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5-lake hike on the Pizol.

5-lake hike on the Pizol.

Look out over four countries: enjoy the magnificent view over Lake Constance and the Grison, Glarner and Vorarlberger Alps on the classic 5-lake hike.

The 5-lake hike is not far from the Pizol railway at Wangs, with the new, eight-person gondola lift and the chairlifts taking you to the starting point at an altitude of 2’227 metres above sea level. The trail leads you through stunning Alpine scenery, past five legendary lakes and the Pizol glacier.


Thanks to the RailAway combined offer, you will benefit from:

  • 20% reduction on the train and bus journey to Wangs, Pizolbahn and back.
  • 20% reduction on the gondola lift/chairlift journey from Wangs–Pizolhütte to the starting point of the hike and back.

Offer valid: 2 July to 23 October 2016 (weather permitting).



  • Five legendary mountain lakes, Pizol glacier.
  • Magnificent vista across four countries and the Grison and Glarner Alps.
  • Mountain inns with sun terraces at the end of the hike.
  • Fishing in the mountain lakes (fishing permits available at the valley station).
  • The Tectonic Arena Sardona, a unique mountain landscape and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • alternatively, the Garmil panorama hike can also be recommended.

Information and tips.

  • To plan your travel: Timetable
  • Transfer: from Sargans station by bus direction Vilters, Sarganserstrasse to Wangs, Pizolbahnen.
  • Operating hours for the Pizolbahnen: 8.15 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1 p.m.–5.30 p.m. (Saturday/Sunday continuous operation of gondola lift).
  • Info: tel. 081 300 48 20 (questions regarding access);
  • The hike lasts four to five hours, recommended for children over the age of seven.



Extend your visit to the region by staying overnight in a hotel.


RailAway combined offer.

Included in the reduced combined offer price: rail journey (20%) to Sargans and back, transfer (20% off bus) to Wangs, Pizolbahn, gondola lift/chairlift journey (20%) Wangs–Pizolhütte to the starting point of the hike and back. Price examples: 2nd class, in CHF.

Basel SBB68.60137.00
Zurich main station46.2092.20

Offer valid: 2 July to 23 October 2016 (weather permitting).

Further reductions:
With the Junior travelcard:
With the GA travelcard:
CHF 17.60, redeem reduced admission before travelling.
For young persons up to the age of 18 with ticket (1/1):
CHF 17.60 reduction, redeem reduced RailAway combined offer before travelling.

Additional information:

  • The public transport ticket (train/bus) is valid for 3 days. On the Ostwind regional fare network the offer is valid for 1 day.
  • The OnlineTicket is valid for 1 day. Within the Ostwind regional network, the offer is not available online.
  • The RailAway combined offer is also available without the Half-Fare travelcard and for
    1st class.

The price examples are calculated for the usual routing.
Prices include VAT. Prices and product specifications subject to modifications.
Prices effective: 1 April 2016.

Sales Information:
OR art. no. 6243
Ostwind art. no. 9108


You can obtain this RailAway combined offer:

  • Online (not available online within the Ostwind regional network).
  • From the Rail Service Helpdesk 0900 300 300 (CHF 1.19/min. from the Swiss fixed-line network).
  • At most ticket machines (with the GA travelcard/Junior travelcard: at the ticket counter and online only).
  • At railway station ticket counters (opening hours).

Please note: You can only obtain this reduced RailAway combined offer at the points of sale given above.


Offer information:
Rail Service
0900 300 300
(CHF 1.19/min. from the Swiss fixed-line network)
or at your station.

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