35 Liechtensteiner Rheintalroute
35 Liechtensteiner Rheintalroute

Cycling in Switzerland

Liechtensteiner Rheintalroute

Liechtensteiner Rheintalroute

Sargans–Altstätten

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Liechtensteiner Rheintalroute

Liechtensteiner Rheintalroute

En route in Ländle, between the Rhine plain and mountain crags, past the prince’s castle in Lichtenstein’s Vaduz. Over Eschnerberg, and via the cross-border cycle route to the medieval ambiance of Feldkirch. Back through riverside woodland to the Rhine.
Over the Rhine bridge at Trübbach into the Ländle region, a small flat stretch of land between a bend in the Rhine and an angular crag in the east. Liechtenstein was once a poor agricultural country, but today it’s a high-tech industrial and service-oriented region with around 35,000 inhabitants.

The Gutenberg castle in Balzers looks peacefully over the prosperous businesses, while in Vaduz roubles roll like an avalanche, 1500 bank employees administer over 100 billion Swiss francs. High up, lofty and enthroned, the castle of the prince; cyclists follow the drainage canals to Eschnerberg, a prehistoric ridge.

The new Mauren – Feldkirch cycling path across the border is very cyclist-friendly. Feldkirch in Austria’s Vorarlberg has maintained its medieval character, with cobbled alleyways and arcades to amble through. In riverside woodland, the route descends to Illspitz, back to the Rhine, again the border bridge; a slight haze lies over the flat Montlinger Riet in Canton St.Gallen.
En route in Ländle, between the Rhine plain and mountain crags, past the prince’s castle in Lichtenstein’s Vaduz. Over Eschnerberg, and via the cross-border cycle route to the medieval ambiance of Feldkirch. Back through riverside woodland to the Rhine.
Over the Rhine bridge at Trübbach into the Ländle region, a small flat stretch of land between a bend in the Rhine and an angular crag in the east. Liechtenstein was once a poor agricultural country, but today it’s a high-tech industrial and service-oriented region with around 35,000 inhabitants.

The Gutenberg castle in Balzers looks peacefully over the prosperous businesses, while in Vaduz roubles roll like an avalanche, 1500 bank employees administer over 100 billion Swiss francs. High up, lofty and enthroned, the castle of the prince; cyclists follow the drainage canals to Eschnerberg, a prehistoric ridge.

The new Mauren – Feldkirch cycling path across the border is very cyclist-friendly. Feldkirch in Austria’s Vorarlberg has maintained its medieval character, with cobbled alleyways and arcades to amble through. In riverside woodland, the route descends to Illspitz, back to the Rhine, again the border bridge; a slight haze lies over the flat Montlinger Riet in Canton St.Gallen.
53 km | 1 Stage
Asphalted: 46 km
Natural surface: 7 km
200 m | 240 m
medium

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Sargans
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Note: This route goes across the border so you will need to have an ID card or a passport on you.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Altstätten SG
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Services

Accommodation

Catherine’s Loft BnB
Catherine’s Loft BnB
Mels
BnB Treffpunkt Heuwiese
BnB Treffpunkt Heuwiese
Weite
Hotel Buchserhof
Hotel Buchserhof
Buchs SG
Jugendherberge Schaan-Vaduz
Jugendherberge Schaan-Vaduz
Schaan
B+B Starennest
B+B Starennest
Werdenberg
Bed & Breakfast Haag
Bed & Breakfast Haag
Haag (Rheintal)
Gafadurahütte
Gafadurahütte
Planken
Landgasthof Rössle
Landgasthof Rössle
Ruggell
Steigmatt
Steigmatt
Montlingen
Casa Margerita
Casa Margerita
Oberriet
Hotel Rhy
Hotel Rhy
Oberriet
Heiterhof
Heiterhof
Eichberg
Gasthaus und Speiserestaurant Lindenhof
Gasthaus und Speiserestaurant Lindenhof
Altstätten
Hotel Sonne
Hotel Sonne
Altstätten SG
Ribelhof
Ribelhof
Lüchingen
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Places

Garschlu
Garschlu
Sargans
Sargans
Gaflei (FL)
Gaflei (FL)
Triesenberg (FL)
Triesenberg (FL)
Vaduz
Vaduz
Buchs SG
Buchs SG
Ruggell (FL)
Ruggell (FL)
Altstätten
Altstätten
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Places of interest

Mels–Vermol
Mels–Vermol
Gonzen mine
Gonzen mine
Schloss Sargans
Schloss Sargans
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
Palace and village of Werdenberg
Palace and village of Werdenberg
Kobelwald crystal cave
Kobelwald crystal cave
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Swimming

Altstätten outdoor swimming baths
Altstätten outdoor swimming baths
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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