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2 Rhine Route
2 Rhine Route

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Rhine Route

Rhine Route

Andermatt–Basel

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Rhine Route

Rhine Route

The Rhine Route follows the Alpine river from mountain source to the large Rhine port at Basel. A vastly varied trip through diverse landscapes hewn by the mighty river over the ages.
The Rhine Route crosses Eastern Switzerland in a huge arc, accompanying the mighty Alpine river from its mountain source to the major Rhine port of Basel.

A true mountain pass excursion over Oberalp, the source of the Rhine, through Romansh-speaking Surselva. Impressive views into the wild Ruinaulta Gorge; Chur, the Rhaetian capital; with the Traubenkocher (warm wind) through the Bündner Herrschaft and on the Rhine dam to the wide Bodensee. Orchards, castles and cheerful tourist chatter along the shores of the green and silver shimmering «Schwabian Sea».

Peaceful, dense woodland to the thundering Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen. Mighty river tamed by 11 power stations. Along the route: romantic riverside paths, asparagus fields, timber-framed houses, pylons, salt towers, motorways, Swiss-German bridge towns, Roman ruins, agglomeration bustle and at last Basel's sweet speciality, Läckerli biscuits and freight ships in the three-country corner around Basel.
The Rhine Route follows the Alpine river from mountain source to the large Rhine port at Basel. A vastly varied trip through diverse landscapes hewn by the mighty river over the ages.
The Rhine Route crosses Eastern Switzerland in a huge arc, accompanying the mighty Alpine river from its mountain source to the major Rhine port of Basel.

A true mountain pass excursion over Oberalp, the source of the Rhine, through Romansh-speaking Surselva. Impressive views into the wild Ruinaulta Gorge; Chur, the Rhaetian capital; with the Traubenkocher (warm wind) through the Bündner Herrschaft and on the Rhine dam to the wide Bodensee. Orchards, castles and cheerful tourist chatter along the shores of the green and silver shimmering «Schwabian Sea».

Peaceful, dense woodland to the thundering Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen. Mighty river tamed by 11 power stations. Along the route: romantic riverside paths, asparagus fields, timber-framed houses, pylons, salt towers, motorways, Swiss-German bridge towns, Roman ruins, agglomeration bustle and at last Basel's sweet speciality, Läckerli biscuits and freight ships in the three-country corner around Basel.
430 km | 10 Stages
Asphalted: 364 km
Natural surface: 66 km
4000 m | 5200 m
easy (without Andermatt–Chur)

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Andermatt
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Arrival / return travel Oberalppass
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Arrival / return travel Disentis/Mustér
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Arrival / return travel Basel SBB
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Services

