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Culinary Hike "5-Lakes Picnic Pizol"


Combine the famous 5-lake hike on the Pizol with a picnic prepared especially for you. You get a backpack filled with regional delicacies.

  • Picnic with regional products
  • Ride on the Pizol cable cars (gondola and chair lifts)
  • Five crystal clear mountain lakes 
  • Hike with a view of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Tectonic Arena Sardona

The 5-lake hike is one of the most beautiful hikes in Switzerland. On your way, you pass five crystal-clear mountain lakes and have a view of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Sardona. The picnic backpack filled for you is ideal for the five-hour hike, which you can conveniently pick up at the valley station of the Pizol cable cars in Wangs. You then take a gondola lift and two chairlifts up to the Pizolhütte. Now you can start the 5-lake hike. No matter where you stop along the way: The view is phenomenal everywhere. Another highlight is your provisions: the backpack is filled with regional delicacies. From organic Heidiland cheese and crusty wreaths from the bakery to salsiz from a regional butcher's shop and sweet nibbles. 

Tour details

Meeting point

Start at the valley station in Wangs, Letzistrasse, 7323 Vilters-Wangs
Paid parking available at the valley station in Wangs
Recommended start time: 08.15 from the valley station

More information


  • You can pick up the backpack with the goodies at the cash desk of the Pizol cable cars at the valley station in Wangs. 
  • The backpack, the picnic blanket, the cutting board, Tupperware, glasses and cutlery are available on loan for a deposit of CHF 50.00. Of course you can also bring your own backpack.
  • Good shoes and sporty clothing recommended
  • Own rucksack for additional drinks and clothing recommended
  • You can find the operating times of the Pizol cableways here

Contents picnic backpack for 2 persons

  • 1 pair of Salsiz (Metzgerei Kalberer, Wangs)
  • approx. 200g pasteurised organic Heidiland cheese (Milchzentrale Bad Ragaz)
  • 2 pieces of bread (Bakery Hermann, Wangs)
  • 2 apples
  • 2 blévita
  • 2 Biberli
  • 1 trail mix (250g)
  • 1 red wine 50cl
  • 2 Shorley 0.5l
  • 2 mineral water 0.5l


  • Bookable from the beginning of July to October, daily (depending on snow conditions)
  • Bookable from 1 person
  • Online and by phone: until 12.00 the day before
  • Group bookings: for further information, please contact the staff at the Tourist Office Bad Ragaz

Any questions?
Contact us at: Heidiland Tourism, Tourist Office Bad Ragaz,
T +41 81 300 40 20spavillage@heidiland.com

Cancellation policy

If cancelled or modified up to 5 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled or modified up to 2 days before date of arrival, 50% of the total price of the reservation will be charged. If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.

Payment policy

The total payment of the reservation is required at the time of booking.


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