Heiden is situated 45 miles (72 kilometers) east of Zurich and about 100 miles (161 kilometers) east of Bern, Switzerland's capital.
Heiden isn't the only spot in this popular region worth seeing; visitors with plenty of time should also set out to see the magic of the nearby scenery, cities and towns. Pay a visit to the Abbey of St. Gall and University of St. Gallen in and around St. Gallen, some 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the east of Heiden.
Arosa, is another good place to visit. It is about 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Heiden and offers a great selection of things to see, for example Tschuggenhutte, Arosa Ski Resort and Hornli Gondola. Weisshorn, Arosa Weisshorn Valley Gondola and Ski-Club Arosa are just a sample of the other attractions here that should be on every traveler's list.
If you're keen on soaking up some of the local culture, visit Northern Switzerland's art galleries and art museums.
Sometimes, the most enjoyable way to see a place is by using the knowledge of the locals. The region offers a number of city walking tours and cycling tours.
When your time is up in Heiden, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your Swiss francs on last-minute souvenirs, and bid Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to this unique destination.