E-bike Rhine Gorge circuit

73.6 km
5:45 h
1053 mhd
1088 mhd
Einzigartige Naturkulisse: Die Rheinschlucht
Aussichtspunkt Zault zwischen Bonaduz und Versam

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The circuit tour of the Rhine Gorge is an extended but rewarding day trip with numerous viewpoints along the Rhine Gorge, the beautiful Cresta Lake and the confluence of the Rhine.
Technique 2/6
Fitness 4/6
Highest Point  1143 m
Lowest Point  564 m
Best Season
Start Station Chur
Destination Station Chur
Coordinates 46.853213, 9.530014



The circular tour around the Rhine Gorge from Chur includes numerous highlights and is extremely varied. At the beginning of the route, you cross the Rhine twice at Reichenau, where the Vorderrhein and Hinterrhein rivers meet. After Bonaduz, the spectacular road follows above the Rhine Gorge via Versam, Valendas, Castrisch to Ilanz. The Zault and Spitg viewing platforms reveal magnificent views of the natural wonder of the Rhine Gorge. On the way back, after the climb to Laax, there is a beautiful section through the Flimserwald forest and to the Conn lookout tower, from where a sensational panorama of the Rhine Gorge opens up from high above. The next highlight is Lake Cresta, before the return trip via Trin, Tamins and Felsberg back to the Alpine City of Chur.


From Chur on Graubünden Route 6 to Domat/Ems. Along the edge of the golf course towards Reichenau train station. There follow the Rhine Route 2 via Bonaduz along the Rhine Gorge to Ilanz. In Ilanz follow the Bikeroute 260 (Rhine Gorge Tour) to the village of Sagogn. From there on the mountain road via Vitg Dado upwards to the junction with the main road to Laax. Follow this to the roundabout at the reservoir. From there, follow the bike route Graubünden 90 in the direction of Trin. Turn off in front of Conn and drive to the conn viewpoint and restaurant. Then back on the bike route Graubünden 90 and via Crestasee to Trin Mulin. There over the road to Trin village and cross it. Before entering the main road to Tamins, cross under it and shortly afterwards continue on the bike route Graubünden 90 to the village of Tamins. In the village centre, change to Rhine Route 2 and follow it back to Chur.


Public Transport

Chur train station is easily accessible by SBB (Swiss Federal Railways), Rhaetian Railways, Postbus or Chur Bus.

Anreise Information

Motorway exit Chur Nord or Chur Süd and then drive to the city centre.


At Chur railway station two multi-storey car parks are available (Otto & Alex / SBB Park & Rail).

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