Spa town in Switzerland
Bad Ragaz is a municipality in the Wahlkreis (constituency) of Sarganserland in the canton of St. Gallen in Switzerland.
It is the home of a famous natural spring and is a popular spa and health resort destination. One of the largest spa hotels is the Grand Hotel Quellenhof.
Bad Ragaz has an area, as of 2006, of 25.4 km2 (9.8 sq mi). Of this area, 45.4% is used for agricultural purposes, while 34.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 9.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (10.1%) is non-productive (rivers or lakes).
The municipality is in the Sarganserland WahlkreisBez. Sargans. The spa and recreation village is in the south-east of the canton at the end of the Tamina valley. It lies on the north-south and east-west routes over the Graubünden Alps. Until 1937 Bad Ragaz was known as Ragaz.
Bad Ragaz is at 500 meters above sea level. in the middle of a wonderful alpine world. The mild climate, the fog-free location and the enchanting landscape invite you to linger. Our manageable village with about 5'700 inhabitants has a perfect traffic connection and offers in every respect an excellent infrastructure.
Tourism has always been lived with us and is not an empty promise. With the Tamina Therme, numerous wellness and fitness facilities, a medical care of the world peak, two first-class golf courses, our own hiking and snow sports area "Pizol", the "Taminaschlucht" and many other attractions, we are also in international competition in summer and winter very much attractive.
For accommodation there are pensions and hotels in each category. Everything is available, from basic bed and breakfast lodging to the posh luxury hotel.