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viaCapricorn - 2nd stage

Hiking trail
Time required: 5 hours 30 minutesLength: 17.00 km


All season


Business is partner of the park
Gästeinformation Viamala
Bodaplatz 4
7435 Splügen
Tel. +41 (0)81 650 90 30

Naturpark Beverin - The viaCapricorn leads across the area of the Safien-Rheinwald ibex colony. On the 2nd you walk through Safiental, which is characterised by the Walser culture. You will find barns burned brown by the sun, solitary located hamlets and tranquility.



17.00 km
Altitude difference ascent
500 m
Altitude difference descent
600 m
Time required
5 hours 30 minutes
Level technique
Level condition
Height profile view map



The route is signposted throughout as viaCapricorn 693

Possibilities for catering

Beverin mountain inn, Glas pass
Rathaus Inn, Safien Platz
S' Cafi, Safien Platz
Hotel Camana, Camanaboda
Turahus, Thalkirch Turahus

Price information

The Via Capricorn can be booked as a package deal.
3-day tour
– 4 nights in a double room with breakfast
– 3 hotel lunch packs
– Welcoming drink and information in the Center da Capricorns
– Walking documents
Bookable from July 1 — 15 October


On the way a visit to the Spensa, a self-service shop with domestic products in Safien Platz, is worthwhile. In Camana there is a local history museum, which is open every 2ndSunday in summer. At the Turahus there is the Turra exhibition barn, which provides information about the Safier barns (characterised by the Walser culture).


Starting point
Glaspass (Altitude: 1846 m)
Arrival by public transport
Glaspass Timetable SBB
Thalkirch Turahus (Altitude: 1694 m)
Arrival by public transport
Thalkirch, Turahus Timetable SBB

Suitable for

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children >12 years
  • 50+

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Naturpark Beverin

Safien local history museum

The Safien local history museum is more of a cottage than a house. It offers a good insight into the life and work of the ancestors.

Museum / Exhibition
Naturpark Beverin

Beverin mountain inn

Our mountain inn lies in the Beverin Nature Park above Thusis, in the holiday corner of Switzerland. Valleys to the north and south of the Alps. Rivers that flow in all directions.

Naturpark Beverin


The spensa - a Safier word for a pantry from the times before refrigerators - is always well-filled and opened every day for self-service!

Naturpark Beverin

Safier barns - exhibition

The Safier barns are a landmark of the cultural landscape, and are contemporary witnesses of traditional agriculture and the product of several old handicrafts.

Museum / Exhibition