Switzerland Switzerland
Austria Austria

Worth knowing

The Walserweg runs for a length of 301 kilometers through Switzerland and Austria.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 15 days to walk the Walserweg.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight in managed huts and in guesthouses/hotels along the way.

Wild camping is not allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Walserweg

301 km
Elevation gain
16.850 m
Elevation loss
17.400 m
Highest Point
Fallerfurgga / 2.837 m
Lowest Point
Sils im Domleschg / 668 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
301 km
16.850 m
17.400 m
2.837 m
Sils im Domleschg
668 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Walserweg
  • in managed huts
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
Solitude on the Walserweg
You come to villages several times a day and often meet people

The best time to hike the Walserweg is:


Arrival to the Walserweg

You will arrive via Zürich Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 4 hours.

Departure from the Walserweg

Departure is via Innsbruck Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Zu Fuß / Zug. Takes about 2 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Walserweg

What else you should know about the Walserweg

Here we have summarized some important information for you

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