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ViaAlbrun 1st day

Hikingroute

Walk from Ernen to Binnegga (viewpoint) and then to Ausserbinn. Then the trail continues through the Twingi Gorge to Binn

More informations

On request we will be happy to put you in touch with local walking guides.

Season

All season

Route-information

Length
9.00 km
Vertical heigth
204 m
Altitude difference ascent
500 m
Altitude difference descent
250 m
Time required
2 - 4h
Level technique
Easy
Level condition
Easy

Arrival

Starting point
Ernen (Altitude: 1196 m)
Arrival by public transport
Ernen, Dorfplatz Timetable SBB
Destination
Binn (Altitude: 1400 m)
Arrival by public transport
Binn, Dorf Timetable SBB

Infrastructure

  • Playground
  • Picnicplace
  • Fireplace
  • Toilet

Possibilities for catering

Ernen, Ausserbinn, Binn

Contact

Landschaftspark Binntal
TourismusbĂĽro Ernen
Hengert 17
3995 Ernen
Tel. +41 27 971 50 55

ViaAlbrun 1st day

ViaAlbrun 1st day

Ernen village square

The showpiece of Ernen is the village square (Dorfplatz), around which numerous historic buildings are grouped, e.g. the St. Georg tavern (1535), the "Tellenhaus" (1576) with the oldest Tell frescos in Switzerland or the "Zendenrathaus" (dated 1750).

SiteHistorical buildingHistorical place

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

Regional museum in Binn

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

Museum / Exhibition

Albrun Binn

To perfect the simple and to reduce the extravagant to the essence is the philosophy of the young host Mario Inderschmitten. He is a member of the Swiss National Culinary Team and specialises in dessert creations.

RestaurantGuest house

Hotel Ofenhorn

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

RestaurantHotelCafe