Europe for Visitors - Home

imageimageimageimage


Home Main Europe Index Switzerland & Austria Index

"SCHLAF IM STROH" Page 1, 2

Switzerland Swiss Schlaf im Stroh sleep in straw cows barn

ABOVE: When these cows head for their summer pastures, it's your turn to enjoy the barn.

General Web links

Schlaf im Stroh
The Swiss Farmers' Association has basic information the Schlaf im Stroh program. Click "Offers" to search or browse for farms by region, or download a catalog in PDF format (which requires the free Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Regional and local listings

Familie Richard Schuler
If you decide that sleeping in the straw is too rustic, the Schuler family can rent you a vacation apartment in their farmhouse or a 4½-room chalet in Morschach on Lake Lucerne.

Johann and Regina Künzi
It's less than a kilometer to the "farm live cosy barn" from the nearest public transportation. The Künzis will pick up you or your luggage on request, and meals are available. The farm is located in Wattenwil, a short distance from Lake Thun and the Swiss capital of Bern.

> > Page 1, 2

 

"Best of the Web"
- Forbes and The Washington Post



Photo (c) iStockphoto.com/Robin Ahle

Need a car in Europe?
If you live outside the EU, a tax-free Renault or Peugeot tourist lease can be cheaper than renting. Minimum driver age is 18, there' s no upper age limit, and rates include insurance.

    arrow Short-term car leasing


image

Traveling by train?
Get free schedules, maps, and guides for 50+ European railroads. (Residents of North and Central America can buy tickets and rail passes online.)

    arrow Rail Europe