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Warzenbeisser Trail

Theme trail · Tschlin
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Here the whole family learns which animals and plants are found in the Lower Engadine terraced landscapes and explains how they live together.
moderate
Distance 4.2 km
1:15 h
15 m
448 m
1,518 m
1,070 m
Il giardin da l'En – The Romansh name of the Engadine is derived from «Garden of the Inn». On the last kilometres before the national border, this garden is particularly fertile, green, species-rich and intact. This is why the Senda dal Magliavirüclas, in German «Warzenbeisserweg», leads through the flower-rich meadows and pastures of the Tschlin terraced landscape and is marked with blue signs. With their wealth of breeding birds, butterflies and other animal species, the slopes around Tschlin are a jewel of biodiversity. The family-friendly Warzenbeisser Trail encourages playful observation of the surroundings and conveys interesting facts about the natural and cultural landscape in the Lower Engadine at information and experience posts. The theme trail from Tschlin to Strada takes about two hours. Both places are easily accessible by PostBus.

Author’s recommendation

The theme trail is highly recommended, especially in spring (around the end of May), when the meadows are in full bloom.
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Update: March 18, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,518 m
Lowest point
1,070 m
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Asphalt 16.39%Nature trail 17.34%Path 65.42%Road 0.83%
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0.7 km
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2.7 km
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Safety information

The tour was assessed in favourable weather conditions, it is imperative that the current weather conditions and weather forecasts are observed before starting the tour.

 

Emergency call:

144 Emergency call, first aid

1414 Mountain rescue REGA

112 International emergency call

Start

PostBus stop Tschlin, cumün (1,518 m)
Coordinates:
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2'827'528E 1'195'155N
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46.868562, 10.423608
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46°52'06.8"N 10°25'25.0"E
UTM
32T 608495 5191541
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Destination

Arrêt CarPostal de Strada i. E., Sclamischot

Turn-by-turn directions

  • Start at the bus stop in Tschlin
  • Follow the blue signs of the theme trail
  • First stretch on the road
  • Turn left onto the natural road
  • Follow the path to Strada

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

  • By Rhaetian Railway (from Chur, Landquart/Prättigau or from the Upper Engadine) hourly to Scuol-Tarasp.

  • By PostBus (from Martina, Sent, Ftan or Tarasp) hourly to the PostAtuo stop Tschlin, 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

Tschlin can be reached from the Engadin road H27 (between Strada and Ramosch)

Parking

  • Free parking at the entrance to the village of Tschlin

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'827'528E 1'195'155N
DD
46.868562, 10.423608
DMS
46°52'06.8"N 10°25'25.0"E
UTM
32T 608495 5191541
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Trainers or hiking boots, possibly poles, rain gear

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4.2 km
Duration
1:15 h
Ascent
15 m
Descent
448 m
Highest point
1,518 m
Lowest point
1,070 m
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