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Biker vor dem Chapfensee

Biker vor dem Chapfensee

Hüttli beim Chapfensee

Hüttli beim Chapfensee

Versuchsstollen Hagerbach

Versuchsstollen Hagerbach

Sarganserländer Maskenmuseum

Sarganserländer Maskenmuseum

Tour description

A wonderful tour for savourers, which leads through desolate protected moors around Lake Chapfen. They are a treasure-trove for botanists and lovers of nature.
From Mels, the route leads to the beautiful hamlet Vermol and through quiet, unspoiled and varied landscapes high above Seeztal and opposite to the plateau of Palfries. The nature reserve around Lake Chapfen, which is said to be rich in fish, fascinates visitors due to its mosaic of forests, meadows and small settlements. Lake Chapfen invites to take a refreshing dip and a fireplace is ideal for barbecuing.

A small footpath through Alpine pastures and via two small creeks connects Mels Hinterberg and Flums-Kleinberg. This route is a pleasure for fans of nature trails and a challenge for every biker to test his/her own driving skills.

The descent from Sässli via Clevelau down to the creek Seez is a worthy reward for the many metres in altitude that have been overcome beforehand. The route leads back to Mels alongside the idyllic and renaturated creek Seez.


Note(s)

Rest:
Restaurant Alpenrösli, Vermol, Tel. +41 (0)81 723 17 71
Restaurant Sässliwiese, Spundeera, Tel. +41 (0)81 733 11 95


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Places along the route: Mels - Vermol - Chapfensee - Cafröa - Sässli - Kleinberg - Clevelau - Mels


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Tour history (B01030)

First published: Donnerstag, 22. März 2007

Last updated: Montag, 23. Juni 2014

Tour published by: Presented by www.heidiland.com,

Tour characteristics

Distance: 29.4 km | Time requirement: 3 h
Ascent: 909 m | Descent: 909 m
Highest point: 1204 m.a.s.l.

Difficulty S0

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See also

Heidiland Tourismus AG
Infostelle Flumserberg
Flumserbergstrasse 196
CH-8898 Flumserberg
Tel: +41 (0)81 720 18 18
Fax: +41 (0)81 720 18 19
E-Mail: flumserberg@heidiland.com
Internet: www.heidiland.com, www.flumserberg.ch

Heidiland Tourismus AG
Infostelle Unterterzen
Walenseestrasse 18
CH-8882 Unterterzen
Tel: +41 (0)81 720 17 17
Fax: +41 (0)81 720 17 18
E-Mail: unterterzen@heidiland.com
Internet: www.heidiland.com

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