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Älggialp Cairn Trail

Route
Thematic Trail
Length
1.5 km
Travel time
0 ½ h
Tour details
Tour details
Älggialp Cairn Trail
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You can stroll, linger and enjoy the experience on this trail, which is approximately 1.5 km long.
The Älggialp and in particular the Cairn Trail offer you peaceful relaxation and a wealth of variety. You learn a lot about the area in which the centre of Switzerland finds itself.

The centre point is the start of the varied Cairn Trail, a tour on the Älggiboden, which aims to show the beauty of our nature alongside information. At 15 selected locations, you learn what the centre of Switzerland has to offer. Stroll along the 1.5 km trail at your leisure. There are interesting details about the alp, the flora and fauna, the geography and geology.

 

Further information

The Älggialp can only be reached on foot or by car.

The information panel at the Älggialp mountain restaurant shows the exact starting point of the theme trail.

SPECIAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS FOR SATURDAY/SUNDAY + PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

On Saturdays/Sundays and public holidays there is one-way traffic from Blatten (from midnight), i.e. on the last 5 km.

Ascents at even hours (e.g. 8:00 - 8:40, you have to be at the top by 9:00 at the latest). Descents at odd hours (e.g. 9:00 - 9:40, you have to be at Blatten by 10:00 at the latest)

A narrow, well-surfaced mountain road links Sachseln with the Aelggialp. The road can be used by minibuses (up to 16 people).

For passenger transport from Sachseln railway station, please contact: Kurt Rohrer - Garage - Hänsigrüt 5 - 6072 Sachseln. Telephone 079 709 54 65 (various minibuses)

Paul Spichtig - Stuckli Taxi - Brünigstr. 211 - 6072 Sachseln Mobile 079 291 44 44 (up to 11 persons)

Technical details

Tour type
Thematic Trail
Difficulty
Easy
Condition
1 / 6
Ascent
33 m
Descent
33 m
Best Time of Year
June, July, August, September, October
Equipment
Sturdy footwear
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