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Churburg Castle and the Sluderno (Schludernser) Waalweg Trails

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  • Der Dorfplatz von Schluderns
    Der Dorfplatz von Schluderns
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easy
Distance 6.6 km
2:24 h
290 m
290 m
1,212 m
922 m
The world-famous von Trapp family
The Sluderno (Schludernser) Waalweg Trail, which runs alongside a Waal water channel to Coira (Churburg) Castle, which belongs to the famous von Trapp family

From Sluderno (Schluderns) at 921 m, follow signs for Churburg, along a wide footpath that runs east in switchbacks through the forest, about 20 minutes up to Churburg Castle (999 m; you can visit the castle on a guided tour). From there, continue up on the wide Trail No. 20, through meadows, to Vernalhof Farm at 1,152 m; 1 hour from Sluderno (Schluderns). Follow the trail alongside the Bergwaal water channel, which begins here (No. 17; safety railings in exposed areas), through forested but steep and rocky slopes, into the ravine of Saldurbach Stream (1,200 m). Then take the short pathway that leads down to the stream, and cross the bridge; on the other side, go up to the Leitenwaal water channel and follow the Waalweg trail that runs alongside it (still No. 17); this trail also has bars and railings where it is exposed. Continue west along the slope, which ranges from steep to vertical, to Ganglegg, which is located on the valley side, adjacent to the water channel: this wooded


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