The train connections from Zurich to Sargans are very good; there is a train every 30 minutes.
Sargans can be reached via the A3 motorway (from Zurich) or the A13 motorway (from St. Margrethen).
- 1 Artillery Fort Magletsch ("The Hammer"), ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. Guided tours on demand. A handful of public guided tours are organised every year. See the website for details. An artillery fort that was built during the Second World War and is the most northerly corner of the fortress Sargans.
- 2 Castle Sargans, ☏ . April-October 10:00-12:00, 13:30-17:30 (museum). It is the most popular and most spectacular sight in Sargans. In the tower of the castle is the Sarganserland Museum where you can see historic and folkloristic objects. There is also a restaurant. Fr. 8/4.
- 3 Gonzen mine, ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. This old iron ore mine has more than 90 km (56 mi) of tunnels. It can only be visited by guided tours, either walking into the mine or taking the train. There are various tours on offer, from 2.5 hours to overnight. The tours are mostly for organised groups, but a list of public tours for individuals to join is usually posted on the website. You will experience the mysterious world of the miners. The workplaces have been left in their original conditions. There is also a restaurant on site.
- 4 Roman estate. The Roman estate is only partly preserved. It was destroyed either in 270 or 288 AD by an attack of the Alamanni or by a rockslide.
In and around Sargans, you can do many different sports.