Appenzeller Alpenweg
Appenzeller Alpenweg

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Appenzeller Alpenweg

Stage 1, Urnäsch–Schwägalp

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Appenzeller Alpenweg

This trail takes you to the alpine foothill landscape of Appenzellerland, from Urnäsch to Alpweiden at the foot of Säntis and Schwägalp. From the Hochalp to the Schwägalp you will walk through the Schwägalp natural park, a protected natural site with a very special appeal.
This trail takes you to the alpine foothill landscape of Appenzellerland, from Urnäsch to Alpweiden at the foot of Säntis and Schwägalp. From the Hochalp to the Schwägalp you will walk through the Schwägalp natural park, a protected natural site with a very special appeal.
16 km
1100 m | 600 m
5 h 20 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Urnäsch
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Arrival / return travel Schwägalp
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Contact

Appenzellerland Tourismus
St. Gallerstrasse 49
9100 Herisau
Tel. +41 (0)71 898 33 00
info@appenzellerland.ch
www.appenzellerland.ch

Services

Accommodation

Bed and Breakfast Diem
Bed and Breakfast Diem
Urnäsch
Hotel Restaurant Krone
Hotel Restaurant Krone
Urnäsch
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Places

Urnäsch
Urnäsch
Schwägalp
Schwägalp
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Places of interest

Säntis
Säntis
Pump track Urnäsch
Pump track Urnäsch
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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