Mill Ftan

Muglin da Ftan - Alpine Mill Ftan

Muglin Ftan
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Muglin Ftan
The old mill of Ftan tells of the once rich grain culture.


Cereal cultivation used to be the agricultural basis of the Lower Engadine. The fields on the terraced slopes shaped the image of the cultural landscape until shortly after the Second World War. The old mill of Ftan is the last witness of this era and tells of the once rich grain culture. There are two mills in the building in their original condition. The construction period of the older mill dates back about 400 years and is the oldest mill in Switzerland, which still functions in its original form, according to the Swiss Homeland Security. The rotor stones are driven by the water shovels and the wooden shafts to the powerful gears.


Opening hours

guided tours can only be arranged by telephone with Cilgia Florineth on +41 79 471 76 87 or at


Public Transport

  • With the Rhaetian Railway (from Chur, Landquart/Prättigau or from the Upper Engadine) hourly to Scuol-Tarasp
  • With PostBus (from Martina, Sent, Ftan or Tarasp) every hour to Scuol-Tarasp station

So then take the PostBus to Ftan Cumün, then walk to the mill.


  • From the north: via Landquart – Klosters by car through the Vereina tunnel (Selfranga - Sagliains) or over the Flüela Pass into the Lower Engadine on H27
  • From the east: via Landeck / Austria in the direction of St. Moritz on H27
  • From the south: via Reschenpass (Nauders-Martina) or Ofenpass (Val Müstair-Zernez) on H27

Scuol is located directly on the Engadine road H27 (20 minutes drive from Vereina südportal). By car from Scuol to Ftan


  • Parking at the exit of the village towards Ardez (number of places limited)


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