Rhine Gorge experiences and activities
«Switzerland's Grand Canyon» is an impressive natural setting that can be explored by train, on foot, by bicycle and mountain bike or on the Rhine.
Rail journey through the natural monument
The Rhaetian Railway travels through the middle of the Rhine Gorge and offers spectacular views - comfortably from the railway car. The world-famous «Glacier Express» panorama train also crosses the gorge on its route between Chur and Zermatt.
Rhine Gorge Bus
The Rhine Gorge bus connects the two valley sides of the Rhine Gorge and now the spectacular route between Versam and Reichenau. Reserve the sought-after seats in the convertible or minibus and let yourself be driven right across the Rhine Gorge.
Numerous hiking trails and good accessibility make the Rhine Gorge a top hiking destination. The spectacular landscape, several viewing platforms and barbecue areas provide unique hiking experiences. Suggested tours:
- Tip 1: Rhine Gorge experience: Versam - Valendas
- Tip 2: Rhine Gorge Railway Hike: Reichenau - Trin Station
- Tip 3: Rhine Gorge Suspension Bridge - Wackenau Ruin (656.4)
- Tip 4: Rhine Gorge Hike: Bot Tschavier (656.7), circular tour from Bonaduz
- Tip 5: Rhine Gorge Hike: Turnerweg (659.10), circular tour from Bonaduz
Cycling & Mountain biking
Also for cyclists and mountain bikers there are several paths and trails ready to be discovered. Bicycle route:
The Rhine Gorge is part of the well-known trail marathon "Transruinaulta". The imposing Ruinaulta with enjoyable trails characterise the running experience of this trail marathon. In addition to the original route, there are also many other trails to choose from for trail running fun in and around the Rhine Gorge.
River rafting and water sports
Gliding through the Rhine Gorge on the Vorderrhein is a fascinating experience. Rapids alternate with calmer sections of the river. However, the landscape in the Rhine Gorge is breathtaking throughout. The section runs between Ilanz and Versam to Reichenau and is one of the most beautiful stretches in Switzerland. Various providers offer tours with rafting boats, canoes and canadians, pack rafts, funyaks and hydrospeeding. Provider: