Via Glaralpina mit Blick ins Tal und zu den Tschingelhörner mit dem Martinsloch

Top 10 Hikes in Glarnerland

Glarus is a great place to hike. One-day hikes with children, alpine tours, multi-day mountain tours with a guide or climbing, there is a suitable route here for everyone.
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recommended route Difficulty moderate Multistage route
Distance 229.6 km
Duration 87:32 h
Ascent 18,500 m
Descent 18,500 m

Die Via Glaralpina ist ein abwechslungsreicher Weitwanderweg in den Höhen des Glarnerlandes. Sie verbindet die drei Gemeinden Glarus Nord, Glarus ...

from Via Glaralpina,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
Hiking Trail · Switzerland
Rundwanderung Braunwald - Oberblegisee
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
Distance 8.6 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 77 m
Descent 540 m

The deep blue Oberblegisee is one of the most beautiful mountain lakes in Switzerland and exudes a lot of mysticism because of its undiscovered ...

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from Fridolin Hösli,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
Distance 5.7 km
Duration 1:40 h
Ascent 135 m
Descent 343 m

A leisurely hike through the middle of the Freiberg Kärpf, with little altitude difference.

from Jasmin Schläpfer (Elm Ferienregion),   VISIT Glarnerland AG
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 6.7 km
Duration 2:24 h
Ascent 349 m
Descent 290 m

Find out about the famous aromatic herb cheese from the "Zigerschlitz".

from UNESCO Welterbe Terktonikarena Sardona,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 9.6 km
Duration 3:44 h
Ascent 693 m
Descent 811 m

Well-known and popular mountain hike over the Wildmad with the opportunity to observe wildlife.

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from Jasmin Schläpfer (Elm Ferienregion),   VISIT Glarnerland AG
Hiking Trail · Switzerland
Braunwald Panoramic Hike
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
Distance 9.1 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 382 m
Descent 383 m

An unforgettable hiking experience: A panoramic circular hike with the most beautiful view of the Glarus Alps.

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from Fridolin Hösli,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 6.4 km
Duration 2:35 h
Ascent 317 m
Descent 792 m

The expedition is a voyage of discovery in the middle of the Sardona World Heritage Site. The highlight is the Firstboden at 1,750 m above sea ...

UNESCO-Welterbe Tektonikarena Sardona
Hiking Trail · Switzerland
Klöntaler See
Difficulty
Distance 13.3 km
Duration 3:45 h
Ascent 145 m
Descent 531 m

Romantic riverside and canyon paths Klöntal is one of the most beautiful valleys in the foothills of the Alps. Its gentle grace in the midst of ...

from Ulrich Tubbesing,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
Mountain Hike · Linthal
Hike to Muttsee
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
Distance 10 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 906 m
Descent 908 m

Hike to the highest reservoir in Europe, the dam wall is the highest in Switzerland at 1050 meters. Plenty of game to observe along the way and the ...

from Gabriela Heer,   VISIT Glarnerland AG
Hiking Trail · Ostschweiz/Liechtenstein
Bärenboden - Äugsten - Bi den Seelenen
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.2 km
Duration 4:45 h
Ascent 961 m
Descent 961 m

Diese wunderschöne Rundwanderung beginnt oberhalb von Ennenda bei der Bergstation der Aeugstenbahn.

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