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Rhine river trail in Chur

Hiking trail · Chur
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  • Uferweg am Alpenrhein
    / Uferweg am Alpenrhein
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • Unterhalb des Camp Au am Rhein-Ufer
    / Unterhalb des Camp Au am Rhein-Ufer
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • Weg der Plessur entlang
    / Weg der Plessur entlang
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • Rückweg in die Stadt entlang dem Mühelbach
    / Rückweg in die Stadt entlang dem Mühelbach
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • Sportanlagen Obere Au
    / Sportanlagen Obere Au
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • Camp Au
    / Camp Au
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
  • / Forum Würth Chur
    Photo: Michael Christ, Chur Tourismus
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A pleasant hiking tour from Chur to the nearby Rhine river.

easy
7.6 km
1:45 h
22 m
22 m

The tour starts at the Chur train station, from where you soon follow the local stream called Plessur, which later on flows into the Rhine. Along the tree-covered riverside of the Rhine, you walk at the foot of the impressive Calanda mountain. On the way back into the city, you will meet the small stream of the Mühlebach and pass by the 1'200 m2 large sculpture park at the Forum Würth, where you can see artworks of famous artists like Jean Tinguely, Bernhard Luginbühl, Not Vital or Niki de Saint Phalle.

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Author
Michael Christ 
Updated: 01 24, 2018

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
585 m
554 m
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Tips, hints and links

This tour is available as a bookable offer incl. a fine 3-course menu, that you will enjoy along the tour in 3 different restaurants (all with terrace). The offer includes the 3-course menu and a special map with a detailed description of the hiking tour. The offer can be booked at the Regional Information Centre (Chur Tourism) at the Chur railway station.

www.churtourismus.ch

Start

Chur, train station (584 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.853525, 9.529570
UTM
32T 540370 5189023

Public transport

Public transport friendly

The tour starts directly at the train station of Chur.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
7.6 km
Duration
1:45 h
Ascent
22 m
Descent
22 m
Public transport friendly Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Cultural/historical value Insider tip Suitable for strollers

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