Commentary by David Loosli
There is every chance the overall standings could be shaken up on the final stage. While the 4th stage is not particularly long, at around100 kilometres, it is seldom flat. 45 kilometres in, the climb over the Hemberg will cause a stir in the peloton. Only the strongest will be able to keep to the front. After the field has crossed the finish line for the first time, two tough final laps await. This is where the ultimate battle for the yellow jersey of the Tour de Suisse Women will take place. The stage is set for an exhilarating finale.
With the vision to innovatively revitalise vacant spaces, the small town in Toggenburg has found a revitalised self-confidence. For these efforts, Lichtensteig was awarded the Wakkerpreis 2023.
Attracting visitors with numerous hiking and theme trails, hospitable accommodation, cosy inns, beautiful vantage points and many other exciting offers.
The double village of Ebnat-Kappel lies in Toggenburg and is the gateway to Obertoggenburg, the tourist region between the seven distinctive Churfirsten peaks and the Säntis.
The seven Churfirsten peaks impress with a steep rock face towards Lake Walen and a relatively flat mountain ridge towards Toggenburg.