Accommodation

Hotel 3 Könige & Post
Hotel 3 Könige & Post
Andermatt
Hotel Monopol-Metropol
Hotel Monopol-Metropol
Andermatt
The River House
The River House
Andermatt
Pension zum Turm, Urner Ski- und Wanderheim
Pension zum Turm, Urner Ski- und Wanderheim
Hospental
Sust Lodge am Gotthard
Sust Lodge am Gotthard
Hospental
Café Dulezi / La Roda / Bäckerei
Café Dulezi / La Roda / Bäckerei
Sedrun
Hotel Soliva
Hotel Soliva
Sedrun
Chesa Prema
Chesa Prema
Cavardiras
Hotel Alpsu
Hotel Alpsu
Disentis/Mustér
Hotel Catrina Resort
Hotel Catrina Resort
Disentis/Mustér
Hotel-Restaurant La Furca
Hotel-Restaurant La Furca
Disentis/Mustér
TCS Camping Disentis
TCS Camping Disentis
Disentis/Mustér
B&B Resgia
B&B Resgia
Cumpadials
Bed & Breakfast Greina-Surrein
Bed & Breakfast Greina-Surrein
Surrein
Hotel Greina
Hotel Greina
Rabius
Hotel Vincenz
Hotel Vincenz
Breil/Brigels
Ustria Crusch Alva
Ustria Crusch Alva
Tavanasa
BergGastHaus Bündner Rigi
BergGastHaus Bündner Rigi
Surcuolm
Pension Casa Quadra
Pension Casa Quadra
Obersaxen
Eden Hotel und Restaurant
Eden Hotel und Restaurant
Ilanz
Hotel Rätia
Hotel Rätia
Ilanz
Ustria Mundaun
Ustria Mundaun
Castrisch
Backpacker Deluxe Hotel Capricorn
Backpacker Deluxe Hotel Capricorn
Laax
signinahotel
signinahotel
Laax
B&B Buchli-Wieland
B&B Buchli-Wieland
Valendas
Biohof Walther
Biohof Walther
Valendas
Camping Carrera
Camping Carrera
Valendas
Jugendherberge Trin Bergwaldzentrum Mesaglina
Jugendherberge Trin Bergwaldzentrum Mesaglina
Trin
B&B Springinkerl
B&B Springinkerl
Tamins
Biohof Danuser
Biohof Danuser
Felsberg
Ambiente Hotel Freieck
Ambiente Hotel Freieck
Chur
Hotel Chur
Hotel Chur
Chur
Hotel Drei Könige
Hotel Drei Könige
Chur
Hotel ibis Chur
Hotel ibis Chur
Chur
Hotel Post
Hotel Post
Chur
Hotel Sportcenter Fünf-Dörfer
Hotel Sportcenter Fünf-Dörfer
Zizers
Waldcamping Landquart
Waldcamping Landquart
Landquart
B&B Tüsel
B&B Tüsel
Grüsch
Hof Just
Hof Just
Maienfeld
Victors B&B
Victors B&B
Maienfeld
Hotel Garni Torkelbündte
Hotel Garni Torkelbündte
Bad Ragaz
Hotel Schloss Ragaz
Hotel Schloss Ragaz
Bad Ragaz
Jugendherberge Schaan-Vaduz
Jugendherberge Schaan-Vaduz
Schaan
Hotel Buchserhof
Hotel Buchserhof
Buchs SG
Hotel Restaurant Taucher
Hotel Restaurant Taucher
Buchs SG
B&B Grabs
B&B Grabs
Grabs
B+B Starennest
B+B Starennest
Werdenberg
Dorfengrabenhof
Dorfengrabenhof
Grabs
Martin + Barbara Siegrist
Martin + Barbara Siegrist
Sennwald
Bed & Breakfast Haag
Bed & Breakfast Haag
Haag (Rheintal)
Berggasthaus Staubern
Berggasthaus Staubern
Frümsen
Feldhof
Feldhof
Lienz
Landgasthof Rössle
Landgasthof Rössle
Ruggell
Casa Margerita
Casa Margerita
Oberriet
Hotel Rhy
Hotel Rhy
Oberriet
Steigmatt
Steigmatt
Montlingen
Hotel Profi’s / Die Zimmer
Hotel Profi’s / Die Zimmer
Diepoldsau
Eggen-Hof
Eggen-Hof
Walzenhausen
B&B Das Gasthaus
B&B Das Gasthaus
Rheineck
Hotel und Restaurant Schloss Wartegg
Hotel und Restaurant Schloss Wartegg
Rorschacherberg
Herberge See Rorschach
Herberge See Rorschach
Rorschach
Camping Buchhorn Arbon
Camping Buchhorn Arbon
Arbon
Hotel Restaurant Seegarten
Hotel Restaurant Seegarten
Arbon
Restaurant-Hotel de charme Römerhof
Restaurant-Hotel de charme Römerhof
Arbon
B&B Marlenes Paradiesli
B&B Marlenes Paradiesli
Steinebrunn
Camping Seehorn
Camping Seehorn
Egnach
Landgasthof Seelust
Landgasthof Seelust
Egnach
UNIKAAT.ch am See
UNIKAAT.ch am See
Salmsach
Jugendherberge Romanshorn
Jugendherberge Romanshorn
Romanshorn
Park-Hotel Inseli
Park-Hotel Inseli
Romanshorn
Gästehaus am Sonnenfeld
Gästehaus am Sonnenfeld
Sommeri
Hotel Seemöwe
Hotel Seemöwe
Güttingen
Hof Seealp
Hof Seealp
Altnau
Landgasthof Sonne / Ritterstube
Landgasthof Sonne / Ritterstube
Landschlacht
Hof–Tschannen
Hof–Tschannen
Illighausen
Jugendherberge Kreuzlingen
Jugendherberge Kreuzlingen
Kreuzlingen
Sporthotel Bodensee-Arena
Sporthotel Bodensee-Arena
Kreuzlingen
Hotel Trompeterschlössle
Hotel Trompeterschlössle
Tägerwilen
JUCKERs Boutique-Hotel | Restaurant Linde
JUCKERs Boutique-Hotel | Restaurant Linde
Tägerwilen
B&B Seegärtli
B&B Seegärtli
Berlingen
Hotel Frohsinn
Hotel Frohsinn
Steckborn
B&B Freudenberg
B&B Freudenberg
Hörhausen
Camping Guldifuss
Camping Guldifuss
Mammern
Gasthaus Hecht
Gasthaus Hecht
Mammern
Anni’s Bn+B
Anni’s Bn+B
Eschenz
Jugendherberge Stein am Rhein
Jugendherberge Stein am Rhein
Stein am Rhein
Campingplatz Wagenhausen
Campingplatz Wagenhausen
Wagenhausen
Bolderhof
Bolderhof
Hemishofen
Hotel Hirschen
Hotel Hirschen
Ramsen
Eselhof Säge
Eselhof Säge
Buch SH
Best Western Plus Hotel Bahnhof
Best Western Plus Hotel Bahnhof
Schaffhausen
Gasthaus Löwen
Gasthaus Löwen
Schaffhausen
Jugendherberge Schaffhausen
Jugendherberge Schaffhausen
Schaffhausen
arcona Living Schaffhausen
arcona Living Schaffhausen
Schaffhausen
Jugendherberge Dachsen
Jugendherberge Dachsen
Dachsen
Heidi’s BnB am Rheinfall
Heidi’s BnB am Rheinfall
Dachsen
Hotel-Restaurant Baumgarten
Hotel-Restaurant Baumgarten
Benken ZH
BnB zum Hofmeister
BnB zum Hofmeister
Rudolfingen
Gasthaus zum Salmen
Gasthaus zum Salmen
Rheinau
B&B Schwalm
B&B Schwalm
Flaach
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Bookable offers

