Insider tip Farneralp

Family adventure with panoramic views

Farneralp is considered a real insider-tip as close-by leisure region. It is located on the cantonal border between Goldingen SG and Wald ZH.

At an altitude of 1,145 metres above sea level, a car- and fog-free leisure region with fantastic panoramic views over Lake Zurich, the Linth region and the Alpstein massif awaits you. Farneralp is considered an attractive excursion destination year-round: hiking and biking in summer as well as snowshoeing, winter hiking and sledding in winter. 

Attractions and details

  • Children’s playground in summer
  • Sled track from Farneralp to Faltigberg, with hike from Faltigberg to Farneralp taking around 40 mins.
  • Oberholz–Farner ski lifts
  • Groomed winter hiking trails or snowshoe tour from Goldingen via Sack to Farneralp approx. 1.5 hrs.
  • Travel by PostBus to Wald ZH, Rehazentrum stop


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For groups of 10 and more, seat reservations are necessary (see Contact)

Travel dates/Validity

Route open all year
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Timetable information

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Bicycle transport

No bicycle transport fixtures available in/on the vehicle

Wheelchair accessibility

Wheelchair access to the postbus guaranteed


Discover Swiss hiking country on foot

Contact details

PostBus Ltd
St. Leonhard-Strasse 20
9000 St. Gallen

+41 58 386 73 44