Mineral water trail – senda d'aua minerala Scuol: tras il god

Medium
10.6 km
3:30 h
411 mhd
411 mhd
Quelltuff San Jon Dadaint
Quelltuff Runà

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San Jon Dadaint-Quelle
A special staircase in the forest, a huge tufa formed by a spring and a natural sports drink – all in one tour.
Technique 2/6
Fitness 3/6
Highest Point  1545 m
Lowest Point  1164 m
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Start The ‘Scuol, posta’ Postbus stop
Destination The ‘Scuol, posta’ Postbus stop
Coordinates 46.795348, 10.294787

Description

The mineral water trail «tras il god» goes through the forest up to San Jon. This circular route starts at Scuol visitor information centre. It goes to the Gurlaina Bridge and then up to an altitude of about 250 metres to the San Jon Stables. After a short break, it’s onwards and upwards a few more metres in altitude to the fountain of Funtana Cotschna, where you can quench your thirst with mildly mineralised water. If you look over the stream behind this towards the rock face, you will see the mineral spring’s waterfall. After that, you will backtrack a little and then turn right to go through some sparse forest. There, you will find the San Jon Dadaint spring, which is made up of several small pools and has formed a tufa in the shape of a staircase. Going past this spring will take you to the lowest point of the trail – to the Lischana spring. This magnesium-rich spring is very popular with athletes and it flows at the touch of a button. The path leads up the river Inn to the PostBus stop Scuol, Serras, at which point you take the road to the right. After about 400 metres, you can see the huge tufa formed by the Runà spring across the meadow on the left, near a farm. The path leads back to the bus stop, and from there it goes through the old part of the village, Scuol Sot. At the Plaz and Bügl Grond fountains, you can taste the mineral waters of Sotsass and Chalzina/Tulai. The route then ends back where it began.

 

The mineral water trail «tras il god» is well suited to mountain biking (an easier ascent is available on the road to San Jon). The exception to this is the section before the San Jon Dadaint spring. At this point, we ask that visitors leave their bikes and proceed to the spring on foot, then continue the tour on the lower path. Thank you for your consideration.

Geheimtipp

We recommend that you bring a bottle or cup with you so you can taste the water from the tapped springs.

Sicherheitshinweis

The tour was evaluated under favourable weather conditions. Before starting the tour, we strongly advise you to check the current weather conditions and the forecast.

 

Emergency phone numbers:

144    Emergency services, ambulance

1414  REGA mountain rescue

112    European emergency service

Directions

The ‘Scuol, posta’ Postbus stop/Scuol visitor information center – Gurlaina – San Jon – Funtana Cotschna – San Jon Dadaint spring – Lischana spring – Runà – Plaz – Bügl Grond – the ‘Scuol, posta’ Postbus stop/Scuol visitor information

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