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One of the best hikes in East Switzerland

I would strongly recommend the hike to anyone. It is hands down one of the best hikes you can find... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Stefano D
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Saltrio, Italy
One of the best in Switzerland!

The route for the walk is the following: Sargans - (429 or 430 bus) - Wangs - Cableway to... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Shimnik
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Delft, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

I would strongly recommend the hike to anyone. It is hands down one of the best hikes you can find in East Switzerland and, especially by walking all of the trail, you get to experience really beautiful sights and places.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

The route for the walk is the following: Sargans - (429 or 430 bus) - Wangs - Cableway to Pizolhütte (44 CHF return) - Wangsersee - Pizolhütte - Wildseeluggen - Schottensee - Schwarzsee - Baseggla - Baschalvasee - Gaffia. From the mountains around Pizol you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

It was a lovely hike on a sunny day. went with 3 kids age 5,6 and 8 and is totally doable, if kids are used to hike longer distances. we also had a swim in one of these lakes - cold but a great experience.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank pamelka9
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We went on the panoramaweg hiking. Honestly I am very disappointed by what this mountain resort has to offer. After arriving in Bad Ragaz by train, you only find the bus connection once an hour to the pizolbahn Talstatiton. The WC in the station even...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank victoriaxyz
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My friend and I (both females, had some experiences in hiking snowy mounts in Canada) went there on 9 Oct 2016, took the cable car and 2 chairlifts up to Pizol Mountain Hut, started our hike at around 11:20am. We followed reviews of others, went...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank CherieWYT
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I would say that this hike is for more experienced hikers - it took us almost 6 hours to complete, and in half of the route, we had to climb very steep roads. Beware that the ski-lifts close at 16.00 so you have to hurry...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

This was my first big hike in Switzerland, and it's a stunner. We were a group of about 30 people, and it took us around 3.5 hours to do it. But, we choose a sunny Sunday in August, and actually getting to the starting point...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank UncleMikeAgain
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We drove to Pizolstrasse where there was plenty of parking right by the Pizolbahnen. We expected to pay for parking but all the meters were covered, not sure whether this is the norm for the summer. It was fairly busy, we queued for 20 mins...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lulu1722014
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This 4-5 hour long hike is perfectly suited for experienced and non-experienced hikers alike. If you are in Switzerland for a short time and want to experience the mountains properly, this is your go-to place. Do not forget to bring a Camera (and a jacket)....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank cbraker
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Our third trip to Switzerland....this is a real gem of a hike. Three gondola rides from Wangs to Pizolhutte. Two of the gondolas are open ski lift chairs. We had an absolutely gorgeous sun filled short-sleeve day all the way, but make sure if rain...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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The chairlift runs this year from 1/2 july to october. We have been up there one week ago. You dont have to use the chairlift. You can drive up to the "Berghotel Alpina" and walk from there. Make sure you have proper gear... More
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