2 Rhine route: Andermatt - Rorschach
2 Rhine route: Andermatt - Rorschach
2 Rhein-Route: Schweizer Highlights
2 Rhein-Route: Schweizer Highlights
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Places

Andermatt
Andermatt
Göschenen
Göschenen
Sedrun
Sedrun
Disentis
Disentis
Sumvitg
Sumvitg
Trun
Trun
Brigels - Waltensburg - Andiast
Brigels - Waltensburg - Andiast
Obersaxen Mundaun
Obersaxen Mundaun
Ilanz
Ilanz
Trin
Trin
Tamins
Tamins
Chur – the Alpine City
Chur – the Alpine City
Untervaz
Untervaz
Landquart
Landquart
Maienfeld
Maienfeld
Bad Ragaz
Bad Ragaz
Garschlu
Garschlu
Sargans
Sargans
Gaflei (FL)
Gaflei (FL)
Triesenberg (FL)
Triesenberg (FL)
Vaduz
Vaduz
Buchs SG
Buchs SG
Malbun SG
Malbun SG
Sennwald
Sennwald
Ruggell (FL)
Ruggell (FL)
St. Margrethen
St. Margrethen
Rheineck
Rheineck
Heiden
Heiden
Rorschach
Rorschach
Arbon
Arbon
Romanshorn
Romanshorn
Kreuzlingen/Konstanz
Kreuzlingen/Konstanz
Steckborn
Steckborn
Stein am Rhein
Stein am Rhein
Diessenhofen
Diessenhofen
Schaffhausen
Schaffhausen
Rheinau
Rheinau
Rüdlingen
Rüdlingen
Bülach
Bülach
Eglisau
Eglisau
Glattfelden`
Glattfelden`
Kaiserstuhl AG
Kaiserstuhl AG
Bad Zurzach
Bad Zurzach
Koblenz
Koblenz
Laufenburg
Laufenburg
Frick
Frick
Stein AG
Stein AG
Rheinfelden
Rheinfelden
Pratteln
Pratteln
Basel
Basel
Bad Säckingen (D)
Bad Säckingen (D)
Waldshut (D)
Waldshut (D)
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Places of interest

