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Grengiols-Firsitten-Grengiols

Hikingroute

An interesting circular trail that leads you past a number of cultural highlights. The hike takes about 4-5 hours.

Shortly after the hamlet of Bächerhäusern, the path leaves the road and leads through forests over the Unnergriesgraben and Riedgraben ditches.
After crossing both ditches, the path continues through romantic forests to Firsitten, to the place called "Unnerbode". It is, however, worth climbing to "Oberbode" and the "Hohtutter", a remarkable viewpoint in the municipality of Grengiols. From here, you can enjoy a wonderful view towards Ausserbinn, the Twingischlucht gorge and into the Binntal valley.
Afterwards, you descend to Blatt where you’ll find the Chapel of St. James (Hl. Jakobus).
Now you can continue the hike to the hamlet of Hockmatta. You can take a break at the Chapel of the Holy Family. The path leads back to the village of Grengiols along the Roman road/Tulip Orbit.

More informations

In the hamlet of Bächerhäusern the Chapel of St. Mary is well worth a visit. It contains a famous picture of the Madonna of the Alps by Raphael Ritz.

Season

All season

Route-information

Vertical heigth
800 m
Time required
4 - 6h
Level technique
Easy
Level condition
Middle

Arrival

Starting point
Grengiols (Altitude: 995 m)
Arrival by public transport
Grengiols Bahnhof Timetable SBB
Destination
Grengiols (Altitude: 995 m)
Arrival by public transport
Grengiols Bahnhof Timetable SBB

Contact

Landschaftspark Binntal
Tourismusbüro c/o Konsum Grengiols
Dorfplatz 9
3993 Grengiols
Tel. +41 027 927 11 20

Grengiols-Firsitten-Grengiols

Grengiols-Firsitten-Grengiols

Hamlet of Hockmatta

The attractively situated hamlet of Hockmatta was first mentioned in 1393 and stands on a once-busy track from Grengiols to Albrun. The few residential and utility buildings encompass an square-like interior, and there is a chapel on its west edge.

Natural landscape / HabitatSite

St James' chapel

St. James' chapel is dedicated to the patron saint of pilgrims, St. James the Elder and lies in what is called in common parlance "Uff dum Blatt" in the municipality of Grengiols on the way to the place of pilgrimage Heiligkreuz.

Cultural landscapeHistorical building

Restaurant Grängierstuba

Cosy village restaurant with about 50 seats inside and 20 seats on the village square.

Restaurant

Restaurant Edelweiss

A cosy village restaurant with 36 seats and a small dining room that can be rented.

RestaurantRoom / Holiday flat

Volg Grengiols

Die Konsumgenossenschaft Grengiols wurde am 21. August 1910 gegründet. Sie zählt heute 130 Mitglieder und beschäftigt 4 Teilzeitangestellte, welche zusammen 2 Vollzeitstellen entsprechen.

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