Gate to the National Park; hiking along the Inn River

Zernez

Gasthaus Alpenrose Umbrail

Gasthaus Alpenrose Umbrail

Sta. Maria Val Müstair, vom Dach des Hotel Schweizerhof

Sta. Maria Val Müstair, vom Dach des Hotel Schweizerhof

Skigebiet Minschuns

Skigebiet Minschuns

Ofenpass, Fuorn 2

Ofenpass, Fuorn 2

Fuldera d'aint, Val Müstair

Fuldera d'aint, Val Müstair

Zemez is situated in the upper part of the Lower Engadine. It is the starting point of many hiking tours leading to the National Park. But even the tours on flat terrain along the Inn River are very scenic.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Zernez Train Station
Access starting point: By train or car
Point of arrival: Lavin Train Station
Access point of arrival: Trains run on a regular schedule from Lavin Train Station back to Zernez
Hiking time: 03:30 h
Physical fitness: easy
Difficulty: easy
Difference in elevation: 80 m
Culmination point: 1473 m
Season: May - October
Gastronomy: Restaurant in Zernez: Fish and game specialties
Overnight: Accommodations in Zernez, Susch, Lavin
Literature: Hiking Map Tarasp 1:50000

Description

Pristine romantic forests alternate with green meadows, presided over by the mighty peaks of the Lower Engadine. Discover the villages of Susch und Lavin en route. Above all the village of Susch at the foot of the Flüela Pass, dotted with the typical houses of Graubünden, is a feast for the eyes.

Val Trupchun is a side valley of the Inn River, extending about 8 to 10 km southward up to the Swiss-Italian border. It has one of Europe's highest wildlife population densities. You can see stag, deer, chamois, ibexes, marmots, rabbits, foxes, golden eagles, bearded vultures as well as a fantastic flora Thanks to a fine network of hiking trails, hikers of all ages can enjoy an untouched natural landscape

The National Park's environment is considered to be one of the best protected in Europe. Open daily from June to October, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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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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