Pizol & surroundings
The varied leisure region around the famous Pizol summit
The area around the Pizol summit is one of the most beautiful hiking areas in Switzerland, the famous 5-lakes hike is considered a classic. Two access roads from Wangs and Bad Ragaz - both easily accessible via the motorway and public transport - take visitors to the mountains of the Pizol. Theme trails such as the Heidi Trail and a varied mountain gastronomy enrich the summer offer here. With the children's Kneipp facilities or the water forest in summer, families in particular will find a wide range of activities here. In addition, the panoramic high-level trail offers excursions and insights into the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tectonic Arena Sardona. In winter, skiers can ski 43 km of slopes on the Pizol. The neighbouring Weisstannental is popular with hikers, in the valley you can visit Sargans Castle or the former iron mine in Gonzen.