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Location no. 8 Legend hike

Viewpoint · Arosa Lenzerheide · 2,272 m
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    Photo: Arosa Tourismus, Arosa Lenzerheide
The Urdensee
Locations of the legends in Arosa and the surrounding area

After a varied hike, a plaque with the legend awaits you at each location. The path is worthwhile and you will be rewarded with an exciting story.

 

You can find more information on our website. 

www.arosalenzerheide.swiss/en/Arosa/Summer/Hiking/Themed-Hiking-Routes#sagen

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Update: November 08, 2021

Public transport

The Rhaetian Railway runs every hour from Chur to Arosa (also in the opposite direction).

On arrival at Arosa station you are directly at the starting point of the hike.

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Getting there

From Chur along the winding Arosa road to the end of the valley in Arosa.

Parking

At the entrance to the village there are large signs indicating the various parking options. We recommend the Obersee car park. You can find more information under Arosa Parking.

Coordinates

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2'766'064E 1'182'036N
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46.768798, 9.612973
DMS
46°46'07.7"N 9°36'46.7"E
UTM
32T 546802 5179654
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