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Binn - Hockmatta - Niederernen

Hikingroute

We start off in the mineral village of Binn. The trial takes us to the hamlet of Zen Binnen, through the wild Twingi gorge, over the Roman bridge to the now uninhabited hamlet Hockmatta and after a small ascent into the Zauberwald and to Niederernen.

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Season

All season

Route-information

Length
9.00 km
Amount untarred route
8.50 km
Vertical heigth
300 m
Altitude difference ascent
250 m
Altitude difference descent
550 m
Time required
2 - 4h
Level technique
Middle
Level condition
Middle

Arrival

Starting point
Binn (Altitude: 1400 m)
Arrival by public transport
Binn, Dorf Timetable SBB
Destination
Niederernen (Altitude: 1100 m)
Arrival by public transport
Ernen, Niederernen Timetable SBB

Signalization

Hiking trail Binn-Ze Binne-Twingi-Steinmatte-Hockmatta-Wasen-Niederernen

Infrastructure

  • Playground
  • Picnicplace
  • Fireplace
  • Toilet

Possibilities for catering

Binn, Niederernen

Contact

Landschaftspark Binntal
Postfach 20
3996 Binn
Tel. +41 27 971 50 50

www.landschaftspark-binntal.ch

Binn - Hockmatta - Niederernen

Binn - Hockmatta - Niederernen

Hotel Ofenhorn

The hotel was built 125 years ago for English visitors - Winston Churchill also stayed in the Binn Valley in 1897.

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Regional museum in Binn

The exhibition is devoted to the thing that has made this valley famous far beyond Switzerland: minerals.

Museum / Exhibition

Twing gorge

This deep gorge used to be a difficult passage in the trade route over the Albrun pass to Italy. Today the old track with small natural rock tunnels and rare flowers offers a spectacular landscape experience.

Natural monumentHistorical placePoint of view

Magical forest of Wasen

In the Zauberwald auf dem Wasen (lit: magic forest on the wet meadow) there is a great adventure trail with around 20 stations for children aged 3 to 10 to play There is also a grill place, several barbecue areas and a fountain.

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