64.02 Lenzerheide - Tiefencastel, ViaSett

Medium
12.4 km
3:20 h
120 mhd
700 mhd
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Kirche St. Peter Mistail

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Die drei Apsiden in der Kirche St. Peter in Mistail

Our tips for the following stage of the Via Sett:

  • Parc Ela, the largest nature park in Switzerland, which combines the three language cultures of Romansh, German and Italian. With steep mountain peaks and vast landscapes surrounded by glaciers and mountain lakes, the park still offers a real wilderness feeling. 
  • Visit the church of St. Peter Mistail in Alvaschein. The former monastery church was built around 800 in the time of Charlemagne. Characteristic of the Carolingian church are the unstructured, flat-roofed church hall and the three apses, which are originally preserved in mistail.
Technique 3/6
Fitness 4/6
Highest Point  1474 m
Lowest Point  876 m
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Start
Lenzerheide
Destination
Tiefencastel
Coordinates
46.727205, 9.557821

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Description

In Lantsch/Lenz is the entrance gate to the Parc Ela, the largest nature park in Switzerland. Passing the Maiensäss huts of Tschividains, we go to the chapel of Son Cassian. The house «La Tor», medieval customs station, still reminds us of the importance of Lantsch/Lenz as a port station on Septimerweg. Prehistoric finds at the hill «Bot da Loz» and the church of St. Maria with the wrought-iron grave crosses are further cultural highlights, including the Carolingian church of St. Peter Mistail (Alvaschein). At the confluence of the Julia and Albula rivers, the Via Sett leads over the former customs bridge to Tiefencastel.

Stages:

64: Total tour ViaSett

64.01: Chur - Lenzerheide

64.03.: Tiefencastel - Savognin

64.04: Savognin - Bivio

64.05.: Bivio - Vicosoprano

64.06.: Vicosoprano - Chiavenna

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Geheimtipp

The Via Sett is accessible from mid-June to mid-October, depending on the weather conditions. The 93 km long long hike from Chur (CH) to Chiavenna (IT) can be hiked in 6 or 7 daily stages. The average walking time per day is 4 - 7 hours.

Book Via Sett now at:

TourEvent GmbH

+41 81 420 40 80

info@tourevent.ch

www.alpen-trails.ch

Ausrüstung

Wear good footwear with a firm hiking sole and take rainwear with you.

Directions

Public Transport

All stage locations of via Sett can be reached by public transport (RhB or Postbus Graubünden). Sometimes a reservation is required. The return journey from Chiavenna can be via Splügenpass or Maloja-St.Moritz.

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