Alpstein, 9107 Hundwil, Switzerland
The Alpstein are a subgroup of the Appenzell Alps in Switzerland. Alpstein has the densest network of hiking trails in Switzerland. Nature lovers can choose from countless hiking trails - from a simple walk to a challenging mountain hike. So that the hiking trails are always well maintained
Attractions near Alpstein
Säntis is the highest mountain in the Alpstein massif of northeastern Switzerland. It is also the culminating point of the whole Appenzell Alps, between Lake Walen and Lake Constance. The panorama from the summit is spectacular. Six countries can be seen if the weather allows: Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, France, and Italy.
The Schwägalp-Säntis aerial cableway (LSS), operated by Säntis-Schwebebahn AG and, as the railway company also calls the Säntisbahn, is a mountain railway in eastern Switzerland. It leads from Schwägalp to 1,360 m above sea level. M. on the Säntis. It is one of the popular cable cars in Switzerland and so it attracts a lot of peoples here.
The Schwägalp is one of the most beautiful and most popular mountain pass in the Swiss Confederation. It is located at an altitude of 1298m. The views from here are truly impressive and It connects Nesslau-Neu St. Johann in Toggenburg in St. Gallen and Urnäsch in Appenzell Ausserrhoden.
Rotsteinpass is an alpine pass on the border between the Swiss cantons Appenzell Innerrhoden and St. Gallen in the Appenzell Alps . Between the two highest peaks of the Alpstein region , Säntis and Altmann , lies the pass crossing, which is easily accessible through mountain hiking trails. It is one of the top attractions in this area and also the views from here are truly impressing.
The Öhrli or the Öhrlikopf is 2193 m above sea level. M. high mountain in the Alpstein massif in the Swiss canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden . From the hiking trail between Schäfler and Säntis , an unmarked path with climbing passages leads to the top of this rock. Trekking and rock climbing is possible here.
The Altmann is at 2435 m above sea level. M. the second highest mountain in the Alpstein and the Appenzell Alps as a whole on the border of the cantons of Appenzell Innerrhode and St. Gallen in Switzerland. It is made of limestone. It is one of the dangerous trekking destinations and also it gives a unique experience for your trip.
Where is Alpstein
Discover more attractions in Appenzell Ausserrhoden, where Alpstein is located
Appenzell Ausserrhoden is in the northeast of Switzerland, next to the cantons of St. Gallen and Appenzell Innerrhoden. The name Appenzell means cell or estate of the abbot. This refers to the Abbey of St. Gallen, which exerted a great influence on the area.