Knirschender Schnee, viel Platz zum Durchatmen und eine Bergwelt, die ins Staunen versetzt: Das ist Winterwandern in Heidis Heimat. Die Ferienregion Heidiland besticht mit einem weitläufigen Netz an unverwechselbaren Winterwanderwegen inmitten einer märchenhaften Berglandschaft. Im Osten der Schweiz liegt mit den beiden Wintersportgebieten Flumserberg und Pizol ein Paradies für Ruhesuchende und Naturfreunde – verschneite Berggipfel, frische Luft und Winterwanderungen für jedes Fitnesslevel.
In dieser Collection findest du zwölf Touren unterschiedlicher Länge. Ob du lieber eine kurze Runde mit deinen Kindern spazieren möchtest oder eine ausgedehnte Wanderung durch die verschneite Landschaft unternehmen willst, liegt ganz bei dir. Dabei bist du auf ausgezeichnet präparierten und breiten Winterwanderwegen unterwegs, auf denen du genug Abstand halten kannst. Neun der zwölf Wanderungen führen durch das Gebiet Flumserberg mit den beiden Orten Tannenboden und Tannenheim. Die restlichen drei Touren liegen im Wintersportgebiet Pizol.
Besonders praktisch: Ganz bequem und umweltfreundlich geht es mit Bus und Bahn direkt zu deiner Winterwanderung. Fahr einfach mit dem Zug nach Bad Ragaz, dort steigst du in den Bus zur Seilbahnstation um und schon schwebst du hinauf ins Wintersportgebiet Pizol. Oder du nimmst den Zug nach Unterterzen und erreichst vom Bahnhof aus in wenigen Minuten zu Fuss die Talstation, von der dich die Seilbahn hinauf ins Winterparadies am Flumserberg bringt.
Egal ob als Alternative zum Skifahren, zum Kraft tanken oder zum Stärken der Abwehrkräfte – die abwechslungsreichen Winterwanderwege sind eine ausgezeichnete Möglichkeit, die idyllische Landschaft in Heidis Heimat kennenzulernen und ein unvergleichliches Freiheitsgefühl zu erleben.
As the name suggests, this circular hike is characterized by a fantastic mountain panorama. You can reach the starting point at the Laufböden lift station from Bad Ragaz with the mountain railways.At over 2,000 meters above sea level, you follow the wonderful winter hiking trail, which offers changing views of the Churfirsten, the Rhine Valley, the Graubünden mountains and the UNESCO World Heritage "Tectonic Arena Sardona". In a unique way you can see the thrust and folding of different rock layers that led to the formation of the Alps. There are boards along the way with useful information on this topic.Another highlight of the Panorama Höhenweg is the Wangersee, on which a glittering layer of ice forms in winter. We continue through the wonderful winter landscape to the modern Pizolhütte. Here you can take a break and let yourself be pampered with Swiss delicacies. Strengthened you hike back to the Wangersee and turn left there. Accompanied by a magnificent panorama, you walk on a prepared winter hiking trail back to the Laufböden station.
On this winter hike, you can look forward to wonderful landscapes, quiet forests and a lot of seclusion. You start at the valley station of the Maschgenkamm gondola and then cross the slope - with your eyes open for approaching skiers. The wide path then winds under the Floomzer toboggan run.It goes steadily uphill through snow-covered woods and past glittering fields of snow. On the route you can enjoy fantastic views of the Churfirsten and Walensee. After the picturesque Alp Winkelzahn, where the snow reaches up to the gutters of the huts, you walk along the flank of the Nargenchopf. In the fairytale winter landscape you can discover traces of rabbits and deer.On the idyllic Seebenalp, three picturesque lakes and the nostalgic Hotel Seebenalp, which is perfect for a stop, await you. From the terrace of the hotel you can see the frozen Grosssee and the striking summit of the Leist. You can get back to Tannenboden with the mountain railways or on the same route that you came.
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This varied winter hike impresses with its snow-covered forests, rustic mountain restaurants and magnificent views. From the valley station of the Maschgenkamm gondola in Tannenboden, you walk past the children's area and cross the ski slope. Watch out for approaching winter sports enthusiasts. After the piste, the wide hiking trail runs steadily uphill and under the modern Floomzer toboggan run.You will then come to a wintry forest area where you can discover many traces of forest dwellers in the snow. The further you hike up the snow-covered slope, the more impressive the view of the Churfirsten and Walensee becomes. The cozy Chrüz mountain restaurant is the perfect place for a break. From the terrace you can see a wonderful winter landscape.The winter hiking trail runs past the valley station of the Stelli chairlift and is followed by a short, steep ascent. Then it goes comfortably and with great views along the edge of the forest to Prodalp. There is a modern restaurant there where you can stop off. To get back to the starting point, you can either take the lift or the so-called sledge to Tannenheim. From there, the PostBus goes free to Tannenboden.
This winter hike is suitable for the whole family, as it mostly leads along easy-to-walk back roads and paths. The starting point is at the Tannenheim Post bus stop. From there you follow the Schwendiwiesenstrasse to the south and pass snow-covered chalets and wooden houses. After you have crossed the babbling Ruslenbach, it zigzags up through a small holiday home area.On the following section you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Churfirsten. The Cafridastrasse leads under the Prodalp-Express and brings you to Mittenwald. At the end of your winter hike, you can stop off at the Alpenblick restaurant. You can get back to Tannenheim by bus or on foot on Flumserbergstrasse.
This short and easy circular hike is suitable for the whole family, even for prams. You start at the valley station of the Maschgenkamm gondola and walk past the winter campsite, which deserves an award for the most beautiful view in Switzerland.The well-groomed path brings you to a lookout point with wooden benches, from which you have a breathtaking view of the Walensee. The glittering lake and the rugged peaks of the Churfirsten lie in front of you. If you can tear yourself away from the beautiful sight, continue to the Molseralp restaurant. The cozy sun terrace invites you to a final stop.
