Whether you’re looking for a relaxing walk with all the family or a challenging mountain tour, you can discover our region by foot with around 250 kilometres of hiking trails to explore. Here, you will experience a wild gorge with vast forests, crystal-clear and turquoise-coloured lakes, and a striking mountain landscape with amazing hiking tours.
Looking for a more relaxing walk, but still want to enjoy the spectacular views and magical setting? Then you’ve come to the right place in Flims. Take a walk through the Flims forest, a true fairy-tale forest, and be enchanted by the beautiful nature. If you always wanted to feel as free as a bird,
visit the ‘Il Spir’ viewing platform (Romansh term for the ‘common swift’) in Conn. From here, you can enjoy unique 180° views of the Rhine gorge, affectionately known by the locals as the ‘Swiss Grand Canyon’.
There is lots to discover in Flims, and the best way to do so is with your hiking boots on. Our marked hiking routes will take you past several natural wonders. If you’re interested in the famous Flims landslide, we recommend hiking in the residue area down in the Rhine gorge or taking on an elevated hike at the site of the landslide.
Geology lovers will enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage Site Sardona visitor pavilion at the Segneshütte mountain lodge. Those who would like to sample some delicious cuisine during their hike will love our culinary trails. These combine indulgence and nature in an unforgettable experience.
Looking to take on a mountain hike or a simple alpine tour? Or how about a cabin tour lasting several days? This is not a problem in Flims, thanks to the many peaks, some of which are situated at over 3,000 metres above sea level. A day hike to Piz Segnes at an altitude of 3,099 metres or a multi-day tour around the distinctive Tschingelhörner – whatever type of hike you’re looking for, we have something for you.
Climbing fans will adore the Pinut via ferrata, a remarkable way to experience nature. It is the oldest surviving via ferrata in Switzerland. Kids from 12 years of age can take on the hike from Fidaz to the Flimserstein via the Pinut via ferrata.
Did you know that the unique terraced landscape of Flims was caused by a natural disaster? A landslide occurred around 9,500 years ago, sending ten billion cubic metres of limestone tumbling down into the Rhine. We have this to thank for the unique Rhine gorge which we have today, with its steep, white limestone walls and winding course.
A wild gorge with a powerful river, rugged rocks and vast forest – the Ruinaulta (Romansh for ‘Rhine gorge’) is known as the Swiss Grand Canyon for good reason. You can explore the extraordinary and diverse landscape by train or go hiking past steep cliffs. Thrill seekers can set their hearts racing with a river rafting tour.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site Tectonic Arena Sardona offers a truly unique glimpse into the phenomenon of mountain formation. Some of the main highlights include the striking Tschingelhörner with the Martinsloch opening and the Segnesboden. If you would like to explore these, we recommend taking the Nagens shuttle from Laax or cable car from Flims.
Did you know that Flims is home to the oldest surviving via ferrata? The Pinut via ferrata presents a unique way for explorers to experience nature, offering extraordinary views and nerve-jangling adventure. Inexperienced climbers who are sure-footed and have a good head for heights can also scale the Flimserstein plateau with the help of steps, ladders and walkways.
A wild mountain stream, a fairy-tale forest, several bridges and a breathtaking mountain panorama in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Sardona. Trutg dil Flem leads you along the Flem stream from the Segnesboden, passing through the site of the largest landslide in European history, before returning to Flims. You will cross seven bridges, some of them based on audacious designs, before returning to the Flims fairy-tale forest.
The perfect mountain tour should start off in a Flims hiking hotel. Here, you will find everything a hiker could need. Hot breakfast refreshments for early risers, free hiking maps and sticks, packed lunches, boot cleaning rooms and drying rooms. We do everything we can to ensure that you can lace up your hiking shoes the next morning full of energy and itching to get started on another unforgettable day in the mountains.
Relaxing and unwinding – our oases of calm are the perfect place to lie back, chill out and take a moment to admire the majestic landscape around Flims, Laax and Falera. The sitting and resting areas are made of locally sourced larch wood and blend in with the surroundings, connected to the hiking trails by means of a wooden walkway. Our oases of calm are not simply a place to sit down, but are places of tranquillity, regeneration and refuelling.
Home-made food is always the best. After an action-packed hiking or biking tour, the mere thought of fresh vegetables, sausages or fish on the barbecue is sure to get your mouth watering. Or perhaps you and your friends would like to hold your barbecue on your own balcony in the midst of nature? To ensure your wishes can come true, there are over a dozen fire pits located in the area around Flims where you can showcase your barbecuing skills.