By visiting the exhibition at the Station Ritz, you will learn more about his life and work, which was marked by genius and tragedy in equal measure.

 

Temporary exhibition

Here you can expect annually changing art and culture around Niederwald and the Goms. In 2021, you can discover the artistic work of Willi Dreesen, who has immortalized the picturesque corners of the village of Niederwald in drawings.

 

© Carmen Jossen Moser

Stations Bistro

The station bistro with the charm of a historic station buffet is definitely worth a visit to enjoy and relax. Small dishes and cold and warm drinks are welcome breaks while hiking, cross-country skiing or visiting the exhibitions. In addition, you can learn everything worth knowing about the Goms at the info point.

 

As a starting point for tours

The Station Ritz at the Niederwald train station is an ideal starting point for tours of all kinds and offers wardrobes, showers and changing rooms. The Station Ritz is located directly at the bike route no. 1 and can offer you a variety of hikes with the tour in the village, the Cäsar Ritz Weg and the access possibility to the Gommer Höhenweg. In winter you can explore the cross-country skiing paradise Goms from the Station Ritz. Cross-country skiing tickets can be bought in the bistro.

 

For more information on bookings and reservations, please visit: stationritz.ch

 

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