68 WALSA-Weg
68 WALSA-Weg

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WALSA-Weg

WALSA-Weg

Bad Ragaz–Amden

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WALSA-Weg

WALSA-Weg

Splendid views of the ruggedness of the Hinterberg, protected moorland at Chapfensee, the sparse and arid Kleinberg, touristic Flumserberg, Mediterranean Quinten, power and peace in the hotspot of Amden.
The Walsa-Weg (Walensee-Sarganserland-Trail) offers hikers the chance to get to know the many faces of Heidiland. At an average height of 1000 m, the route links the many high-level terraces of the the Flumserberg and the Amden Riviera. These afford unique views of eastern Switzerland’s mountain world, the Rhine Valley, Sarganserland and the deep-blue Walensee. Falknis, Alviergruppe, Gonzen and Churfirsten form an impressive rocky backdrop on the horizon.

You experience the primal ruggedness of the Hinterberg on a mainly good network of trails. The beautiful, protected moorland at Chapfensee near Vermol stands in contrast to the bleak, aridity of Kleinberg. It’s a pleasure to hike through the sun-soaked fields of Flumserberg, flourishing in both an agricultural and touristic sense, then begins the descent to Walensee. After a boat trip to the opposite shore, you think you’re in Mediterranean Quinten in Ticino, before climbing to the last sunny terrace and the hotspot of Amden.
Splendid views of the ruggedness of the Hinterberg, protected moorland at Chapfensee, the sparse and arid Kleinberg, touristic Flumserberg, Mediterranean Quinten, power and peace in the hotspot of Amden.
The Walsa-Weg (Walensee-Sarganserland-Trail) offers hikers the chance to get to know the many faces of Heidiland. At an average height of 1000 m, the route links the many high-level terraces of the the Flumserberg and the Amden Riviera. These afford unique views of eastern Switzerland’s mountain world, the Rhine Valley, Sarganserland and the deep-blue Walensee. Falknis, Alviergruppe, Gonzen and Churfirsten form an impressive rocky backdrop on the horizon.

You experience the primal ruggedness of the Hinterberg on a mainly good network of trails. The beautiful, protected moorland at Chapfensee near Vermol stands in contrast to the bleak, aridity of Kleinberg. It’s a pleasure to hike through the sun-soaked fields of Flumserberg, flourishing in both an agricultural and touristic sense, then begins the descent to Walensee. After a boat trip to the opposite shore, you think you’re in Mediterranean Quinten in Ticino, before climbing to the last sunny terrace and the hotspot of Amden.
52 km | 4 Stages
2800 m | 2400 m
easy (hiking trail) | medium

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Bad Ragaz
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Arrival / return travel Amden, Post
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Services

Accommodation

Hotel Garni Torkelbündte
Hotel Garni Torkelbündte
Bad Ragaz
Hotel Schloss Ragaz
Hotel Schloss Ragaz
Bad Ragaz
Victors B&B
Victors B&B
Maienfeld
lofthotel
lofthotel
Murg
AmdenLodge – Bienenheim Naturhostel
AmdenLodge – Bienenheim Naturhostel
Amden
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Places

Bad Ragaz
Bad Ragaz
Garschlu
Garschlu
Flumserberg
Flumserberg
Murg
Murg
Amden - Weesen
Amden - Weesen
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Places of interest

Mels–Vermol
Mels–Vermol
BikerBerg Flumserberg
BikerBerg Flumserberg
Walensee (Lake Walenstadt)
Walensee (Lake Walenstadt)
Hinterbetlis–Amden
Hinterbetlis–Amden
Seerenbach Falls and source of the Rin
Seerenbach Falls and source of the Rin
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Swimming

Giessenpark outdoor swimming pool Bad Ragaz
Giessenpark outdoor swimming pool Bad Ragaz
Tamina thermal spring Bad Ragaz
Tamina thermal spring Bad Ragaz
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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