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Amenities Heiden

last updated: December 28, 2011

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 800 m
Inhabitants - total: 4200
Country side  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 9
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 264
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 43
Group lodging - total beds: 210
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Holidays on a farm  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Beauty farm / beauty hotel  X 
Hotel with weight-loss programme  X 
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Auf einer Sonnenterrasse, hoch über dem Bodensee, eingebettet in die Hügellandschaft des Appenzeller Vorderlandes, liegt der Ferien- und Klimakurort Heiden. (810m über Meer / 400m über dem Bodensee).
Hobby-courses summer and/or winter (course language): Nordic Fitness Park Appenzellerland
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 360
Mountain railways - info phone: 071 898 33 00
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Nordic Fitness Park Appenzellerland! Infos unter www.appenzellerland.ch oder Tel. +41 (0)71 898 33 00
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 800 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1100 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 1
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 800 m
Cogwheel trains in summer - total: 1
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 732 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 350 km
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 2 km
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Beach volleyball terrain, public 1 Number
Families / children - in summer  
Children's adventure park  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Chindli-Stein (Ort der Kraft)
Cultural sights: Biedermeierdorf, Henry-Dunant Museum, Historisches- und Naturhistorisches Museum
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Gesundheitsweg, Witzweg
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Der Skilift Heiden hat neu einen Mitteleinstieg, sodass die Anlage auch geöffnet ist, wenn nur unten im Tal zuwenig Schnee liegt!
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.oberegg.ch/xml_1/internet/de/application/d2/f201.cfm
Live Cam 2 www.rosengarten-heiden.ch/index-webcam.html
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Heiden/Grub/Oberegg St.Anton
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 803 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 1110 m
Price one day pass adult 28 CHF
Price one day pass children 20 CHF
Snow sports school (phone.) 076 529 68 29
Local transport installations in winter - total: 4
Subregional transport installations - total: 4
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 1110 m
Skilifts - total: 3
Babylift - Number: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 071 898 33 01
Name mesurepoint Station Bahnhof
Point of measure ski area bottom 800 m
Point of measure ski area top 1100 m
Number of slopes: 9
Local ski slopes 9 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 0.2 km
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 0.8 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 85 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 10 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 5 % advanced
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments Langlaufloipe Bissau und Langlaufloipe Langenegg
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 071 898 33 01
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 800 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1100 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 12 km local
Skating slopes 7 km
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 1.6 km
Winter hiking trails 3 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1100 m
Snowshoe trail 6 km marked
Other information for winter  
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.apenzellerland.ch
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.