Hiking enthusiasts, laid-back leisure hikers and family holidaymakers all get their money’s worth in the hiking and adventure paradise of Grächen. Discover the best routes and outdoor experiences!
Hikes and outdoor experiences in Grächen
Perfect for hikers and adventure fans: Grächen is the starting point for many tours and experiences, making it the ideal destination for your hiking holidays. Impressive hiking routes and numerous activities for the whole family are waiting for you on an area of 250 kilometres. All fresh-air fans are guaranteed to find what they are looking for in Grächen!
Hiking Time in Grächen
Ideally, you should explore the hiking trails of the region between June and October. During this time, you’ll get the most out of your hiking holiday, as you’ll enjoy numerous hours of sunshine and reach lofty heights with the cable cars and lifts. If you prefer cooler temperatures, you can look forward to a variety of winter hikes in Grächen from December to April. When you spend your holidays in the region, you can easily keep an eye on the current weather situation via the Grächen webcam.
A ride with the fairytale gondola up to Hannigalp
When it comes to hiking in Grächen, the Hannigalpbahn cable car is the perfect means of transport. But it doesn’t just take you comfortably up to Hannigalp, the first highlight is already the ride itself. Listen to exciting stories by the Brothers Grimm in the fairytale gondola!
The Hannigalp-Saas-Fee high-altitude trail
After arriving at the mountain station with the Hannigalpbahn cable car, the adventure can begin: The challenging hike is the perfect thrill for the sure-footed, experienced mountain lovers among you. Enjoy the scent of the magnificent larch forests and marvel at the many surrounding four-thousand-metre peaks on this extensive day hike.
Tons of fun at Robi’s Forest Play Park
Not far from the town centre, in the cool shade of the forest, families can experience a special kind of adventure. At Robi’s Forest Play Park, you can choose between numerous attractions. On the high-ropes course or on the zip lines high above the forest floor or with both feet firmly on the ground at minigolf – you’re guaranteed to have fun there!
Hikes on Jungen Alp
The Jungenbahn cable car takes you to a very special location: At the Jungen Alp scenic viewpoint, you’ll have a magnificent view of Grächen, the Mattertal valley and the surrounding mountain world, including Weisshorn, Bishorn and Brunegghorn. You don’t have to look far for a hiking route just after your taste: The Jungen Alp is the perfect starting point for tours in various difficulty levels.
A visit to Lake Grächen
If you’re looking for an idyllic destination to relax and hike, the mountain lake in Grächen is just the place for you. The comfortable benches, the refreshing Kneipp facility and Zum See restaurant invite you to stay for a while. But it’s hard to resist the signposts at Lake Grächen that will guide you along the many hiking trails.
Hiking along the “magic waters”
The historic Suonen in Grächen offer numerous hiking options for the whole family. If you’re interested in a particularly exciting circular trail in Grächen: The varied, easy loop along Suone Eggeri and Suone Chilcheri has many surprises in store for you. Numerous chill-out spots and entertainment on the play islands make for an enjoyable and exciting time for all family members!
The Grächen Hiking Guide
But wait, there’s more! In our Hiking Guide, you will find numerous other options. Whether you’re a hiking enthusiast or a family on a mountain holiday – you can filter the routes according to your needs and preferences and find the perfect tour!