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Hike of Nature and Alpine Farming

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  • The Alpine Garden Maran
    / The Alpine Garden Maran
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus, Arosa Lenzerheide
  • / Maran Dairy
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus, Arosa Lenzerheide
  • / Sennerei Maran
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus, Arosa Lenzerheide
  • / Oberer Prätschsee
    Photo: Arosa Tourismus, Arosa Lenzerheide
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Round hike on almost 2000 m asl.
easy
Distance 4.5 km
1:18 h
140 m
140 m
2,005 m
1,865 m
On this round hike, you will experience the nature and its cultivation by traditional alp farming. Discover another side of Arosa.

Author’s recommendation

You will meet happily grazing cows, let your views run over the peaceful valley of Schanfigg and relax at the calm Lakes Prätschsee.
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Author
Arosa Tourismus
Update: November 29, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,005 m
Lowest point
1,865 m
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Rest Stop

Arosa, Langlauf/Golf
Golf Course Arosa
Restaurant "isblaatere"
Tennis court of the Golf- & Sporthotel Hof Maran
Cheese Making Factory Maran
Prätschalp

Safety information

Be aware of sudden weather changes.

Start

Alpine Dairy Maran (1,864 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'771'178E 1'184'828N
DD
46.792606, 9.680938
DMS
46°47'33.4"N 9°40'51.4"E
UTM
32T 551968 5182342
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Destination

Alpine Dairy Maran

Turn-by-turn directions

Start the round hike of 80 min at the Alpine Dairy Maran

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

The Rhaetian Railway will bring you from Chur to Arosa. Drive in the local bus direction Prätschli and get off at the bus stopp Maran.

Getting there

Follow the Schanfiggerstrasse to Arosa and turn right upon reaching the gas station at the entrance of the village.

Parking

At the parking garage Ochsenbühl.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'771'178E 1'184'828N
DD
46.792606, 9.680938
DMS
46°47'33.4"N 9°40'51.4"E
UTM
32T 551968 5182342
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

No special equipment needed.

Basic Equipment for Nature Trails

  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Umbrella
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.5 km
Duration
1:18 h
Ascent
140 m
Descent
140 m
Highest point
2,005 m
Lowest point
1,865 m
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