Malans, Switzerland


Malan is a municipality in the Grisons ( circle Maienfeld ) in the district of country quart of the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.

Coat of arms

Blazon: Azure, on a gold ( yellow ) letter M a golden cross.

About been handed down arms of the municipality.


The municipality is located upstream of the confluence of the country quart into the Rhine on a debris cone five kilometers south-east of Maienfeld. Of the total municipal area of 1138 ha 505 ha of woods and forests are covered. More 449 ha of agricultural land - including 115 ha as area under cultivation for wine and fruit growing. The rest of the community area consists of 105 ha of unproductive area (mostly mountains) and 79 ha settlement area.


From the end of 2004 2083 residents were in 1943 ( = 93%) Swiss nationals.


Viticulture is the most important industry in Malan, but there are today through dispersal of industries and numerous service companies also opportunities to an income in other professions.


Although the historic center is a settlement of national importance, tourism behind the nearby Maienfeld, the Heidi village remains back. The municipal area of Malan lie the ruins of the castles of Wynegg and blades Horn and the Roha hill. The best known tourist enterprise is the Älplibahn.


  • Alice Boner (* July 22, 1889 Legnano, † April 13, 1981 Zurich ), painter, sculptor, Indologist, collector and art historian


  • Monumental is the Protestant church.
  • Former home Guler v. Wynegg
  • Former Plantation Homes
  • House Pestalozzi
  • House Studach
  • House for Green Tower
  • Castle Bothmar
  • Residence Löwengasse, 2007 Architect: Jon Knight
  • Residence Wegelin, architects: Andrea Deplazes, Valentin Bearth

Malan seen from the east

Town hall

House for Green Tower

Castle Bothmar