This is a real insider tip: the hike starting in Langwies promises impressive views of the valley and the tranquillity of nature.
Distance 12.4 km
Highest point2,140 m
Lowest point1,316 m
From the starting point at Langwies railway station, the walk starts through the village and then uphill to the Skihaus Casanna. Then it continues over lush green plateaus to Blackter Fürggli, the highest point of the hike. This is followed by a crossing that has been used for centuries and connects the Alps and higher-lying settlements. On the high trail you reach Fondei via alpine meadows. Follow the path down via Pirigen and the Fondei high valley until you reach the starting point in Langwies again.
Build an extension to the "Steinmännli" (stone man) on the Blackter Fürggli.
Take the train from Chur to Arosa and get off in Langwies. The Rhaetian Railway leaves Chur to Arosa and back at hourly intervals. On the train it is "stop on demand", so make sure you press the button before you would like to get off.
Once you arrive in Chur, follow the sign posts Arosa. Langwies is located on the main road between Chur and Arosa and cannot be missed.
Parking spots in Langwies are well signposted.
32T 553929 5185366
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
Sturdy shoes, clothing suitable for the weather and something to drink are recommended.