Outdoor portal of the holiday region Heidiland 

The holiday region Heidiland is a paradise for outdoor fans. The area stretches from Lake Walen to the Sarganserland and the Bündner Herrschaft. The varied mountain and lake landscape in eastern Switzerland offers a variety of tours for hikers, bikers and e-bikers. In winter, the two large ski resorts Flumserberg and Pizol offer numerous opportunities for winter and snowshoe hikers, cross-country skiers and sledders.
Due to the epidemiological situation, there may currently be restrictions on leisure activities on site. Please contact the winter sports areas Pizol and Flumserberg directly for information about the possibilities on site.

Our winter hiking tips

The Heidiland region can be explored on wonderful winter hikes, e.g. high above Lake Walen or the Rhein valley with magnificent views.

Our top 3 snowshoe-hikes

Walk over the fresh powder snow on silent soles - we show you our top 3 snowshoe hikes in Heidiland. 

Cross country skiing at Heidiland

Whether classic or skating. In Heidiland, perfectly groomed trails await cross-country skiing fans of both camps. In the quiet Tamina Valley and on the Flumserberg, you can strap on your cross-country skis and do your laps. 
Cross-Country Skiing · Ferienregion Heidiland
Slope Tannenboden-Fursch
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 8.7 km
Duration 3:56 h
Ascent 452 m
Descent 58 m

On this trail you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the Sarganserland.

from Robin Bless,   Heidiland Tourismus AG
Cross-Country Skiing · Ferienregion Heidiland
St. Margrethenberg cross-country slope
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.3 km
Duration 2:56 h
Ascent 156 m
Descent 150 m

Cross-country skiers who are not looking for the big hustle and bustle will find just the right thing in the Tamina Valley.

from Heidiland Tourismus AG,   Heidiland Tourismus AG
Cross-Country Skiing · Ferienregion Heidiland
Slope Madils
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 3.8 km
Duration 0:51 h
Ascent 48 m
Descent 48 m

Beautifully nestled in the valley of Madils with a magnificent view of the Churfirsten chain.

from Robin Bless,   Heidiland Tourismus AG
Cross-Country Skiing · Ferienregion Heidiland
Cross-country ski slope Vättis-Kunkels
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 8.5 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 106 m
Descent 127 m

The village of Vättis, the southernmost village in Canton St. Gallen, lies at the far end of the Tamina valley. Winter hustle and bustle is not to ...

from Heidiland Tourismus AG,   Heidiland Tourismus AG

Sledging

In Heidiland, you can race down the toboggan run with views of the Rhine Valley and Lake Walen. Click here for the tips.