Fifth stage of the multi-day National Park Hiking Tour, variant from Val Sinestra via Fuorcla Maisas to the only duty-free area in Switzerland.
Distance 17.4 km
Transfer by PostBus from Sent to the Val Sinestra (1524 m above sea level). The hike begins at the Val Sinestra spa hotel. Until the Zuort farm, the stream La Brancla is crossed several times, crossing two suspension bridges. The flower and herb meadows begin at the Zuort farm. From Griosch, hike about 500 meters out of the valley before the path branches off towards Fuorcla Maisas. Via Alp Pradgiant you climb steadily upwards. The vegetation diminishes as you approach the highest point of this stage, the Fuorcla Maisas (2907 meters above sea level). On the pass between Muttler and Stammerspitz the view opens up into the Val Maisas. On the western flank of the Muttler, the highest mountain of Samnaun, the route is stony and steep down to the Rossboden. From here the vegetation takes over again and accompanies the hikers through the Val Maisas to Samnaun village.
AuthorEngadin Samnaun Val Müstair
Update: August 10, 2021
Safety informationThe tour has been evaluated under favorable weather conditions. Current weather conditions and weather forecasts must be taken into account before the tour starts. This hike requires elementary alpine experience, orientation skills, hiking boots are recommended.
144 Emergency call, first aid
1414 Mountain rescue REGA
112 International emergency call
Tips and hintsThe whole tour can be booked as a package including luggage transport. Discover the Swiss National Park and the National Park region in 6 day hikes with organized luggage transport, see www.samnaun.ch.
- On north: via Landquart - Klosters by car transport through the Vereina tunnel (Selfranga - Sagliains) or over the Flüela pass into the Lower Engadine on H27
- From the east: via Landeck / Austria in the direction of St. Moritz on H27
- From the south: via Reschenpass (Nauders-Martina) or Ofenpass (Val Müstair-Zernez) on H27
- Val Sinestra near Sent can be reached in 20 minutes by car from the Engadine road H27 near Scuol (50 minutes drive from Vereina south portal)
ParkingFree parking below Hotel Val Sinestra
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EquipmentGood shoes, rain and sun protection, water bottle, bandages
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