Ibexes in Vorarlberg
Ibex hike in Bregenzerwald
Ibexes – the rare alpine animals were almost extinct in the wild. You can watch ibexes in Bregenzerwald in Vorarlberg on the Kanisfluh.
The Kanisfluh is one of the most remarkable mountains in Bregenzerwald. The rugged northern flank can be seen from the valley, the southern slopes are green and very sunny. This is the perfect habitat for ibexes.
With an altitude difference of 1,200m the ibexes hike to the Kanisfluh is one of the most challenging. The 6-hour tour should be started early in the morning, best even at dawn. Early morning is also the best time to see ibexes. Good and solid footwear is required for this alpine hike.
Most important reference points of this route
Mellau lower terminus – left to Kanisalpe – Wurzach – steeply uphill to Kanisfluh (2,044m above sea level) – return
Places for lovely breaks
- Alphof Roßstelle
- Restaurant Simma
- Alpe Kanis
- Alpe Wurzach
- Alpe Obere
- Edelweisshütte Hut
Culinary highlight during your hike is the crispy farmer’s duck at the Edelweisshütte Hut, which you will be able to enjoy if you order in advance, or the delicious stewed veal shank, a very savoury dish. For those with a sweet tooth the hut also serves a wonderful and traditional Kaiserschmarrn.
If you want to watch ibexes in Vorarlberg during your hike tours, send your no obligation holiday enquiry to the Post Hotel in Bezau.no-obligation enquiry