Illgau - Oberberg round trip

Winter Hiking
2.5 km
Travel time
approx. 1 h
Tour details
Tour details
Illgau - Oberberg round trip
The region around the pictureque village of Illgauis an insider tip for people who like being outdoors in winter in search of tranquility. The serene, gentle landscape makes this a good place to recharge your batteries.
Illgau is away from the hustle and bustle of the slopes. And with the aerial cableway that takes you to St. Karl, you can finally immerse yourself in the winter wonderland. This easy-going round walk is ideal for landscape lovers and anyone looking for some 'me' time. With few ups and downs, the route is undemanding.

Technical details

Tour type
Winter Hiking
Starting point
Illgau-St.Karl aerial cableway, upper terminus
Point of arrival
Illgau-St.Karl aerial cableway, upper terminus
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106 m
105 m
Best Time of Year
January, February, March, December
St. Karl upper terminus - Oberberg - obere Zimmerstalden - St. Karl upper terminus
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1 to 5 hrs.                                                                                                        CHF   3.-

5 to 9 hrs.                                                                                                        CHF   5.-

Arrival / Return journey
Leave the motorway at "Schwyz" and follow the signs for Stoos/Muotathal.
Accessible by bus and train
Public transport
German (default)With the SBB to Schwyz train station. From there take bus line 501 in the direction of Muotathal. You have to get off at the Illgau cable car stop. The cable car Illgau - Ried (stop Illgau KIRI) takes you on a direct way to the cosy mountain village.

Alternatively: The Ibergeregg bus (line 505: Schwyz - Ibergeregg - Oberiberg or Oberiberg - Ibergeregg - Schwyz) will be running daily again in winter from December 2023!