Bartholomäberg in Vorarlberg

As with most hours of sunlight in the Montafon, Bartholomäberg is a paradise for those who love to soak up rays.

Bartholomäberg inspires with a culture spanning more than 4,000 years and a fascinating settlement history. The cradle of the Montafon also entices with a very valuable discovery, which is not hard to find – peace. There is a special route on many paths in Bartholomäberg. Your own path to recuperation and new, unimagined strength.

In summer, hike through lush, flowery meadows with traditional Maisäß [mountain hut] houses, with the breathtaking mountain tops of the Rätikon, Silvretta and Verwall always in sight. In winter, fasten up your snowshoes and take a new trail through the unspoilt nature. The range of snowshoe routes and winter hiking routes is unrivalled in the country. As with most hours of sunlight in the Montafon, Bartholomäberg is a paradise for those who love to soak up rays.



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Llama trekking tour

An animal winter hike leads through history

The llamas make their way through the glistening snow quietly and sedately. They seem to have forgotten everything around them at this moment. This is how the animals help the hikers to take a moment and enjoy the view. A break that is all too often forgotten in the tumult of everyday life. Llamas are known for their sensitive nature and a winter hike with them is a great way to slow things down.

On tours on Kristberg mountain with Llamero Horst, adults and kids alike will enjoy an unforgettable experience that makes time stand still. During the subsequent tour of St. Agatha’s miners’ chapel, the participants learn about the diverse history of Montafon mining.

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My mountain experiences in Bartholomäberg

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Single trail tour around the Itonskopf

"Flowy" around the Itonskopf (mountain bike)
Schragazu | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Andreas Haller

Demonstration "Old Craftsmanship"

Domestic skilled workers show their skills
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E-bike single trail tour around the Itonskopf

On the road with engine support (e-mountain bike)
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Historisches Bergwerk | © Markus Rudigier

Settlement History Path

On the tracks of the Montafon mining industry
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© Montafon Tourismus GmbH, Schruns

Panoramic hike to the bee colonies

On the way with beekeeper Harry in Bartholomaeberg
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Snowshoe hike Fritzensee

On the trail of Montafon history
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© Montafon Tourismus GmbH, Schruns

On panoramic paths with llamas

Get a bit closer to nature with lamas
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E-Bike Tour am Bartholomäberg beim Fritzensee | © Vorarlberg Tourismus, Dietmar Denger

Sunny balcony tour in Bartholomäberg

Enjoyment to the last ray of sunshine (e-mountain bike)
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Lamatrekking im Montafon | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Andreas Haller

Hanging out with llamas on panoramic routes

Historical winter hike amongst hairy company
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E-Bike Tour am Bartholomäberg beim Fritzensee | © Vorarlberg Tourismus, Dietmar Denger

Sunny balcony tour in Bartholomaeberg

Enjoyment to the last ray of sunshine (mountain bike)
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Did you know that...

a research team from the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main has been excavating in Bartholomäberg since 2000?

Ausgrabungen | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Rüdiger Krause

“During the Bronze Age, people clearly left their mark behind.”

Decode the history of the Montafon

As the oldest settlement in the valley, Bartholomäberg is a strong source of fascination. “The ‘treasures’ hidden in the ground are important historical sources that help reconstruct the life of earlier people and the Montafon natives,” says Dr Rüdiger Krause, professor at Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main. Together with his team he has been intensively examining traces since 2000.

Thanks to the excavations, we now know that mining took place 3,500 years ago, which is far longer than previously thought. Researchers were able to find evidence of mining from the Middle Bronze Age on Bartholomäberg at 1,450 metres thanks to C14 dating. It is therefore one of the oldest demonstrable mining areas in European mountains. According to Krause, the discovery “resembles a minor sensation since the experts previously considered Bronze Age mining in the mining area of the Montafon impossible.”





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We recommend the following tours in Bartholomäberg

E-Biken am Bartholomäberg, Aussicht auf Drei Türme | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Daniel Zangerl

Panorama tour Bartholomäberg - Innerberg

easy eBike tour | 17.2 km | 1.00 hrs | ↗ 536 vm | ↘ 536 vm
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Around the Itonskopf tour

medium-difficulty bike tour | 24.6 km | 3.30 hrs | ↗ 1,302 vm |
↘ 901 vm

From Bartholomäberg to the historic mine via Neyers-Legi

easy snowshoe hike | 5 km | 2.00 hrs | ↗ 325 vm |
↘ 355 vm
Kapell Valleu | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Roland Fritsch

From Bartholomäberg to the chapel in Valleu via Lutt

medium-difficulty hike | 11.4 km | 3.43 hrs | ↗ 427 vm |
↘ 428 vm
© Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Prof-Dr-Ruediger-Krause

Bergknappenweg Bartholomäberg

medium-difficulty hike | 4.7 km | 2.02 hrs | ↗ 653 vm |
↘ 1 vm
Rellseck Kapelle | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Christina Wachter

From Bartholomäberg to Rellseck via Jagdhütte

medium-difficulty snowshoe hike | 7.4 km | 2.54 hrs |
↗ 606 vm | ↘ 606 vm

Geological educational hiking trail

medium-difficulty hike | 7.7 km | 2.30 hrs | ↗ 396 vm |
↘ 402 vm
E-Biken am Bartholomäberg, E Bike Vorarlberg | © Montafon Tourismus GmbH Schruns, Daniel Zangerl

Sunny balcony tour Bartholomäberg - Kristberg

medium-difficulty eBike tour | 43.3 km | 3.00 hrs | ↗ 1,200 vm |
↘ 1,200 vm
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Do you have any questions or do you need an insider tip? We will be happy to advise you.

Tourismusbüro Schruns | © Montafon Tourismus, Niclas Bösch

Tourismusinformation Schruns

Bahnhofstr. 28, 6780 Schruns

Getting there

Barockkirche Bartholomäberg | 6781 Bartholomäberg


Impressions

Bartholomäberg over the course of the seasons.

Wetter im Montafon

Bartholomäberg
15°C
Gargellen
13°C
Gaschurn-Partenen
15°C
St. Anton im Montafon
17°C
St. Gallenkirch-Gortipohl
16°C
Schruns-Tschagguns
16°C
Silbertal
16°C
Vandans
17°C

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Open lifts

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Silvretta Montafon

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Golm

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Gargellen

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Kristberg

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Silvretta-Bielerhöhe

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Brandnertal

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