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Fänerenspitz, 9058 Rüte, Switzerland

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About Fänerenspitz

The Fänerenspitz is the northernmost Swiss pre-Alpine summit, rising over 1500 meters. It is located in the municipality of Rüte between Eggerstand and Brülisau in the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden. The Fänerenspitz is referred to locally as d'Fänere.  The Fänerenspitz can be easily reached on foot and is ideal for snowshoe tours and even for a ski tour in high winter when the snow conditions in the mountains are too dangerous.

Attractions near Fänerenspitz

Hoher Kasten2.68km from Fänerenspitz

The Hoher Kasten is a mountain located in the Appenzell Alps with a 360 degrees unlimited panoramic view over six countries. It is located on the border between the cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden and St. Gallen. The summit is easily accessible with a cable car starting at Brülisau, south of Appenzell. A revolving restaurant, offering panoramic views, has been built on the top.  Ascents to Hoher Kasten and the neighboring summit Kamor were already described in the early 19th century.

Kamor2.76km from Fänerenspitz

The Kamor is a mountain between the St. Gallen Rhine Valley and Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Winter is the best time to visit this place and  also The Kamor is a mountain for biking and hiking. There is also a cable car which gives a panoramic view of this palce.

Höch Hirschberg3.27km from Fänerenspitz

One of the most beautiful panoramic mountains in front of the Alpstein. From here you have a wide view of the surrounding landscape and the panorama of the Alpstein massif. The Hohe Hirschberg can be easily reached on foot from Gais, the assembly point or Eggerestand. From the assembly point, a narrow road leads in the direction of Hoher Hirschberg, which can be driven almost to the mountain restaurant at 1168  m .

The Wasserauen – Ebenalp cable car is a mountain railway operated by the Wasserauen – Ebenalp AG cable car in the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in eastern Switzerland. The length of the carriageway is 1,514 meters.  The journey takes about 6 minutes. The train can carry 40 people in one cabin.  The views from the cable car is breathtaking and also it is a ncie experince through the high mountains.

Sämtisersee5.2km from Fänerenspitz

The Sämtisersee is like the Fälensee and Seealpsee a lake in the canton of Appenzell Inner Rhodes in Alpsteinmassiv at the foot of the High box in Switzerland . It lies at an altitude of about 1209  m above sea level. M. It is one of the beautiful picnic location and also hikeing is possible here. It gives you some nice time to enjoy and also a good place to remember.

Stoss Pass5.29km from Fänerenspitz

Stoss Pass is a mountain pass between the cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden and Appenzell Ausserrhoden in Switzerland. On June 17, 1405, during the Appenzell Wars, there was a battle on the pass between 400 soldiers from Appenzell and 1200 Habsburg and abbatial soldiers. The Appenzellers were victorious and thereby won their independence from the Abbey of Saint Gall. There is a monument on the site.

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The canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden is the smallest canton of Switzerland by population and the second smallest by area. The Säntis peak in the Appenzell Alps is one of the main attractions of the canton.