Eldorado of cable cars: Gemsstock
Eldorado of cable cars: Gemsstock
Monument of Suworow
Monument of Suworow
The diabolic and wild Schöllenenschlucht
The diabolic and wild Schöllenenschlucht
Waterworld Göschenen
Waterworld Göschenen
The source of the Rhine, Tomasee
The source of the Rhine, Tomasee
Where the Vorderrhein rises
Where the Vorderrhein rises
Disentis Monastery
Disentis Monastery
Disentis–Sontga Gada
Disentis–Sontga Gada
Vorderrhein Raft
Parc la Mutta
Parc la Mutta
Pumptrack Falera
Pumptrack Falera
695 Never End Freeride
695 Never End Freeride
Kids-Pumptrack Laaxersee
Kids-Pumptrack Laaxersee
Skill Area Laax Bergbahnen
Skill Area Laax Bergbahnen
Versamer Gorge – a daring passageway
Versamer Gorge – a daring passageway
The Rhine Gorge
The Rhine Gorge
Bikepark Bonaduz
Bikepark Bonaduz
Alluvial zones near Rhäzüns
Alluvial zones near Rhäzüns
Brambrüesch - Chur's mountain
Brambrüesch - Chur's mountain
Alpenbikepark Chur
Alpenbikepark Chur
Grisons Museum of Fine Arts
Grisons Museum of Fine Arts
Grisons Museum of Natural History
Grisons Museum of Natural History
Old Town Chur
Old Town Chur
Pumptrack Segnes Chur
Pumptrack Segnes Chur
Rhaetian Museum
Rhaetian Museum
St Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral Chur
St Maria Himmelfahrt Cathedral Chur
Pump track Zizers
Pump track Zizers
Bikepark Ganda Landquart
Bikepark Ganda Landquart
Pumptrack Eschergut Malans
Pumptrack Eschergut Malans
Heidi's Home
Heidi's Home
Fläsch – award winning village
Fläsch – award winning village
Gonzen mine
Gonzen mine
Schloss Sargans
Schloss Sargans
Mels–Vermol
Mels–Vermol
Galina falconry
Galina falconry
Walser museum
Walser museum
Wooden bridge and Rhein at Sevelen
Wooden bridge and Rhein at Sevelen
Liechtenstein art museum
Liechtenstein art museum
Liechtenstein state museum
Liechtenstein state museum
Prince of Liechtenstein's royal winery
Prince of Liechtenstein's royal winery
Schloss Vaduz
Schloss Vaduz
Vaduz Citytrain
Vaduz Citytrain
Buchs falconry park
Buchs falconry park
Lanes to alps and bridge on Grabser-Berg
Lanes to alps and bridge on Grabser-Berg
Palace and village of Werdenberg
Palace and village of Werdenberg
Hoher Kasten revolving restaurant
Hoher Kasten revolving restaurant
Kobelwald crystal cave
Kobelwald crystal cave
Heldsberg fortress museum
Heldsberg fortress museum
Aviation Museum Althenrhein
Aviation Museum Althenrhein
Market Hall Altenrhein
Market Hall Altenrhein
Henry Dunant Museum
Henry Dunant Museum
Bathing hut of Rorschach
Bathing hut of Rorschach
Meeting place «Kellen»
Meeting place «Kellen»
Historisches Museum Schloss Arbon
Historisches Museum Schloss Arbon
Pumptrack am See, Salmsach
Pumptrack am See, Salmsach
Lake Constance and cruises
Lake Constance and cruises
Locorama - Railway adventure park
Locorama - Railway adventure park
Feierlenhof in Altnau
Feierlenhof in Altnau
Altnau Pier
Altnau Pier
Seeburg Park and Seeburg Castle
Seeburg Park and Seeburg Castle
Seemuseum Kreuzlingen
Seemuseum Kreuzlingen
Napoleon museum, Schloss Arenenberg
Napoleon museum, Schloss Arenenberg
Hohenklingen Fortress
Hohenklingen Fortress
Klostermuseum St.Georgen
Klostermuseum St.Georgen
Old town Stein am Rhein
Old town Stein am Rhein
The Hochrhein
The Hochrhein
Munot Fortress
Munot Fortress
Museum zu Allerheiligen
Museum zu Allerheiligen
Old Town Schaffhausen
Old Town Schaffhausen
The Rhine Falls
The Rhine Falls
Former Monastery Rheinau
Former Monastery Rheinau
Rheinaubrücke – from Klettgau to Thurgau
Rheinaubrücke – from Klettgau to Thurgau
Naturzentrum Thurauen
Naturzentrum Thurauen
Weinbaumuseum Aargau
Weinbaumuseum Aargau
Verena Minster
Verena Minster
Bikepark Leibstadt
Bikepark Leibstadt
Cheisacherturm
Cheisacherturm
Rhine bridge – Säckingen's lifeline
Rhine bridge – Säckingen's lifeline
Römerstadt Augusta Raurica
Römerstadt Augusta Raurica
Arlesheim Cathedral
Arlesheim Cathedral
Ermitage Arlesheim
Ermitage Arlesheim
Basel Zoo
Basel Zoo
Basel's Old Town
Basel's Old Town
Basler Cathedral
Basler Cathedral
City Hall and Marktplatz
City Hall and Marktplatz
Exhibition Tower
Exhibition Tower
Kunstmuseum Basel
Kunstmuseum Basel
Mittlere Brücke and Schifflände
Mittlere Brücke and Schifflände
Pfalz
Pfalz
Rhine Port / Three Countries' Corner
Rhine Port / Three Countries' Corner
Spalentor
Spalentor
Tinguely Fountain
Tinguely Fountain
Tinguely Museum
Tinguely Museum
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Swimming

