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Moorland course Riedboden/Brambrüesch

Swamp · Malix · 1,596 m
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  • Moorpfad Riedboden, Brambrüesch
    Moorpfad Riedboden, Brambrüesch
    Photo: Yvonne Bollhalder, Chur - Die Alpenstadt
Idyllically situated moorland trail on Chur's local mountain Brambrüesch with wooden footbridge and folding panels for further information.
In the course of extensive renaturation, a remarkable biotope has developed in the Riedboden area on Brambrüesch. Where a swamp already used to be home to many amphibians, animals and plants, a moorland now offers many species a new home and nature regains more habitat. It has now been made accessible with an attractive moor course with educational information boards. Chur's local mountain has thus become a new, natural attraction from a tourist point of view, as the area now looks more like a park landscape.

WWF research bag

The course also serves to impart knowledge in the form of guided tours and training, including a WWF research bag, that can be rented for CHF 10 at the AIS sports school.

Opening hours AIS sports school
TUE - FRI 12 pm -  4 pm
SAT & SUN 10 am - 4 pm

Online reservation WWF research bag
A prior online reservation of the WWF reserach bag is recommended. 

Opening hours

Price:

  • Use of the Moorland Course: free of charge
  • Hire WWF research bag: CHF 10 (available at AIS sports school Brambrüesch)
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Update: June 24, 2022

Public transport

Take the train to Chur station. From there, the city bus (line 1) takes 3 minutes to the valley station of the Chur cableways (stop Stadthalle/Brambrüeschbahn). 

Getting there

  • Motorway exit Chur Süd

  • Drive into town (Kasernenstrasse)

  • The valley station and parking lot are located in front of the city centre on the right-hand side.

Parking

Guests of the Chur cableways park for free at the Stadthalle car park near the valley station. For this purpose, the control plate number must be indicated at the cash desk!

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'758'481E 1'187'971N
DD
46.824011, 9.515791
DMS
46°49'26.4"N 9°30'56.8"E
UTM
32T 539341 5185736
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