From the Töss Valley to Sternenberg


A hike from the Töss Valley to Sternenberg, the highest village in the canton of Zurich – through dense forest, past waterfalls and the Hagheerenloch.

Reaching Sternenberg on foot involves an ascent of 230 metres. Surrounded by 12 densely wooded valleys and ravines, the village is situated at 900 metres above sea level. From Bauma, the trail follows the Feietbach. You will pass by the Hagheerenloch, where a treasure is said to be hidden to this day. To explore, wear solid shoes and bring a flashlight!

Highest-lying stop in the ZVV transport network: Sternenberg, Gfell.

How to get there

From Rüti ZH or Winterthur, take S26 to Bauma. From Bauma take PostBus route 809 directly to Sternenberg, Kirche.


For your round-trip journey the following tickets are particularly suitable:

24h Ticket
9 o’clock pass

Detailed information on prices and ticket options is available here.


Groups of 10 people or more travel at reduced rates on the ZVV Zurich Transport Network. Prices are available here. Group journeys must be reserved 48 hours prior to departure at or tel.058 667 13 60.

Travel dates/Validity

Route open all year
Travel-date details/validity: view timetable/timetable information

Timetable information

View timetable online

Bicycle transport

You may take your bicycle on the postbus, provided there is sufficient space and you do not obstruct other passengers from getting on or off the vehicle. Transport of electric bicycles on PostBus routes is limited.

Wheelchair accessibility

Wheelchair access to the postbus guaranteed

Contact details

Sector North
8080 Zurich

+41 58 667 13 60