Bogn Sedrun
Bogn Sedrun
Indoor swimming baths in Laax
Indoor swimming baths in Laax
Lake Laax
Lake Laax
Lake of Cauma Flims
Lake of Cauma Flims
Nature bath Crestasee Trin
Nature bath Crestasee Trin
Obere Au Chur adventure bath and indoor swimming pool
Obere Au Chur adventure bath and indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool Obere Au Chur
Outdoor swimming pool Obere Au Chur
Sand Chur outdoor swimming pool
Sand Chur outdoor swimming pool
Giessenpark outdoor swimming pool Bad Ragaz
Giessenpark outdoor swimming pool Bad Ragaz
Tamina thermal spring Bad Ragaz
Tamina thermal spring Bad Ragaz
Outdoor swimming baths Widnau
Outdoor swimming baths Widnau
Mineral Health Spa St.Margrethen
Mineral Health Spa St.Margrethen
Rheineck swimming baths
Rheineck swimming baths
Bathing facility Speck Staad
Bathing facility Speck Staad
Arbon swimming pool
Arbon swimming pool
Buchhorn lakeside bathing place in Arbon
Buchhorn lakeside bathing place in Arbon
Beach bathing place Wiedehorn Egnach
Beach bathing place Wiedehorn Egnach
Lido Espi Stein am Rhein
Lido Espi Stein am Rhein
Steiner Riipark
Steiner Riipark
KSS Freizeitpark Schaffhausen
KSS Freizeitpark Schaffhausen
Flaach outdoor swimming pool
Flaach outdoor swimming pool
Zurzach thermal baths
Zurzach thermal baths
Full swimming pool
Full swimming pool
«sole uno» world of wellness Rheinfelden
«sole uno» world of wellness Rheinfelden
Aquabasilea Wasserwelt Pratteln
Aquabasilea Wasserwelt Pratteln
Natural bathing place Riehen
Natural bathing place Riehen
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Signalization

Signalization
For cycling, follow the logo indicated on the red signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your tour for safety's sake.
Signalization