Ofenloch in Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Ofenloch, 9651 Nesslau-Krummenau, Switzerland

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About Ofenloch

The Ofenloch is a gorge and a grotto in Toggenburg not far from Schwägalp in the Swiss canton of St. Gallen. The Necker rises in this area and flows into the Thur near Lütisburg. The Ofenloch is also known as the Grand Canyon of Eastern Switzerland. The Ofenloch can be reached on a mountain hiking trail from Hemberg, from Schwägalp, or from Ennetbühl.

Attractions near Ofenloch

Schwägalp Pass3.06km from Ofenloch

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.

Säntis - Schwebebahn3.78km from Ofenloch

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.

Alpstein5.04km from Ofenloch

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

Säntis5.79km from Ofenloch

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.

Kronberg5.95km from Ofenloch

The Kronberg is a mountain of the Appenzell Alps, located west of Appenzell in the Swiss canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden. Its 1,663-metre-high (5,456 ft) summit can be accessed by cable car. The Kronberg is an easily ascendable mountain and a popular excursion destination, and can also be hiked well on signposted snowshoe tours in winter. Valley station operates since June 28, 1999

Öhrli7.05km from Ofenloch

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.

Where is Ofenloch

Discover more attractions in Appenzell Ausserrhoden, where Ofenloch 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.