Ravensburger games path: King`s route
The exclusive Ravensburger Games Trail combines hiking with exciting games. Scattered across the hiking area around Grächen are eight Games Cabins and seven Activity Stations. The King’s Route takes you past five of the Games Cabins and four Activity Stations. The Games Cabins are small wooden chalets equipped with a table and board games. A backpack with all the pieces needed to play the games is available from the Tourist Office for a deposit of CHF 50. At each games location there is a small box with a stamp to stamp your Game Passport, which can likewise be obtained from the Tourist Office.
Highlights of the hike:
- Varied hike along the Games Trail that takes in Games Houses and Activity Stations.
- Wannihorn view point with terrific views of Visper Valley and the surrounding mountains.
The Kings’s Route passes from Hannigalp to the Furggen and Wannihorn and then below Stafel, Heidnisch Tossu up to the Plattja. 6 hours pure walking time. The return trail takes you via Heidnisch Tossu and Lowizig. From there it’s downhill to Grächnersee Lake and then back to the village.
This route visits the Activity Stations “memory”, “Humming Stone”, “Sliding Puzzle” and “SiSu-Mountaineer”. The Kings’s Route trail takes in the Games Cabins Leiterlispiel, Hexentanz, Fang den Hut, Gänsespiel and Eile mit Weile.
Rhone valley: Via Martigny - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus
Lötschberg car transport: Via Kandersteg - Goppenstein - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus (bls.ch/car transport)
Furka car transport: Via Andermatt - Realp - Oberwald - Brig - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus (car transport Furka)
Ticino/Simplon: Via Lugano - Centovalli - Domodossola - Brig - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus (Simplon car transport)
- good footwear
- clothing suitable for the weather: always carry a waterproof jacket
- hat or cap
- bottle for water
- binoculars (optional)
- hiking poles (optional)
- printout of this hike (click «Print» icon, to download)