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The hiking trail up in the heights that leads through the heart of Schaffhausen's Blauburgunderland. The route goes along a mountain ridge that extends to the southeast. The focus of this route is the Mediterranean-like views of the vineyards of Blauburgunderland.

Description

A long love story connects Schaffhausen’s Blauburgunderland with its wine. Poring over the old manuscripts of the expert Roman winegrowers, the monks and nuns discovered viniculture and developed the art of winegrowing in Blauburgunderland. Today, Schaffhauserland is the largest contiguous winegrowing region in German-speaking Switzerland. Pinot Noir accounts for 70 percent of the vines. This variety likes a temperate and fairly cool climate: it should neither be too rainy nor too dry – exactly like the weather in Schaffhausen.

This high-altitude trail through the homeland of Pinot Noir begins on Siblingerhöhe hill. Via the highest point called Hammel, 616 m, past the hill farms, from St. Moritz’s, the mountain church, enjoy Mediterranean-like views of the vineyards far into the distance. See the Swiss Alpine panorama and towards the northwest, the mountain ranges of the south of the Black Forest. Dedicated to St. Maurice, this church was built on a mountain spur in 1941. Its elevated position makes it into a viewing pulpit for the Klettgau Valley, so it has also become the landmark of Hallau.

On Wilchingen mountain the Wilchingen Berghus, a stately farmhouse, awaits you. From here you walk through the vineyards down to Trasadingen, the end of the trail. This rural commune in the Lower Klettgau Valley is located on the German border. The centre of the village is well preserved, with some handsome houses.

An enjoyable tour includes the careful planning of the same. Please inform yourself in advance at the local information center about the route and weather conditions. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this route may be blocked or interrupted

Technical information

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Start location
Siblingerhöhe
Destination
Trasadingen
Elevation level - Direction
Flatland, One way
Ascent
260 m
Descent
400 m
Distance
15 km
Duration
3 h 40 min
Duration back
3 h 50 min
Technical requirements
Easy
Physical requirements
Easy
Season
All year
Elevation profile
260Meter ascents
400Meter descents
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Theme
Through a vineyard, With panoramic view
Category
Hiking, Nature
Signalization
Signalisation in both directions
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Map

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Contact

Schaffhauserland Tourismus
Vordergasse 73
8200 Schaffhausen
Switzerland

Phone  +41 (0)52 632 40 20
info@schaffhauserland.ch
schaffhauserland.ch
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Schaffhauserland Tourismus
Vordergasse 73
8200 Schaffhausen

Phone  +41 (0)52 632 40 20
info@schaffhauserland.ch
schaffhauserland.ch

Quick Facts

Route number

Distance

15 km

Duration

3 h 40 min

Ascent

260 m

Travel information: Trasadingen