Begin of tour: Heiden Train Station
Access starting point: By train or car
Point of arrival: Rorschach Hafen (Harbor) Train Station
Hiking time: 4 h
Physical fitness: medium difficulty
Difference in elevation: 615 m
Culmination point: 1013 m
Season: May - November
Gastronomy: Heiden, Halten, Rossbüchel, Rorschach
Overnight: Heiden, Rorschach
Literature: Hiking Map Arbon 1:50'000
Heiden – Kaienspitz- Halten – Fürschwendi – Rossbüchel – Fünfländerblick – Rorschacherberg – Rorschach Hafen
The hiking tour leads past typical farmsteads to the five-country vantage point. A sign points out the five regions in neighboring countries that can be seen from here: Switzerland, Vorarlberg, Bavaria, Baden and Württemberg. But the most beautiful vista is the unique view of Lake Constance lying deep down below.
Enjoy an Appenzell specialty at the start of you hike in Heiden, or take along a sweet treat for a picnic!
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.