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Around the Ruggeller Riet

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  • Lilienblüte im Ruggeller Riet (Ende Mai/Anfang Juni)
    / Lilienblüte im Ruggeller Riet (Ende Mai/Anfang Juni)
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  • / Spazieren im Ruggeller Riet
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  • / Sonnenaufgang im Ruggeller Riet
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  • / Ruggeller Riet
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  • / Ruggeller Riet im Herbst
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  • / Lilienblüte im Ruggeller Riet
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  • / Spatzieren im Ruggeller Riet
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  • / Sonnenaufgang im Ruggeller Riet
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  • / Ruggeller Riet im Winter
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  • / Ruggeller Riet im Winter
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  • / Ruggeller Riet im Winter
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  • / Hütte im Ruggeller Riet
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m 440 435 430 425 10 8 6 4 2 km
The Ruggeller Riet forms – together with the Bangser Riet in neighbouring Vorarlberg – a magnificent wetland landscape.
easy
Distance 10.9 km
3:00 h
20 m
20 m
441 m
429 m
In May the area is covered in a carpet of shimmering blue as the Siberian iris comes into bloom. Rare birds nest in the reeds and woods. With a little bit of luck you may also see a beaver or kingfisher.

 

The circular walk at the foot of Eschnerberg mountain leads through Limseneck (stone pit), Halameder, Hohla Kär (rock caves) and the sunken baths to the customs house. Heading west, walkers reach wet meadows and peat bogs, before passing Evimäder, Weienau and Bangserfeld on the way to the inland canal, which leads to the end of the circular walk through the nature reserve. 

 

Please be especially considerate towards the animals during the breeding season and stay on the marked trails at all times. Don’t forget binoculars for bird watching. 

 

Author’s recommendation

For families: There are barbeque areas at Weienau, along the Rhine or on its sand banks. Why not cool off after the walk with a swim in the backwaters of the Rhine? 
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Martin Knöpfel 
Update: March 02, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
441 m
Lowest point
429 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Rest stops

Frederick im Kokon II
Hotel Kommod - Restaurant
Hotel kommod
Landgasthof Roessle
Restaurant TANG
Restaurant tenn
Mündle Bäckerei Konditorei

Start

Ruggell (432 m)
Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'758'223E 1'234'387N
DD
47.241438, 9.528611
DMS
47°14'29.2"N 9°31'43.0"E
UTM
32T 540006 5232130
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Destination

Ruggell

Turn-by-turn directions

Ruggell - Halameder - Zollamt - Under Riet - Bangserfeld - Rhein- and then back to Ruggell

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Next bus stop: Ruggel Kirche

Parking

Parking Spaces at the chur available

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'758'223E 1'234'387N
DD
47.241438, 9.528611
DMS
47°14'29.2"N 9°31'43.0"E
UTM
32T 540006 5232130
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking map 1:25'000: Fürstentum Liechtenstein

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
10.9 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
20 m
Descent
20 m
Highest point
441 m
Lowest point
429 m
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