Sumvitg: Hiking the Senda Sursilvana

Brigels/Breil, Waltensburg, Andiast

Centro Gioventù e Sport Olivone

Centro Gioventù e Sport Olivone

Disentis

Disentis

Disentis - Lai Alv

Disentis - Lai Alv

Eglise

Eglise

Gendusas

Gendusas

Disentis dir. nord

Disentis dir. nord

Dachberg

Dachberg

Splügen Skigebiet - Talabfahrt

Splügen Skigebiet - Talabfahrt

Splügen Tanatzhöhe Skigebiet

Splügen Tanatzhöhe Skigebiet

Pian San Giacomo

Pian San Giacomo

San Bernardino

San Bernardino

San Bernardino 2

San Bernardino 2

Rambött Blenio

Rambött Blenio

Campo Blenio

Campo Blenio

Val Colla Lugano Ticino

Val Colla Lugano Ticino

Lugano San Salvatore

Lugano San Salvatore

The mountain tour starts in Sumvitg and follows the left flank of the valley up to Brigels. High above the valley basin of the Surselva, the Senda Sursilvana meanders alongside the mountain flanks. En route we come across steep mountain streams that later flow into the Vorderrhein. The hiking tour leads through picturesque villages in Graubünden.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Sumvitg
Access starting point: By train or car
Point of arrival: Brigels
Access point of arrival: From the terminals to the individual starting points of the next stage by postal bus and/or by train
Hiking time: 5:15 h
Physical fitness: challenging
Difficulty: medium difficulty
Difference in elevation: 250 m
Culmination point: 1287 m
Season: May - October
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Gastronomy: Villages along the route
Overnight: List of all accommodations: www.brigels.ch

Description

Sumvitg – S.Benedetg – Cartatscha – Schlans – Dardin – Brigels

The hiking trail "Senda Sursilvana" from Oberalp Pass to Chur , approximately 100 km long, offers a plethora of cultural highlights. The trail has several stages. High above the Vorderrhein, on the sunny terraces of the Surselva, a trail leads you through small mountain and farming villages, past romantic hamlets, historic buildings and imposing vistas. The Senda Sursilvana attracts inexperienced hikers as well as mountaineers.

Sights: Benedictine Monastery with museum in Disentis, Cuort Ligia Grigia (Museum) in Trun, castle ruins in Waltensburg, St. Remigius church und Megalith Park in Falera, Cauma Lake near Flims, Cathedral with treasure trove, episcopal court and winery in Chur.

Other attraction: The small church designed by the star architect Peter Zumthor has made the hamlet of Sogn Benedetg a pilgrimage site for architecture buffs from around the world.

Tour Overview

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The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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