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The Ruinaulta owes its existence to the Flimser landslide 10,000 years ago, when 10,000 million cubic meters of rock thundered into the valley. The canyon-like ravine in the Vorderrhein Valley can be reached on foot, across the water, by train or by bike.

The Rhaeto-Romanic speaking inhabitants of the Vorderrhein ravine call it Ruinaulta, a word meaning high heap of rubble. And it is true that the bizarre white rock formations consist of debris produced by a prehistoric landslide, through which the Rhine has slowly and sinuously eaten its way.

What has come into being is a natural, magical place full of mysterious lakes in the Mountain Forest, rare orchids and breeding grounds for endangered species of birds. Further below, gently sloping sand banks alternate with wild rapids and make the region of the Rhine gorge an adventure for hikers, bikers, rafters, canoers, nature lovers and explorers alike.

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Time required
4 to 8 hours (full day)
Suitable for children with age
6 to 9 years, 10 to 13 years, 14+ years
Suitable for
Children, Families
Weather
Outdoor
Category
Nature, Active

Contact

Flims Laax Falera
Via Nova 62
7017 Flims Dorf
Switzerland

Phone +41 (0)81 927 77 77
Fax +41 (0)81 927 70 89
reservation@flims.com
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Flims Laax Falera
Via Nova 62
7017 Flims Dorf
Phone +41 (0)81 927 77 77
flims.com

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