Mill Ftan

Muglin da Ftan - Alpine Mühle Ftan

Muglin Ftan
Muglin Ftan

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

Description

Grain 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 2nd World War. The old mill of Ftan is the last witness of this era and tells of the once rich grain culture. In the building there are two mills in their original condition. The construction period of the older mill dates back about 400 years and, according to the Swiss Heritage Society, is the oldest, still functioning in the original mill in Switzerland. The rotor stones are driven by the water blades and the wooden shafts to the mighty gears.

Prices

Opening hours

Guided tours only by appointment by telephone with Cilgia Florineth on +41 79 471 76 87 or at cilgia.florineth@bluewin.ch

Directions

Public Transport

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

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

Directions

  • From the north: via Landquart – Klosters by car transport 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

Parken

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

Map

Responsible for this content Tourism Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG.
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