Theme trail

Walser Cultural Walk: Mittelberg

Characteristics

Condition
Technique
Experience
Landscape

Best time of year

January
February
March
April
May
June
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August
September
October
November
December

Tour in numbers

7.9 km
Length
2:17 h
Duration
174 m
Ascent
187 m
Descent
1156 m
Lowest point
1327 m
Highest point

Short description

On the walk through village testimonies like penitence crosses and typical houses are telling their stories. 

Description

The Kleinwalser Valley is known not only for its unique landscape. The historical background of this high-Alpine valley, full of variation, is reflected in interviews with contemporary historical witnesses which are recorded in the Walser Cultural Walking Tour. For instance, on a stroll around the village of Mittelberg you can discover the Uusrüafschdei, which was a traditional oral messaging system used up into the 20th century. Sinners and penitence crosses, chapels as protection from avalanches, Walser legends and building culture in its purest form – all this will accompany you on a journey through history.

We wish you much enjoyment on this walk – under the motto "aachoo, düürschnuufa, loosloo" – arrive, breathe deeply, let go.