50 ViaSpluga
50 ViaSpluga

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ViaSpluga

Stage 3, Splügen–Isola (I)

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ViaSpluga

Alpine hike over the Splügenpass on a unique mule trail with an exposed descent through the gorge of the Val Cardinello. En route: historic traffic constructions (engineered road with marble bridges and avalanche galleries). The refuge in Isola is now a guest house.
Alpine hike over the Splügenpass on a unique mule trail with an exposed descent through the gorge of the Val Cardinello. En route: historic traffic constructions (engineered road with marble bridges and avalanche galleries). The refuge in Isola is now a guest house.
17 km
1000 m | 1200 m
6 h 00 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Splügen, Post
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Season

Season
Beware: snowfields possible into summer months on high-level sections.

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Ascent Splügenpass (from Splügen)
383
Ascent Splügenpass (from Splügen)
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Splügen, Dorf–Splügenpass, Berghaus
or
Splügenpass, Berghaus–Splügen, Dorf
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 600m.
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Ascent Splügenpass (from Chiavenna)
384
Ascent Splügenpass (from Chiavenna)
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Chiavenna, Stazione–Splügenpass, Berghaus
or
Splügenpass, Berghaus–Chiavenna, Stazione
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 1800m from Chiavenna.
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Hints

Hint
Beware: route leads through Italy, carry identification.

Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the communities. Lend a hand by becoming a member in your canton.
Become a member
Wanderwege Graubünden
Kornplatz 12
7000 Chur
info@wwgr.ch
www.wanderwege-graubünden.ch

Services

Accommodation

Camping + Ferienlager Splügen
Camping + Ferienlager Splügen
Splügen
Hotel Piz Tambo
Hotel Piz Tambo
Splügen
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Bookable offers

viaSpluga - cultural and historic hiking trail
viaSpluga - cultural and historic hiking trail
50 Via Spluga
50 Via Spluga
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Places

Splügen
Splügen
Isola (I)
Isola (I)
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Places of interest

Splügen Pass trade route
Splügen Pass trade route
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization