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Funtana Fraida 963

Nordic walking · Switzerland
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  • Bei Ftan im Unterengadin.
    / Bei Ftan im Unterengadin.
    Photo: Andrea Badrutt, Chur, Engadin Samnaun Val Müstair
  • / Wegweiser Nordic Walking Tour Nr. 963
    Photo: Claudia Alini, Engadin Samnaun Val Müstair
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Beautiful loop from Ftan Grond, up to the High Alpine Institute, through the Ftan forests and back to Ftan Grond again.
Distance 7.9 km
2:00 h
250 m
250 m
1,843 m
1,601 m
Enjoy a Nordic Walking tour around Ftan. You start your tour in Ftan Grond, in the centre. From here, with the best view of the valley, you walk out to the Hotel Paradies, past a playground and on up to the High Alpine Institute. From here you dive into the Ftan forest, also called God Chauols. You make a loop here and finally reach the village of Ftan again. 
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Update: September 28, 2021
Highest point
1,843 m
Lowest point
1,601 m

Safety information

Emergency call:
  • 144 Emergency call, first aid
  • 1414 Mountain rescue REGA
  • 112 International emergency call

Start

PostBus stop Ftan, Cumün (1,635 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'814'387E 1'186'255N
DD
46.792921, 10.247177
DMS
46°47'34.5"N 10°14'49.8"E
UTM
32T 595182 5182907
w3w 
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Destination

PostBus stop Ftan, cumün

Turn-by-turn directions

  • Ftan Grond
  • Hotel Paradise
  • Playground
  • High Alpine Institute
  • Ftan forest, God Chauols
  • Loop around Ftan
  • Ftan village

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

  • By Rhaetian Railway (from Chur, Prättigau or Oberengadin) hourly to Scuol-Tarasp, direct PostBus connection to Ftan, cumün
  • By PostBus (from Tarasp or Martina) hourly to Scuol-Tarasp, direct PostBus connection to Ftan, cumün

Getting there

  • From the north: via Landquart - Klosters by car transport through the Vereina Tunnel (Selfranga - Sagliains) or via 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
  • Ftan is situated on a sunny terrace and can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Ardez or Scuol on the Engadine road H27.

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'814'387E 1'186'255N
DD
46.792921, 10.247177
DMS
46°47'34.5"N 10°14'49.8"E
UTM
32T 595182 5182907
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Sturdy shoes

Basic Equipment for Nordic Walking

  • Nordic walking poles
  • Nordic walking shoes or jogging sneakers
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Vest pack or small rucksack for longer distances
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Distance
7.9 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
250 m
Descent
250 m
Highest point
1,843 m
Lowest point
1,601 m
Public-transport-friendly

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