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Walser Cultural Walk: Hirschegg

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  • Schul- und Mesnerhaus
    / Schul- und Mesnerhaus
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  • Kriegerdenkmal an der Walserstraße
    / Kriegerdenkmal an der Walserstraße
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  • Katholische Pfarrkirche St. Anna in Hirschegg
    / Katholische Pfarrkirche St. Anna in Hirschegg
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  • Kapelle Maria Hilf an der Leidtobelbrücke
    / Kapelle Maria Hilf an der Leidtobelbrücke
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  • Leidtobelbrücke
    / Leidtobelbrücke
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  • Schützenhaus an der Leidtobelbrücke
    / Schützenhaus an der Leidtobelbrücke
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  • Schwefelquelle
    / Schwefelquelle
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  • / Altes Walserhaus Hirschegg
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  • / Altes Gemeindehaus von der Oberseitestraße gesehen
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  • / Evangelische Kreuzkirche
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  • / Schpiicher
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    Photo: Blair Stevenson, Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
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    Photo: Blair Stevenson, Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
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    Photo: Blair Stevenson, Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen
750 900 1050 1200 1350 m km 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 Pfarrkirche St. Anna Leidtobel-Kapelle Maria-Hilf Leidtobelbrücke Schützenhaus Schwefelquelle Walserhaus Kessler Altes Gemeindehaus Kreuzkirche

On a village tour old houses, stables and other testimonies tell their centuries old history.
easy
3.4 km
1:03 h
99 m
99 m
Not only a unique landscape characterizes the Kleinwalsertal. The eventful history of this alpine valley shows witnesses who are recorded in the Walser Kulturweg. At the various stations you will find boards with the inscription "Walser Kulturweg". The stations can be found in the map as POIs, including detailed information to read.

Author’s recommendation

For detailed information about the culture of Walser the booklet "Originales & Original" is available in the tourist office (German only).
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Updated: April 17, 2019

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1144 m
Lowest point
1045 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Emergency Numbers 
140 Alpine Emergencies Austria wide 
144 Alpine Emergencies Vorarlberg 
112 Euro-Emergencies (works with every mobile network)   

www.vorarlberg.travel/sicherheitstipps 

Equipment

Sturdy shoes and hiking poles for steep sections recommended. When necessary, rainproof clothing and head covering.

Tips, hints and links

Hiking trails, huts and attractions can also be found in the nature adventure map, which can be purchased at the tourist office in Hirschegg.

Start

Hirschegg (1118 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.342629, 10.168407
UTM
32T 588258 5243902

Destination

Hirschegg

Turn-by-turn directions

1 Pfarrkirche St. Anna 
2 Schul- und Mesnerhaus 
3 Leidtobel-Kapelle Maria Hilf 
4 Leidtobelbrücke 
5 Schützenhaus 
6 Schwefelquelle 
7 Walserhaus Kessler 
8 Altes Gemeindehaus 
9 Schpiicher 
10 Kreuzkirche 
11 Kriegerdenkmal

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Leave the car where it is!

The Walserbus is a convenient way to reach your starting point. Line 1 takes you to the village Hirschegg. For this tour you need to get off at the bus stop "Walserhaus".

>>> Timetable Walserbus

Getting there

Most routes from Germany lead to Ulm before carrying on along the A7. Take the Allgäu junction over a section of the A980 to the Waltenhofen junction, then take the 4- lane B19 via Sonthofen and Oberstdorf to Kleinwalsertal. From Austria (Vorarlberg) and Switzerland you reach the Kleinwalsertal via the Bregenzerwald (Hittisau) – Riedbergpass – Fischen – Oberstdorf. From Tyrol the fastest route is over the A7 to Kempten carrying on along the B19 direction Oberstdorf. A motorway vignette is not required to reach the valley.

Parking

A parking area (fee required) is located close to the starting point.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.4 km
Duration
1:03 h
Ascent
99 m
Descent
99 m
Public transport friendly Loop Cultural/historical value

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