The Four Headwaters Trail

Discover Europe's water tower | 4 days

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Europe's most important rivers have their source in the heart of the Swiss Alps, the Gotthard massif, which divides Switzerland and Europe into its northern and southern parts. Discover the wild and contrasting water castle of Europe on this multi-day trekking tour. The landscape is so varied, the history of the rivers on their way so different and their importance as a lifeline for people, animals and plants so central.

  • The Four Head Water Trail connects the source of the Rhine, the Reuss, the Ticino and the Rhone through the four cantons of Graubünden, Uri, Ticino and Valais
  • The Gotthard massif forms the highest triple continental divide in Europe
  • Discover the culture, tradition and history that have settled along the streams ever since
  • Enjoy a thrilling e-bike ride from the Furka Pass to Andermatt at the end of the tour

Hiking and mountain trails, continuous trail, moderately steep to steep, short sections with more exposure are possible (T1-T3). Surefootedness required.


For outdoor enthusiasts who like to be on the go all day! Bring experience from day trips and prepare well with regular fitness training. Hiking times up to 6 hrs, up to approx. 1000 m altitude difference.


6-12 guests per hiking guide

Meeting place

9.20 AM Andermatt Hotel Sonne (train arrival 9.06 am Andermatt train station)


approx. 15.30 PM Andermatt train station


(depending on the date, an alternative choice of hotel with comparable services may occur).


The offer takes into account the current Covid-19 regulations of the FOPH. Please note the protection concept.

The e-bike route on the last day is easy to ride. The ride takes about 1 h and leads over low-traffic paved as well as gravel roads. Alternatively, the ride can be done by post bus or bike shuttle bus.

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