Raftsmen's Trail

Aare & Rhein

Laufenburg AG - Schweiz: Sicht auf den Himmel Richtung Westen

Laufenburg AG - Schweiz: Sicht auf den Himmel Richtung Westen

Skilift Föhrlimatt - Wegenstetten

Skilift Föhrlimatt - Wegenstetten

Flugplatz Fricktal-Schupfart (Richtung NO)

Flugplatz Fricktal-Schupfart (Richtung NO)

Flugplatz Fricktal-Schupfart (Richtung NW)

Flugplatz Fricktal-Schupfart (Richtung NW)

Olten, Bern, La Dôle

Olten, Bern, La Dôle

Gösgen, Schönenwerd, Mönch

Gösgen, Schönenwerd, Mönch

Aarau, Pilatus, Titlis

Aarau, Pilatus, Titlis

Staffelegg, Lägern

Staffelegg, Lägern

Fricktal, Schwarzwald, Feldberg

Fricktal, Schwarzwald, Feldberg

Gipf-Oberfrick - Switzerland, Aargau

Gipf-Oberfrick - Switzerland, Aargau

Aare river valley in Villnachern, Aargau, Switzerland

Aare river valley in Villnachern, Aargau, Switzerland

View on Aare river valley and swiss mountains (Villnachern)

View on Aare river valley and swiss mountains (Villnachern)

Elfingen Switzerland

Elfingen Switzerland

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Until the end of the 19th century, rafting played an important role in the lives of communities living along the Rhine and the Aare. An interesting themed walk from Laufenburg to Stilli (20 km, 5 hrs, can be walked in sections) follows this historic route. The raftsmen would sometimes walk this distance twice a day to collect another raft to be taken down the Aare/Rhein.

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