From the Maschgenkamm mountain station and the panorama restaurant there, you hike down to the Maschgenlücke. The first section runs relatively steeply downwards and overcomes 60 meters in altitude to the Maschgenlücke restaurant. We therefore recommend that you bring hiking sticks and watch out for icy areas.Then you follow the path that inspires hikers with its picturesque panorama even in summer. Before you turn left, you cross a ski slope. Here you should watch out for approaching winter sports enthusiasts.With a view of the striking summit of the Spitzmeilen, you stroll through the wintry landscape. It goes steadily slightly downhill to a small forest from which you can already see your destination. The cozy Panüöl restaurant, which pampers you with Swiss delicacies, is located on a wide alp. You can get back to the Maschgenkamm with the chairlift or you continue to hike to Prodalp.
This varied winter hike takes you from Prodalp to Alp Panüöl. Alternatively, you can start in Tannenalp, the network of winter hiking trails is extensive here and this tour is one of the most beautiful on the Flumserberg. You can reach the starting point on foot or with the Prodalpexpress from Tannenheim.From the lift station you follow the course of the icy, glittering Rustenbach. The path climbs continuously and leads you alternately through small forests and wide snow fields. Cross-country skiers also like to be out and about here, but there is easy space for everyone on the wide path.You walk through the snow-covered, quiet winter landscape towards Panüöl. The picturesque alpine restaurant was opened in 2012 and spoils you with regional delicacies such as raclette or fondue. From the terrace you can enjoy an impressive view of the Spitzmeilen area. The way back is the same or with the mountain railways.
This hike leads you through a wonderful winter landscape from Tannenboden to Prodalp. You start at the Flumserberg bus stop, where there is also a parking lot. The Alp Tannenbodenstrasse takes you to the aforementioned Alp, which is well known for its homemade products such as alpine cheese, yoghurt and Camembert. You hike slightly downhill along the cross-country ski trail to the children's ski lift.The well-groomed hiking trail runs over the wide, snow-covered Madlis plateau and the Tobelbach - white peaks and glittering snow fields await you. Part of the way leads through quiet forest and then you hike up the gentle slope to Prodalp. There you can stop in the modern mountain restaurant and enjoy the fantastic view.
This three-kilometer circular hike starts at the valley station of the Maschgenkamm gondola lift. The winter hiking trail leads past the rustic Molseralp with its wonderful sun terrace towards Schwammchopf. On well-groomed, wide paths, it goes slightly uphill along the forest, where in winter the icy and heavily laden branches glisten in the sun.A short section of the path leads over the ski slope - when crossing you should watch out for fast-moving winter sports enthusiasts. Then you follow the winter hiking trail through the enchanting snowy landscape of the Madils plateau, where cross-country skiers, hikers and sometimes even husky sled drivers enjoy the alpine nature.On Alp Tannenboden, you can stop off in the cozy Sennästube restaurant and, if you reserve in advance, you can even make your own alpine cheese. The last part back to the starting point you walk on the road through the wintry village of Tannenboden.
This short winter hike takes you through the wonderful mountains of the Flumserberg ski world. The paths are always groomed and are safe for the whole family to walk. You can reach Tannenboden from Flums by car or bus, or alternatively with the lift from Unterterzen. You start at the Sennästube on Alp Tannenboden, at the start of the cross-country ski trails. Without major differences in altitude, it goes on wide paths with plenty of space to Mittenwald.Where the mountain bikers pound the trails in summer, you hike along the snow-covered edge of the forest and cross the Tobelbach, which is decorated with icicles. Past some winter holiday homes you follow the path to the station of the Mittenwald ski lift. Once there, you can stop off in one of the cozy restaurants or spend relaxing hours in the Flumserberg indoor pool. You can get back to the starting point either on foot or by bus.
This short and leisurely winter walk is ideal for enjoying some fresh air without great effort. You can easily reach the starting point of the easy tour on the ford with the Pizolbahn from Wangs. You can already enjoy the fairytale winter landscape while taking the lift. On the Furt you will find three mountain hotels with restaurants in a secluded, panoramic location: the Hotel Graue Hörner, the Hotel Furt and the Hotel Alpina.From the lift station you hike a bit in the direction of Maienberg to the Zürihus warehouse with its stone facade. From there you can enjoy wonderful views of the valley and the surrounding peaks. If you want, you can walk a little further along the lift towards Wangs or you can turn around and reward yourself with a delicious fondue in one of the mountain restaurants. The mountain railway will finally bring you back to the valley.
This winter hike from Pardiel via Obersäss to Laufböden impresses with its magnificent views: not only to snow-covered peaks, but also down into the Sankt Gallen Rhine Valley. You start at the mountain station of the Bad Ragaz - Pardiel gondola lift. If you are already hungry here, you can stop in one of the three mountain restaurants at the gondola station. Otherwise, you initially hike a little on the snow-covered Heidi path until you turn sharply left. Magnificent panoramas surround you and let you breathe deeply.The well-groomed winter hiking trail leads you further up the mountain. You cross different ski slopes, which come together at Pardiel. Under the Wissi Stei chairlift, you continue through the enchanting snowy landscape. Surrounded by a glittering blanket of snow, you reach the Laufböden mountain station.There, the Laufbödenstübli invites you to take a break before you return to Pardiel either on foot or with the chairlift. You can also walk the winter hike in the opposite direction (from Laufböden to Pardiel). If you want to extend the wonderful hike, you have the option of attaching the Pizol Panorama Höhenweg.