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Rhine-Route No. 2: Section 3 Chur - Buchs (SG)

Cycling · Ferienregion Heidiland
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m 700 600 500 400 40 30 20 10 km Gasthaus Krone Malans Schloss Salenegg Winzerstube "zum Ochsen" Restaurant Pinot Schloss Marschlins Feuerstelle Peterbrunnen

The Rhine route accompanies the Alpine river from its source in the mountains to the large Rhine ports of Basel. On varied paths, the journey leads through many landscapes that this powerful river has created over the course of time.
moderate
47.5 km
3:14 h
107 m
248 m
The Bündner Herrschaft, Graubunden's fertile garden and winery lies on a mound of slate detritus. Also the home of Heidi, Peter and Alpöhi (Heidi's grandfather).

Note(s)
Beware: in good weather, a strong wind blows up the Rhine Valley in the afternoon however down valley if the Föhn wind is blowing.

See also
Ostschweiz Tourismus
Fürstenlandstrasse 53
9000 St.Gallen
Tel:+41 (0)71 274 99 00
Fax: +41 (0)71 274 99 01
Email: info@ostschweiz.ch
Internet: www.ostschweiz.ch

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
630 m
Lowest point
445 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Apr
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Jun
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Aug
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Dec

Rest Stop

Gasthaus Krone Malans
Restaurant Rätia
Restaurant Pinot
Winzerstube "zum Ochsen"
Weinstube Alter Torkel
Gasthof zur Bündte
Schloss Salenegg
Stall 247

Tips, hints and links

Start

Chur, railway station (585 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.854078, 9.528082
DMS
46°51'14.7"N 9°31'41.1"E
UTM
32T 540256 5189083
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Destination

Buchs

Turn-by-turn directions

Chur - Igis Landquart - Jenins - Sargans - Buchs

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Coordinates

DD
46.854078, 9.528082
DMS
46°51'14.7"N 9°31'41.1"E
UTM
32T 540256 5189083
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
47.5 km
Duration
3:14h
Ascent
107 m
Descent
248 m
Public transport friendly Multi-stage route Refreshment stops available

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