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The water of the Fuschna spring comes to light in two places: firstly in a cave-like depression filled with reddish water, and secondly directly from the ground, east of the depression. The watercourse is marked by red coloured iron hydroxide mud.
In the depression it can be observed how the strong CO2 emission forms small bubbles that rise in the pond.
Since there is no catchment, the water cannot be tasted.
Be careful when staying at the spring because of falling rocks.
Most important components:
Sodium Na+: 125 mg/l
Calcium Ca2+: 765 mg/l
Magnesium Mg2+: 79 mg/l
Iron Fe2+: 8 mg/l
Hydrogen carbonate HCO3-: 2940 mg/l
Sulphate SO42-: 90 mg/l
On site at the springs the information is given in Romansh and German. The information in English can be downloaded here. Alternatively, a printed version is available from the Scuol visitor information centre.
Not accessible in snow
- Take the Rhaetian Railway (RhB), which leaves hourly from Chur, Landquart/Prättigau and Upper Engadin, and get out at Ftan, Baraigla.
- From the station about 15 minutes walk to the spring
- From the north: via Landquart – Klosters on the car transporter train through the Vereina tunnel (Selfranga – Sagliains) or via the Flüela Pass to Lower Engadin on the H27
- From the east: via Landeck / Austria towards St. Moritz on the H27
- From the south: via Reschen Pass (Nauders – Martina) or the Ofen Pass (Val Müstair – Zernez) on the H27
The spring is located directly on Engadiner Strasse H27 (20-minute drive from the Vereina tunnel’s southern entrance).
Parking is available at the spring directly at the Engadinerstrasse
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