San Jon Dadaint spring
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From the mineral water trail signpost, which is located on the hiking trail towards the Lischana hut, the trail continues a bit into the forest. The main source is about 15 meters above the Lischana stream in a small area. There are other pools around it. The highlight is the brownish spring tufa a little below, which with its stair-like appearance makes the San Jon Dadaint spring something very special.
Since there is no catchment, the water cannot be tasted.
Most important components:
Calcium Ca2+: 116 mg/l
Magnesium Mg2+: 36 mg/l
Hydrogen carbonate HCO3-: 325 mg/l
Sulphate SO42-: 163 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 Scuol-Tarasp
- Take the Postbus, which leaves hourly from Martina, Sent, Ftan and Tarasp, to Scuol-Tarasp station
- Continue by Postbus with hourly service to the Postbus stop Scuol, San Jon
- 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
Scuol is located directly on Engadiner Strasse H27 (20-minute drive from the Vereina tunnel’s southern entrance).
Parking is available at the Lischana parking space.
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