Hike From Gaflei to Fürstensteig in Liechtenstein: Position on map

Hike From Gaflei to Fürstensteig

From Gaflei to Fürstensteig

Elevation

Min: 4764 ft
Max: 6312 ft
Uphill: 1798 ft
Downhill: 1627 ft
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The principality of Liechtenstein is considered to be an exotic country compared to its bordering neighbours. Yes, Liechtenstein is way smaller than Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Being inhabited by approximately 37,000 people, Liechtenstein might surely not be the largest country, but has certainly 160 km² of beautiful mountainous land to offer.

 

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last update on Oct 30, 2019
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Difficulty
Moderate
Distance: 3.78 miles
Duration:2 h 45 min
Loop trail
Min: 4764 ft
Max: 6312 ft
Uphill: 1798 ft
Downhill: 1627 ft

Trail characteristics

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Interesting facts

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  • You're traveling a distance of 4 miles on this moderate trail. The hike is therefore not too long. Average length of all hikes in Liechtenstein is 10 miles.
  • You're facing an uphill climb of 548 vertical meters on this hike. The hike takes you to an elevation of 6312 ft.
  • You shouldn’t forget to bring your hiking boots. There are some sections on the trail where sturdy footwear is required.

Route description

Starting point of the hike is alp Gaflei on 1400m. The path across the alpine meadow leads slightly ascending to the alp region of Liechtenstein and futher to Fürstensteig. The cliff path is one of the most famous paths on mountain Rätikon. Steel wire ropes and balustrades secure the exposed parts. At saddle Gafleisattel you will have a view on Drei-Schwestern. Via „Chemi“, chimney, you will get to alp Bärgälla-Sattel. Enjoy the great view on the alps of Liechtenstein. Afterwards, the path takes you back to Gaflei.

Sturdy shoes necessary

Video

Wanderung Fürstensteig - Drei Schwestern | 04:43

Equipment

Appropriate footwear is recommended. Make sure you are confident and free from giddiness at Fürstensteig.

Getting here

By car

From Switzerland:

take A13, exit Sevelen towards Vaduz, turn onto Zollstraße, drive towards Triesenberg/Gaflei

 

From Austria:

take A14, exit Feldkirch towards Nendeln and Vaduz

Alternatively take bus 21 in Vaduz and change busses in Triesenberg Post to bus 22.

Contact

Liechtenstein Marketing
Äulestrasse
9490
Vaduz
Phone+423 239 63 63
Fax+423 239 63 01
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