The day the water stopped flowing

On the outskirts of Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland, a landscape impressively shows how closely nature and culture are linked.

Wehrenbach Tobel, Zurich, Switzerland - Photo: Roland Steffen, Fuji GFX50r

The Wehrenbachtobel is one of Zurich's most beautiful tole landscapes and is an attractive local recreation area that offers many surprises.

Wehrenbach Tobel, Zurich, Switzerland - Photo: Roland Steffen, Fuji GFX50r

Due to its geological, biological and landscape values, it is an important nature and landscape conservation area.

Wehrenbach Tobel, Zurich, Switzerland - Photo: Roland Steffen, Fuji GFX50r

However, the Wehrenbachtobel is not an untouched wilderness. For centuries, man and his culture have shaped this landscape. Wehrenbachtobel is therefore not only a natural landscape, but also a cultural landscape.