Through the winter woods to the source of inspiration

Davos

Sertig

Sertig

Davos - Sky Views 4

Davos - Sky Views 4

Rinerhorn, blick auf Jakobshorn

Rinerhorn, blick auf Jakobshorn

Bergrestaurant JSCHALP Jakobshorn Davos

Bergrestaurant JSCHALP Jakobshorn Davos

Davoser Bergwelt

Davoser Bergwelt

Sommer-Schlittelbahn, Blick zur Strelaalp

Sommer-Schlittelbahn, Blick zur Strelaalp

Schatzalp Panorama-Restaurant

Schatzalp Panorama-Restaurant

Davos - Bolgen

Davos - Bolgen

Davos - Schatzalp-Bahn

Davos - Schatzalp-Bahn

Davos - Golfplatz / Dischma

Davos - Golfplatz / Dischma

Davos - Strelaberg

Davos - Strelaberg

Monstein 2

Monstein 2

Davos Platz - Jakobshorn

Davos Platz - Jakobshorn

Davos - Jakobshorn

Davos - Jakobshorn

Davos - Schatzalp Panorama Hotel

Davos - Schatzalp Panorama Hotel

Davos - Sky Views 3

Davos - Sky Views 3

Davos - Strelapass

Davos - Strelapass

Chalet Hotel Larix Davos, Jakobshorn

Chalet Hotel Larix Davos, Jakobshorn

Davos 180° Panorama mit Jakobshorn

Davos 180° Panorama mit Jakobshorn

Davos - Kirchlispitzen / Sulzfluh

Davos - Kirchlispitzen / Sulzfluh

Davos Platz - Schweizerische Alpine Mittelschule Davos

Davos Platz - Schweizerische Alpine Mittelschule Davos

Davos Wiesen

Davos Wiesen

Davos Dorf - Weissfluhjoch

Davos Dorf - Weissfluhjoch

Parsenn Weissfluhjoch, Klosters

Parsenn Weissfluhjoch, Klosters

Parsenn

Parsenn

Davos - Eisstadion

Davos - Eisstadion

Davos - Parsenn

Davos - Parsenn

Davos - Langlaufzentrum

Davos - Langlaufzentrum

Davos - Jakobshorn 2

Davos - Jakobshorn 2

Davos - St.Johann / Rinerhorn

Davos - St.Johann / Rinerhorn

Schatzalp / Schiahorn

Schatzalp / Schiahorn

Davos, Strelaalp

Davos, Strelaalp

Weissfluhjoch

Weissfluhjoch

Bergrestaurant Châlet Güggel Jakobshorn Davos

Bergrestaurant Châlet Güggel Jakobshorn Davos

View over Davos and the Swiss Mountains - Parsenn and Parsenn Cablecar

View over Davos and the Swiss Mountains - Parsenn and Parsenn Cablecar

Winter hike in the footsteps of the famous painter Ernst Ludwig Kirchner through the snowy winter forest to Stafelalp.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Davos / Frauenkirch
End of tour: Davos / Frauenkirch
Access starting point: Train to Davos Frauenkirch
Access point of arrival: Train to Landquart or Chur
Technical requirements: easy
Physical fitness: medium
Hiking time: 3 h
Length: 8 km
Gastronomy: Berghaus Stafelalp

Description

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s most impressive paintings include the ones he painted in Davos. These are noted for their veritable ecstasy of colour. The great expressionist’s life and work are inextricably linked to the landscape of the Landwasser Valley. Kirchner received significant inspiration while on the Stafelalp. Here the sunny mountain terrace affords a wonderful panoramic view of the Davos mountains. This beautiful winter trail meanders up from the valley through the forest. The hike starts at the Davos Frauenkirch railway station. Each summer, an international sculptors’ symposium is held on the Stafelalp. The sculptures created at this time then line the path to the Alp thus enabling passers-by to engage with contemporary art forms in an exciting way. This winter hike has the rustic Berghaus Stafelalp inn as its destination. Return to the valley along your ascent route. At the end, a visit to the nearby Kirchner Museum in Davos Platz comes highly recommended.

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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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