Binn Sports & Outdoors
Numerous hikes are available in this area of varying lengths, short hikes along the river to Imfeld and further on and longer pass hikes over routes to Italy. We just enjoyed a short river hike to Imfeld which took about an hour or so. Route markers and path numbers can be seen either side of the bridge - cross the bridge and you'll also find a map of the area - bit big for your pocket though!
Equipment: Always wear boots with good ankle support and pack a hiking map
Favorite thing: An easy trail goes from Binn to Imfeld or Vice Versa - about an hour each way. We were feeling very lazy this day and took the alpine bus up the road a few minutes to Imfeld and then walked back to Binn. A detour has to be made around a camp-site on the left hand side of the Biina River (just follow the wanderweg signs. The path is very scenic, following the river (note the little river rock cairns) for a while, crossing over and then following a higher path back to Binn. Pics here and more in a travelogue.
Favorite thing: A few minutes walk from Binn up a hill is a smaller hamlet with a little chapel, possibly the old part of the village - well worth a stroll up here for the fine views of the valley and mountain views beyond. Here other hiking trails start - including a shortish hike to Heligkreuz (an alpine bus reaches this place in summer only if you want to travel here one way)
Favorite thing: Just a short distance gently uphill from Binn (a few minutes by bus) is the village of Imfeld (also called Fäld) - another popular starting place for hikes and as far as the alpine bus goes - so its on foot from here or private taxi! Cafes seemed busier here than down in Binn - perhaps due to the nearby camp-site which seemed very popular. Lovely old barn/chalets can be seen in the alpine meadows near to the start of the river walk.