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.
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. Here you can find an overview of all our 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’.
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. Here you can find our suggestions for hikes.
Do you like the sound of bathing in natural rock pools while enjoying magnificent views of the mountain landscape? You can do this on the approximately five-hour trip from Bargis to Alp Mora and back to Trin. On the tiring ascent along the former Alpine road from Trin or via Bargis and Alp Lavadignas up to Alp Mora, you will cover an elevation gain of around 1,200 metres. A unique bathing experience in the glacial mills awaits you at the summit. The hike will also be one to remember thanks to the wonderful views and remarkable panoramas of Piz Beverin and Safiental.
This beautiful trail offers extraordinary views of the Flims valley and surrounding mountains. The hike begins at Naraus summit station. From here you reach the old Cassons summit station in a short ascent. From here, the trail leads down along the upper Segnesboden, past spectacular waterfalls, before reaching the lower Segnesboden. After you pass the Segneshütte mountain lodge and the reservoir, you will finally reach the Alp Nagens – Stalla tavern. Here, you can return to Laax base station via the Nagens shuttle or take on the descent by foot. Our new offer, the Nagens–Naraus combi-ticket, is perfect for this.
This easy single-day tour takes you to the peak of Piz Segnes at an altitude of 3,099 metres.Even though it does not feature any challenging sections and an above-average fitness level is not required, it is nevertheless important to bring good hiking shoes, climbing iron and a pickax. Thanks to the impressive setting in the heart of the Tectonic Arena, the tour is a wonderful experience despite its low difficulty level. We recommend that you hire a mountain guide for this tour. You can find the providers below.
Scaling the great Tschingelhorn mountain at a height of 2,849 metres above sea level and then abseiling down the Graubünden side of the Martinsloch opening is an unforgettable experience. The 1.5-day technically difficult tour is also of great interest for geological reasons. There is no better place to examine the Glarus thrust than at the Tschingelhörner. This impressive alpine tour in the company of an experienced mountain guide (IFMGA with Swiss certification) costs CHF 1,050 excluding accommodation. If you wish, we can also arrange this for you.
The Rhaetian Railway, PostBus or by foot are excellent ways to explore the Rhine gorge. The practical Ruinaulta ticket allows you to use public transport in and around the Rhine gorge for an entire day. For example, you can travel to Valendas by PostBus and train and take on the approximately 1.5-hour hike to Versam in the heart of the remarkable Rhine gorge. The trail mostly follows the bends of the Rhine, traversing small sections of forest and taking you past expansive meadows. An unforgettable experience. For the return trip from Versam, you can choose from two routes by train and PostBus via Ilanz or Trin.
This beautiful hiking trail offers extraordinary views of the Flims valley and surrounding mountains. The hike begins at Naraus summit station. From here, the panoramic trail follows along the slope of the mountain to the lower Segnesboden, a mosaic of brooks, gravel and marshland. After you pass the Segneshütte mountain lodge and the reservoir, you will finally reach the Alp Nagens – Stalla tavern. Here, you can return to Laax base station via the Nagens shuttle or take on the descent by foot. Our new offer, the Nagens – Naraus combi-ticket, is perfect for this.
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. From the lower Segnesboden, you can enjoy wonderful views of the Tschingelhörner. On the descent back to the town, you will cross seven bridges, some of them based on audacious designs, before returning to the Flims fairy-tale forest.
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.