The Bündner Herrschaft, land of castles

Oldiswald

The Bündner Herrschaft is famous both for its castles and, of course, for its excellent wines. With towering peaks all around, the Bündner Herrschaft is also the ideal starting place for long bike rides, where you are guaranteed wonderful views over the wide valley, shaped by the Rhine.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Haldenstein
End of tour: Haldenstein
Access starting point: Rhaetian Railway from Chur
Access point of arrival: Rhaetian Railway to Chur
Technical requirements: Easy
Physical fitness: Easy
Distance: 19 km
Total altitude meters: 580 m
Biking time: Approx. 2 hrs.
Season: April to November
Gastronomy: Haldenstein
Overnight: Chur
Various: Nice vantage points, Neuenburg and Liechtenstein ruins, Haldenstein castle
Literature: www.bike-explorer.ch

Description

This is true also as you ride up from Haldenstein to Sasserdunt and back down to the valley through the Oldiswald. The many castle ruins along the route make this a very interesting ride in all respects.

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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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