The Großes Walsertal, a neighbouring valley to Bregenzerwald, was declared a UNESCO biosphere park in the year 2000. In this special park that protects a variety of natural gems, the motto is ‘enjoying nature without endangering it.’ The best way to discover the area is by hiking.
Along the flower educational trail, gain insights into the variety of plants in the Faschina area. There is an extraordinary variety of plants to be observed at the Hahnenkopf, the middle station of the Stafelalpe panorama cable car. On the way to the mountain station, there are more than 150 plant types to discover, e.g. the protected Turk’s Cap Lily (Lilium martagon). Signboards along the way provide info on what’s blooming and what can be observed.
Good to know
- There is a tubing track at the middle station of the Hahnenkopf. Adults and kids from age 5 can zip down this 100-m slide.
- Mountain bikes can be transported free of charge with the Stafelalpe panorama cable car.
26 – 29 May, 4 – 6, 11 – 12 June;
Daily: 16 June – 11 September;
17 – 18, 24 – 25 Sept, 1 – 3 Oct. in the event of good hiking weather
9 am to 12 noon and 1 to 4 pm