Maienfeld is a municipality inside the Landquart Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. It is a vacationer vacation spot inside the Alps, each because of the local wine and because it become the putting of the tale Heidi. Maienfeld lies along a key direction thru the Rhine Valley within the Alps. Prehistoric Bronze work and a pre-Roman cellar had been discovered in the metropolis and on St. Luzisteig hill.
A 3rd-century Roman station or settlement has been observed along the antique Roman Road. The 4th or 5th century Tabula Peutingeriana map indicates an area known as Magia close to modern-day Maienfeld. The village is first mentioned in 831 and was referred to as Lupinis at that point. The name of the village modified numerous instances over the following centuries and blanketed; Magenza, Lopine, Maging and Magen zu Luppinis. Finally, in 1295 the call Maienvelt was used, which subsequently have become Maienfeld.
During the 14th century the Walser moved into the Maienfeld area and founded settlements that eventually have become the Walser a part of town. However, it'd take several centuries until the Walser had been granted full citizen rights. Maienfeld have been fully Romansh before this time, but at some stage in the Germanic-speakme Walser immigration Maienfeld became Germanized. By the 16th century the area become almost completely Germanic.