Hike Historic mountain trail from Bendern to Schellenberg in Liechtenstein: Position on map

Hike Historic mountain trail from Bendern to Schellenberg

Historic mountain trail from Bendern to...

Elevation

Min: 1450 ft
Max: 2260 ft
Uphill: 1516 ft
Downhill: 1765 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 Sep 12, 2016
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Difficulty
Easy
Distance: 9.58 miles
Duration:4 h 30 min
Loop trail
Min: 1450 ft
Max: 2260 ft
Uphill: 1516 ft
Downhill: 1765 ft

Trail characteristics

Dirt road
Forest track

Interesting facts

  • With an overall length of 9 miles the hike is among the 3 longest hikes in Liechtenstein available on TouriSpo.
  • Hiking boots are not required, but the hike might be more enjoyable with sturdy footwear (especially in wet conditions). If you get hungry along the way, there are places to rest and get food. Nevertheless it’s recommended to also have enough water and food in your backpack when hiking or biking.

Route description

The hike starts in Bendern. The mountain trail leads across the ridge of mountain Eschnerberg and is equipped with many information panels. These will tell you about archaelogical discoveries, sagas and the area's history.

 

Slightly ascending the trail guides you passed the prehistoric colonies Lutzengütle and Malanser. The trail continues further through a forest to Schellenberg. Enjoy the beautiful view on the Rhein valley and the mountains of Rätikon, Alvier and Alpstein. A farm house from the 16th century, where you are able to experience farm life from 1900 is located in the middle of Schellenberg.

 

To get back to Bendrin, walk through forest Täliwald and the town Gamprin.

Eating options available

Getting here

By car:

Coming from Switzerland take A13 and exit at Haag towards Bendern. Drive across the Rhein bridge and take second exit of the roundabout, at the second roundabout take first exit an turn into Ruggeller street.

Contact

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