Our house in Segnas is located above the village, 3 minutes drive from Disentis, at almost 1,400 meters altitude in a quiet and beautiful view. 5 bedrooms for up to 10 people, 2 bathrooms with bath and shower, kitchen with dishwasher, living room with Wi-Fi, Swisscom TV and log fire for cozy winter evenings. Covered terrace and garden, several parking spaces. The Disentis hiking and skiing area is right on the doorstep. Ski area Sedrun-Andermatt 12 minutes by car. Cleaning, bed linen, tourist tax included.
The downhill run of the Disentis3000 ski area is in the immediate vicinity, so that the valley station of the mountain railway can be reached on skis. Ski tourers and cross-country skiers will also find ideal conditions here.
The village of Segnas with 250 inhabitants is grouped around its chapel, whose foundation dates back to the 9th century. Dating back to the 16th century. In the village, several farm shops offer milk, butter and Alpine cheese, a family business has been producing dried meat specialties for decades, including direct sales, and Ustria Cresta is the small restaurant in the village. In addition to the road connection, a footpath leads down to Disentis in twenty minutes.
In Disentis with its mighty monastery, which refers to the 1400-year history of the place, you will find numerous restaurants, a variety of sports activities, tennis hall and mini golf, shops and shops of all kinds. The cable car Disentis leads you to the mountain station Caischavedra: In summer it is the starting point for a variety of hikes, in winter the gateway to the Skiarena Disentis 3000. Below Disentis the Medelser Rhine and the Vorderrhein flow into each other, so that the mountain stream becomes the river that later flows through the country as a broad stream. While digging in the Vorderrhein many gold nuggets have been found ...
Bathing enthusiasts drive from Segnas in the direction of Sedrun to "Laj da Claus" or you can visit the Sedrun indoor pool. Those who like bathing in mountain lakes, will also find something. At the golf course of Sedrun even golfers get their money's worth.
In contrast to other mountain valleys, the Surselva is open on 3 sides: direction Unterland to Ilanz and Chur, over the Oberalp Pass into central Switzerland and over the Lukmanier - even in winter - towards Ticino. From Segnas you can reach the first Ticino Grotto in the Blenio Valley in less than an hour. The station Segnas is located on the route of the famous Matterhorn-Gotthard-Bahn, which leads all year round with panoramic carriages from Disentis over the Oberalp Pass to Zermatt.
So the little Segnas is connected to the world in many ways - even though it is located in the middle of the most beautiful mountains, away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolises and from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Segnas means "signpost". Both in summer and in winter, it shows you the way to a recovery that can fulfill body, soul and spirit alike. You just have to be ready for it. In our house and in its harmonious environment it will be easy for you.
Nicolas Lindt, Forest and Segnas
Writer & Ritual Designer