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02.00 Rhine Route

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The Rhine Route follows the Alpine river from mountain source to the large Rhine port at Basel. A vastly varied trip through diverse landscapes hewn by the mighty river over the ages.
moderate
145.4 km
16:27 h
1,210 m
3,748 m

The Rhine Route crosses Eastern Switzerland in a huge arc, accompanying the mighty Alpine river from its mountain source to the major Rhine port of Basel.

A true mountain pass excursion over Oberalp, the source of the Rhine, through Romansh-speaking Surselva. Impressive views into the wild Ruinaulta Gorge; Chur, the Rhaetian capital; with the Traubenkocher (warm wind) through the Bündner Herrschaft and on the Rhine dam to the wide Bodensee. Orchards, castles and cheerful tourist chatter along the shores of the green and silver shimmering «Schwabian Sea».

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Author
Cordula Seiler
Updated: January 29, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,048 m
Lowest point
446 m
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Tips, hints and links

Buchungstelle:

Eurotrek AG
Dörflistrasse 308057 Zürich
eurotrek@eurotrek.ch
http://www.eurotrek.ch/de
+41 (0)44 316 10 00
https://www.eurotrek.ch/de/aktivitaeten/veloferien/schweiz/ch-rhein-route-andermatt-rorschach-6-5 

Start

Andermatt (1,445 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.634657, 8.596433
DMS
46°38'04.8"N 8°35'47.2"E
UTM
32T 469110 5164645
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Destination

Buchs

Turn-by-turn directions

Andermatt - Oberalppass - Disentis - Trun - Ilanz - Chur - Maienfeld - Fläsch - Sargans - Buchs

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Coordinates

DD
46.634657, 8.596433
DMS
46°38'04.8"N 8°35'47.2"E
UTM
32T 469110 5164645
w3w 
///smiling.enthused.processes
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
145.4 km
Duration
16:27 h
Ascent
1,210 m
Descent
3,748 m
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