Hiking

Guided nature hikes

You want to do more on your hike than just walk and enjoy nature? On our guided hikes in the Swiss destination Flims Laax Falera you can even learn something about the flora and fauna. From May to October you have the opportunity to join one of our themed walks accompanied by a geo-guide, a mushroom inspector, a herb expert, a gamekeeper or an orchid expert. On every Saturday there is one guided walk. Curious to know more? Find out about the different guided hikes we offer.

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Last update: 2 June 2020

Adapted planning

The guided hikes are takeing place as initially planned. To ensure the necessary protection, the safety concept of the Swiss Mountain Guide Association will be applied. We kindly ask participants to adhere to these regulations.

Overview of the guided hikes in the region

On the way with experts from Natur. Take the opportunity to learn more about the flora and fauna between Segnesboden and the Rhine Gorge. The varied programme from May to the end of October offers exciting excursions led by experts.

All nature tours are always on Saturdays. Please note that the tours are held in German only.

May - July

Discover medicinal plants and wild herbs

Many medicinal plants and edible herbs grow along the way. The medicinal plant therapist Marina Rutishauser shows different herbs and their areas of application and their effects on a round tour in Falera.

Available dates:

  • 2 May 2020
  • 11 July 2020

Flims landslide

An enormous natural event 9,500 years ago shaped the landscape around Flims. Find out more about the largest rockslide in the Alps on the easy hike through the Flims Forest. The excursion with a GeoGuide Sardona leads past Lake Cauma, the impressive Rhine Gorge and on to Lake Cresta.

Available dates:

  • 23 May 2020
  • 5 September 2020
  • 19 September 2020

Orchid hike

Bug orchid, forest bird, lady's slipper and carpus. These are all orchids that are native to the region. Get to know the delicate and rare orchids on this easy hike.

Available dates:

  • 30 May 2020 in Sagogn
  • 6 June 2020 in Flims
  • 13 June 2020 in Flims

NEW: Birds in the hedgerow landscape

The birds are particularly active early in the morning. On a short hike through the hedgerow landscape of Falera you will discover, with a little luck, the wren, robin and blackbird. On the way, wildlife ecologist and ranger Murièle Jonglez will tell you about the characteristics of the species, their song and their habitat.

Available dates:

  • 16 May 2020

Experience the UNESCO World Heritage Sardona

In the heart of the Rhine Gorge you will experience the diverse landscape in stunning beauty. Christian Malär talks about his work as a ranger and explains the interconnections of the different habitats.

Available dates:

  • 20 June 2020

Experience the UNESCO World Heritage Sardona

GeoGuides Sardona reveal the secret of the magic line, the folds and the Martinsloch during the hike. They explain the mountain formation in an exciting and vivid way. The hike leads around the lower Segnesboden with its alluvial plain and moorland of national importance.

Available dates:

  • 27 June 2020
  • 1 August 2020
  • 22 August 2020
  • 10 October 2020

NEW: Four mysterious lakes

On your mountain bike, you ride on easy paths through beautiful forest of Flims and over the landslide terrain. Between Flims and Trin are hidden mountain lakes that fill and drain as if by magic. The GeoGuide Sardona will reveal the secret and tell you about the gigantic Flims landslide, the karst system and the Rhine gorge.

Available dates:

  • 4 July 2020
  • 12 September 2020

NEW: Trutg dil Flem – unique canyon landscape

Hike from Naraus to Flims along the wild mountain stream Flem. The boldly constructed bridges and the diversity of the natural element water impress on this award-winning hiking trail. On the way, the GeoGuide Sardona shows the gorges, whirlpools, forms of erosion and places them in their scenic context. Here and there views of the UNESCO World Heritage Site open up.

Available dates:

  • 18 July 2020
  • 17 October 2020
  • 24 October 2020

On the way with the mushroom connoisseur

Toxic doppelganger or edible mushroom. On your way in nature, the mushroom inspector will give you tips and tricks on how to correctly determine, collect and prepare mushrooms.

Available dates:

  • 25 July 2020
  • 29 August 2020
  • 26 September 2020

NEW: Alpine flora at Segnesboden

The colourful flowers in the Alps are smiling at all hikers. With biologist Hans Conrad you can take a closer look at them. See the relationships among these flowers, learn about how they grow on different rocks and in harsh climates and how they migrated after the last ice age.

Available dates:

  • 8 August 2020

Foray into the forest

Equipped with binoculars, we go on a game drive with the gamekeeper Gieri Derungs. With a bit of luck, red deer, chamois and marmots can be observed in their habitat. The excursion in October leads into the remote Val da Siat to watch the deer during the noisy pair hunt. Binoculars are provided.

Available data:

  • 15 August 2020 in Laax
  • 3 October 2020 at Val da Siat

Registration

Registration is required by Friday, 3 p.m. at the latest at the Guest Information office Flims Laax Falera

 

Email info@flimslaaxfalera.ch

Tel. +41 81 920 92 00

 

Please note that the tours are held in German only.

Price

  • CHF 25.00 for adults and youths
  • CHF 5.00 for adults and youths who are holders of a guestcard for Flims Laax Falera, Trin und Sagogn as well as for locals
  • Free for kids up to 12 years
  • Transportation is not included in the price

Ausrüstung

  • Wanderschuhe mit Profilsohle
  • dem Wetter angepasste Kleidung
  • Getränke und Zwischenverpflegung

Feldstecher sind in der Gästeinformation in Flims erhältlich (Preis pro Tag CHF 10.00)

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