Appenzell Alpine Trail: The Swiss Flower Route

Behind you the mighty Alpstein massif with the dominant Mount Säntis, and in front of you nothing but a vast expanse – the boundless view of the Appenzell hill country up to Lake Constance makes the Alpine Trail a real panorama tour. And in early summer the experience includes unparalleled flower... more

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Springs and waterfalls of Simme

From highlight to highlight, this hike to the origin of the River Simme is really a thrilling experience. more

Springs and waterfalls of Simme
Vineyard Trail between Salgesch and Sierre

Vineyard Trail between Salgesch and...

This walkway among the vineyards connects Salgesch with the Château de Villa in Siders. Each of the 80 information signs along the way features a... more

Appenzell Alpine Trail: The Swiss Flower Route

Behind you the mighty Alpstein massif with the dominant Mount Säntis, and in front of you nothing but a vast expanse – the boundless view of the Appenzell hill country up to Lake Constance makes the Alpine Trail a real panorama tour. And in early summer the experience includes unparalleled flower scenery.

To get a bird's eye perspective on the Appenzell region there is really no need to get airborne – just follow the Alpine Trail.

Springs and waterfalls of Simme

From highlight to highlight, this hike to the origin of the River Simme is really a thrilling experience.

The imposing Iffigfall (Iffig Falls), the magnificent Simmenfälle (Simmen Falls) and the Quellen der Simme (Springs of Simme). Add to that the superb view from the Langermatte. From highlight to highlight, this hike to the origin of the River Simme is really a thrilling experience. From Langermatte, where the legendary Battle of Wyber took place, the 30 minute ascent to Oberlaubhorn is really worth the effort.

Vineyard Trail between Salgesch and Sierre

This walkway among the vineyards connects Salgesch with the Château de Villa in Siders. Each of the 80 information signs along the way features a theme. The wine museum at two locations: from Haus Zumofen in Salgesch to the Château de Villa in Siders.

This 2.5-hour tour is like a walk through an open-air museum.