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Degersheim to Waldstatt with Views Galore

Degersheim - Fuchsacker - Hochwacht - Sitz - Säntisblick - Waldstatt

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Degersheim to Waldstatt with Views Galore

Degersheim - Fuchsacker - Hochwacht - Sitz - Säntisblick - Waldstatt

Published on 11.06.2017 by GabrielleMerk | Tour Date: 03.06.2017 | Favourite Entries (2)

There is only praise for this magnificent tour: gentle rises and dips all along the way, passing through sun-dappled forests, peaceful meadows, typical Appenzell farmsteads, and almost always accompanied by the far-reaching vistas of the Alps, from Mount Säntis in the Alptein Massif, to the Central Alps and further. From many spots along the way you even get views of the rolling hills of the Toggenburg to the East as well as glimpses of Lake Constance to the North.

As is often the case because Switzerland's Cantons are so small, the trail takes you along and across the borders of St.Gallen and Appenzell at several places along the way.

You have the choice of several restaurants along the way (see links) but the lovely Gasthaus Sitz at the highest point of the tour has undisputably the best views and very reasonable prices, and both great inside and outside seating arrangements.

This tour is recommended for people who don't like steep and lengthy uphill or downhill sections on their trails, who don't want to travel into the Alps but want to get the most of the wonderful Alpine landscape.

 

 

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Published on 11.06.2017 by GabrielleMerk | Tour Date: 03.06.2017 | Favourite Entries (2)

Route Details 

Region
Eastern Switzerland and Liechtenstein
Time Required
3 hours 30 minutes
Distance
12 km
Ascent
476 m
Descent
461 m
Max. Altitude
1081 m
Min. Altitude
800 m
Season Start / Season End
May - November
Level of Difficulty (Hiking)
Panorama
Experience
Points of Interest
- Wonderful landscape everywhere. - Well-priced meal at the Sitz Restaurant, with superb view.
Starting Point
Degersheim
Starting Point with Public Transport
Destination
Waldstatt
Return with Public Transport
Places to Eat
Fuchsacker, Landscheidi, Sitz

Details about this tour 

  • Link to map with elevation profile
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  • Google Map with Route-Track
  • Route Description
  • Printing the tour

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Eine wunderschöne Wanderung, wirklich zu empfehlen. Immer leicht hoch und runter, nicht...

Rating: 6/6

Hiked on 03.06.2017 by GabrielleMerk

Eine wunderschöne Wanderung, wirklich zu empfehlen. Immer leicht hoch und runter, nicht anstrengend. Wir haben sogar im Bruederwald einen Fasan gesehen, was in dieser Gegend ungewöhnlich ist.

 

 

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