The different areas each have their own atmosphere. There are many shops as well as local restaurants.
The local leisure activities are impressive. Life in the town is influenced by numerous clubs, many of which go back many years.
Cultural diversity in Mels is traditional. Old customs, such as the "Alpabfahrt" when the cows come down from their summer grazing pstures, the cattle show or Fasnacht (carnival), are stongly adhered to. Also the legends handed down in Sarganserland still keep the myths alive. The locals come together for the numerous traditional events. Mels celebrates its festivals like nowhere else.
On the sunny slopes at the foot of the Gonzen and on the Nidberg an outstanding wine is produced. It comes as no surprise that one of the best Swiss restaurants, Seppi Kalberer's „Schlüssel", is here. Whether you are looking for excellent food or to enjoy a fine wine, the perfect place to fulfill your wishes is on hand.
Municipal administration of Mels