Schweizer Tor - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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The Schweizertor is a mountain pass in the Alps. It is located between the Austrian state of Vorarlberg and the Prättigau in the canton of Graubünden. The closest hiking base is the Lindauer Hütte , from which it takes about 2.5 hours to reach the Swiss Gate. In some passages the area requires good footwear, good surefootedness and a head for heights. Rapid cold spells can also occur in summer.

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Drei Türme

Drei Türme

2.72km from Schweizer Tor

A group of mountain peaks in the Rätikon range of the Alps, located on the border between Austria and Switzerland. The highest of the three, the Grosser Turm, lies on the Austrian side of the border, in the state of Vorarlberg. It is the highest point of the Drusenfluh group. A good trekking destination and also it offers nice views also.

Lünersee

Lünersee

2.88km from Schweizer Tor

One of the most beautiful alpine lakes and a popular tourist attraction located at 1970 m at the foot of Schesaplana the highest mountain. It has a dam and it supplies water to four local power plants, Lünersee, Rodund I, Rodund II and Walgau. The lake is linked to the village of Brand by a cable car system, the Lünerseebahn.

Lünerseebahn

Lünerseebahn

3.84km from Schweizer Tor

The Lünerseebahn is a cable car and aerial tramway in Brandnertal in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg . It connects the valley station at 1568 m above sea level. A. at the end of the valley in the municipality of Brand with the mountain station at the dam of the Lünersee in the municipality of Vandans at 1983 m above sea level. A.

Sulzfluh

Sulzfluh

5.08km from Schweizer Tor

The Sulzfluh is a mountain in the Rätikon range of the Alps, located on the border between Austria and Switzerland. The closest locality is St. Antönien, on the southern side. It is well known by climbers and has a Via ferrata on the southern, Swiss face, in Graubünden. There are a total of six known caves into the limestone mountain, with lengths between 800 and 3000 or more yards, with all entrances on the Eastern side, in Switzerland.

Saulakopf

Saulakopf

5.13km from Schweizer Tor

A majestic high mountain range in the western central Alps in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg . Due to its massive size at the western end of the Rellstal, it has a large geographical dominance to the east, which is due to its over 400 meters high east wall. Due to its favorable location and easy climbing, the mountain is a popular destination for excursions. Exact details of a first ascent of the Saulakopf in the 19th century are not available.

Zimba

Zimba

5.88km from Schweizer Tor

The Zimba is a 2643 m above sea level. A. high mountain of the Vandanser Steinwand in the Rätikon , a mountain group of the western Central Alps in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg. The eastern ridge is one of the most familiar climbing routes of the whole Rätikon range, but the normal way leads along the western ridge.

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Vorarlberg

Vorarlberg

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Vorarlberg is the westernmost federal state of Austria, sharing borders with the countries of Germany, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland and the Austrian federal-state of Tyrol. Vorarlberg also enjoys a small window on Lake Constance via the city of Bregenz. It is the richest and most well-to-do province of Austria outside Vienna. For its size, it offers a lot of diverse landscapes including everything Tyrol has to offer with the exception of a large city.

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