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Alpentour Davos Klosters

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A high and sunny alpine tour with panoramic views of mountain ranges and the area of Davos. With great variety of alpine flora you come past the historical Hotel Schatzalp with its Alpinum.

moderate
22.9 km
10:00 h
792 m
1564 m

The starting point of the tour is the station Höhenweg. It is comfortably reached with the Parsenn funicular. The path leads towards the Büschalp, which gets its name from the original owner - Family Büsch. The meaning of the name is «tiny ragged fir».The Schatzalp is the next stop, where you can admire the Alpinum Schatzalp with over 1,300 different plants from all over the world. The one-time sanatorium has been a hotel for 50 years. The bestselling-author, Thomas Mann, was inspired here to write his novel «The Magic Mountain».The path leads you on to the Podestatenalp. This alp belonged to the «Podesta» a kind of overlord of a region. After this you move through different small alps, such as the Stafelalp, where the painter, E.L. Kirchner spent the summers of 1917/18. The way now passes rustic Walser farms, through meadows and fields until you reach Glaris.

Author’s recommendation

Von jeder Alp kann ins Tal zurückgekehrt werden
outdooractive.com User
Author
Antonella Klee
Updated: June 14, 2019

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2227 m
Lowest point
1444 m
Best time of year
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Equipment

Gutes Schuhwerk

Tips, hints and links

Destination Davos Klosters
Talstrasse 41
7270 Davos
Tel. +41 (0)81 415 21 21
Fax. +41 (0)81 415 21 00
info@davos.ch / info@klosters.ch
davos.ch/en/summer.html

Start

Talstation Persennbahn (2217 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.819684, 9.823914
UTM
32T 562848 5185456

Destination

Davos Glaris

Note

Wildlife refuge Bodenwald, Glaris: December 20 - April 30
all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Startpunkt: Parsennbahn

Ziel: Glaris Ortolfi

http://www.vbd.ch/dl.php/de/0e9ha-mo16fx/Streckenplan.pdf 

Getting there

Ab Zürich fahren Sie über die Autobahn A3/A13 (beachten Sie die grünen Schilder) in Richtung Chur bis Landquart. Ab Landquart geht es weiter auf der Kantonsstrasse 28 bis nach Davos Dorf, Promenade 148, danach links abbiegen.

Parking

Parkplatz Parsenn. Kostenpflichtig, genügend Parkplätze vorhanden.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
22.9 km
Duration
10:00 h
Ascent
792 m
Descent
1564 m
In and out Scenic With refreshment stops Botanical highlights

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