An almost perpendicular drop of 1800 meters to the shores of the Walensee lake, yet possible hikes over lush meadows with alpine flowers: typical Chäserrugg, one of the Churfirsten seven.
Whether travelling by train or car, many spot the seven summits of the Churfirsten range on passing the Walensee lake – so why not stop for once to enjoy scenic views down to the valley from a totally different angle? Easiest access comes from behind, courtesy of large carriages and the Iltios funicular railway to the Chäserrugg.
Between rocks left and right, here on the small high plateau the Rosenboden flower trail begins. And once in Toggenburg, be sure to pay a visit to the sound and sayings paths.
Bus from Nesslau-Neu St.Johann or Buchs SG to Unterwasser (Iltiosbahn), funicular rail, from Iltios by cable car
View: Upper Toggenburg, Säntis, Walensee lake, Glärnisch
Attractions: Flower trail on the Rosenberg high plateau; in-depth views of the Walensee lake and Toggenburg sound path
Culinary aspects: Good home cooking with regional produce, St. Gallen Bratwurst sausages; breakfast buffets in summer
Overnight stays: nein
Groups: Restaurant hall for 120, Toggenburger hall 80 and sun terrace with seating for100; Infrastruktur for meetings in the Toggenburger hall
Winter: Winter sports regionToggenburg, cable cars, mountain restaurant and Chäserrugg snow bar
Special comments: Sunrise trips start at 5 a.m.