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Mineral water trail – senda d'aua minerala Scuol: bügl e funtana

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  • Senda d’aua minerala Scuol: bügl e funtana
    / Senda d’aua minerala Scuol: bügl e funtana
    Photo: Raphael Dupertuis, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
  • / Sotsass-Quelle
    Photo: Raphael Dupertuis, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
  • / Weg zur Clozza-Quelle
    Photo: Daniel Steinacher, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
  • / Chalzina Sura-Quelle
    Photo: Dominik Täuber, Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG
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A pleasant hike through Scuol to fountains and mineral springs, with immersion in nature at the Clozza Gorge.
easy
5.2 km
1:45 h
148 m
148 m
The mineral water trail «bügl e funtana», which leads to springs with their own fountains, starts at the Scuol-Tarasp railway station, from which it heads towards the Trü sports facilities. Next, you come to the first typical Engadin houses – and just like that, you are in the old part of the village of Scuol above the Stradun. Here, you will find the village fountain Plazzetta, where you can taste your first mineral water of the tour. After tasting the water of the Vi spring, you will continue on the cobblestones to the Clozza stream. The mineral water trail then crosses the stream and goes up to and past the hospital. At a fork in the road, you take the path to Sent, and soon you come to another fork and then go right again. There, you will come across the Sotsass spring and its pretty little square. From there, the mineral water trail goes back to the hospital and then goes upwards. It leads into the Clozza Gorge and in between rocks, where the path is partly exposed. When you reach the stream below, you will find a fixture with a lid. The Clozza spring is under there. Feel free to open the lid and press the light switch. You can taste the water further down at the «Squirrel Fountain» (Bügl da Squilat). Once you have fortified yourself with the Clozza spring water, you will continue on past the retirement home to the Vi spring in the new part of the village of Scuol. This spring, whose water contains iron, is located near Quartierstrasse (the district road). The route then goes back to the train station. Just before the station, you can see the Chalzina Sura spring in its natural state.

Author’s recommendation

We recommend that you bring a bottle or cup with you so you can taste the water from the tapped springs.
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Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstair AG (ys)
Updated: January 23, 2020

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1328 m
Lowest point
1244 m
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Safety information

The tour was evaluated under favourable weather conditions. Before starting the tour, we strongly advise you to check the current weather conditions and the forecast.

 

Emergency phone numbers:

144    Emergency services, ambulance

1414  REGA mountain rescue

112    European emergency service

Equipment

Sturdy shoes, a bottle or cup, and protection against sun and rain are all recommended.

Tips, hints and links

engadin.com/en

scuol-zernez.com/en

scuol-zernez.com/en/mineralwater

Start

Scuol-Tarasp railway station (1286 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.794077, 10.287971
UTM
32T 598293 5183086

Destination

Scuol-Tarasp railway station

Turn-by-turn directions

Scuol-Tarasp railway station – Plazzetta – hospital – Sotsass spring – hospital – Clozza spring – Squirrel Fountain – retirement home – Vi spring – Chalzina Sura spring – Scuol-Tarasp railway station

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

  • Take the Rhaetian Railway (RhB), which leaves hourly from Chur, Landquart/Prättigau and Upper Engadin, and get out at Scuol-Tarasp.
  • Take the Postbus, which leaves hourly from Martina, Sent, Ftan and Tarasp.

Getting there

  • From the north: via Landquart – Klosters on the car transporter train through the Vereina tunnel (Selfranga – Sagliains) or via the Flüela Pass to Lower Engadin on the H27
  • From the east: via Landeck / Austria towards St. Moritz on the H27
  • From the south: via Reschen Pass (Nauders – Martina) or the Ofen Pass (Val Müstair – Zernez) on the H27

Scuol is located directly on Engadiner Strasse H27 (20-minute drive from the Vereina tunnel’s southern entrance).

Parking

Parking is available at the Scuol-Tarasp train station.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Mischol, K. (2011). Mineralquellen im Unterengadin. Geschichte|n und Fakten. Bozen: Ferrari-Auer Druck.

ISBN 978-3-033-02936-1


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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.2 km
Duration
1:45h
Ascent
148 m
Descent
148 m
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