June 14-27, 2023 Hiestand-Haston Tour to Switzerland and Germany

Hiestand-Haston Family Heritage Tour June 14-27, 2023 – Switzerland & Rhineland of Germany Photo above: The “village” of Richterswil in Canton Zurich, Switzerland – where our Hiestand-Haston ancestors lived centuriesContinue reading “June 14-27, 2023 Hiestand-Haston Tour to Switzerland and Germany”

2 – Rhine Falls, Near Schaffhausen, in Northern Switzerland

Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, Switzerland https://youtu.be/IWVG_ctdGWY The Rhine Falls in Switzerland  is the most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.  You will see, not only the Rhine Falls in Switzerland,Continue reading “2 – Rhine Falls, Near Schaffhausen, in Northern Switzerland”

3 – Hiestand Bakery in Zurich, Switzerland

Hiestand Bakery Bistro & Shop in Zurich, Switzerland –Here’s where we will eat lunch on Friday, June 16, 2023 – on our Hiestand-Haston Family Heritage Tour to Switzerland and theContinue reading “3 – Hiestand Bakery in Zurich, Switzerland”

04 – The Anabaptist Cave – Täuferhöhle, Where Anabaptists Worshipped in Secret

04 – Täuferhöhle (Anabaptist Cave) – Secret Place for Worship – Saturday, June 17, 2023, we will walk up the hill to see where Swiss Brethren (Anabaptists/Mennonites) met to worshipContinue reading “04 – The Anabaptist Cave – Täuferhöhle, Where Anabaptists Worshipped in Secret”

06 – Limmat River – Where Felix Manz Was Martyred

06 – The Drowning Martyrdom of Anabaptist, Felix Manz On Saturday June 17, 2023 we will visit the site on the Limmat River in Zurich City where one of theContinue reading “06 – Limmat River – Where Felix Manz Was Martyred”

07 – Richterswil – Our Swiss “Hometown”

07 – Richterswil, the “Village” of Our Swiss Hiestands Although our Hiestand ancestors lived in other villages around Lake Zürich, we can probably think of Richterswil as our Swiss hometown. Continue reading “07 – Richterswil – Our Swiss “Hometown””

08 – The Amazing Richterswil Fountain

08 – The Amazing Richterswil Jet Fountain Weather permitting and etc., we will watch the world famous Richterswil Jet Fountain “spout” on Sunday, June 25, 2023. The Richterswil FONTÄNE, withContinue reading “08 – The Amazing Richterswil Fountain”

9 – The Old Wädenswil Castle in Richterswil, Canton Zurich of Switzerland

9 – The 13th-16th Century Wädenswil Castle Above Richterswil Alt-Wädenswil Castle, the residence of the barons von Wädenswil, was inaugurated in the 13th century. The castle had to be demolishedContinue reading “9 – The Old Wädenswil Castle in Richterswil, Canton Zurich of Switzerland”

12 – The Richterswil Museum (Canton Zurich, Switzerland)

The Richterswil Museum In June 2023, while our Hiestand-Haston tour group is in Richterswil, Switzerland, we will have an opportunity to visit the local museum. The Richterswil local museum deepensContinue reading “12 – The Richterswil Museum (Canton Zurich, Switzerland)”

13 – Village of Hirzel, Home of Two Famous People

13 – Village of Hirzel, Switzerland – Home of Two Famous People Our June 2023 Hiestand-Haston tour group will visit the little mountain village of Hirzel, Switzerland on Monday, JuneContinue reading “13 – Village of Hirzel, Home of Two Famous People”

14 – Were Our Ancient Swiss Hiestands Spiritist-Pagans?

14 – Were our Ancient Swiss Hiestands Spiritist-Pagans? Although I can’t say for sure, it is probable, that our Medieval ancestors were pagans who lived in a high-mountain area ofContinue reading “14 – Were Our Ancient Swiss Hiestands Spiritist-Pagans?”

June 14-27, 2023 – Hiestand/Haston European Heritage Tour – Terms and Conditions

2023 Hiestand-Haston Europe Tour Price and Other Details June 14-27, 2023 – Switzerland and Rhineland Germany Download a Printable Copy of the Itinerary and Form More Information about the JuneContinue reading “June 14-27, 2023 – Hiestand/Haston European Heritage Tour – Terms and Conditions”

15 – The “Black Madonna” in the Einsiedeln Monastery

15 – Einsiedeln Abbey, Home of the Swiss “Black Madonna” Tuesday, June 20, 2023, our Hiestand-Haston tour group will visit the largest church in Switzerland–the famous Einsiedeln Abbey. 150,000 toContinue reading “15 – The “Black Madonna” in the Einsiedeln Monastery”

16 – Lucerne and the Wooden Chapel Bridge

16 – Wooden Chapel Bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland And Shopping in this Beautiful City! In the afternoon of June 20, 2023, our Hiestand-Haston heritage tour group will visit the SwissContinue reading “16 – Lucerne and the Wooden Chapel Bridge”

17 – Ballenberg Open-Air Museum

17 – Ballenberg Open-Air Museum On Wednesday, July 21, 2023, our Hiestand-Haston heritage tour group will visit the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum. https://youtu.be/d1COwvzKYlM Ballenberg is an open-air museum in Switzerland thatContinue reading “17 – Ballenberg Open-Air Museum”

18 – Cable Car to the Car-less Village of Mürren in the Swiss Alps

18 – Cable Car Ride to & Evening in the Alps Village of Mürren On June 22, 2023, our Hiestand-Haston Heritage Tour group will take a scenic cable car rideContinue reading “18 – Cable Car to the Car-less Village of Mürren in the Swiss Alps”

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