37 Berner Voralpenweg
37 Berner Voralpenweg

Hiking

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Berner Voralpenweg

Stage 1, Gstaad–Zweisimmen

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Berner Voralpenweg

From Gstaad to Zweisimmen, from Saanenland into the Obersimmental. Grandiose panoramic hike on the breezy Gandlouenegrat (ridge). Luxuriant Alpine flora between Hornberg and Rinderberg, with stunning views of the Fribourg, Vaud and Bernese foothills.
From Gstaad to Zweisimmen, from Saanenland into the Obersimmental. Grandiose panoramic hike on the breezy Gandlouenegrat (ridge). Luxuriant Alpine flora between Hornberg and Rinderberg, with stunning views of the Fribourg, Vaud and Bernese foothills.
17 km
1100 m | 1200 m
6 h 10 min
medium (mountain hiking trail) | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Gstaad
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Hint
Rail/bus/boat: long section, please note cableway recommendation No. 286 Gstaad–Horneggli and No. 285 Rinderberg–Zweisimmen
Ascent Hornberg
286
Ascent Hornberg
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Gstaad–Saanenmöser
or
Saanenmöser–Gstaad
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 600m.
Timetable: Website bus operations (Saanenmöser–Hornberg) SBB Timetable
Ascent Rinderberg
285
Ascent Rinderberg
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Zweisimmen BDGAG–Rinderberg
or
Rinderberg–Zweisimmen BDGAG
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 1000m.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Zweisimmen
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Contact

Signpost management
Signposting is managed by the cantonal hiking trail organisation on behalf of the canton. Lend a hand by becoming a member in your canton.
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Berner Wanderwege
Moserstrasse 27
3000 Bern 25
info@bernerwanderwege.ch
www.bernerwanderwege.ch

Services

Accommodation

Sporthotel Victoria
Sporthotel Victoria
Gstaad
B&B SportGenussNatur
B&B SportGenussNatur
Gstaad
BnB Steimandli
BnB Steimandli
Gstaad
Ferienhaus Alpenblick
Ferienhaus Alpenblick
Gstaad
Hotel Arc-en-ciel
Hotel Arc-en-ciel
Gstaad
Posthotel Rössli
Posthotel Rössli
Gstaad
Camping Fankhauser AG
Camping Fankhauser AG
Zweisimmen
Camping Vermeille AG
Camping Vermeille AG
Zweisimmen
Forellensee
Forellensee
Zweisimmen
Obegghuus
Obegghuus
Zweisimmen
Simme-Tröimli
Simme-Tröimli
Zweisimmen
Sonnegg Hotel Garni
Sonnegg Hotel Garni
Zweisimmen
Vista Resort Hostel
Vista Resort Hostel
Zweisimmen
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Places

Gstaad
Gstaad
Zweisimmen
Zweisimmen
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Places of interest

Pumppark Saanen
Pumppark Saanen
Petting zoo and playground at Foundation Alpenruhe in Saanen, Switzerland
Petting zoo and playground at Foundation Alpenruhe in Saanen, Switzerland
Pumptrack Zweisimmen
Pumptrack Zweisimmen
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Swimming

Outdoor baths Saanen
Outdoor baths Saanen
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization