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Obersimmentaler Panorama Tour

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  • Difficulty
  • Duration 5:18 h
  • Distance 40,6 km
  • 1181 hm
  • 1181 hm

From the Gstaad train station the route starts on Oberbortstrasse, past the beautiful Gstaaderchalets, along the hiking trail to "Cheserystrasse" and up the right via "Berschelstrasse". The tour continues along Hornbergstrasse up to the Hornberg and the "Parwengenweg" to "Undere Zwitzeregg" up to the "Rüwlispass". The first descent starts on the hiking trail over the "Reulissentrasse" after about 2 km turn left onto the single trail which leads to St. Stephan. From there the route follows the mountain bike trail No. 1 to Zweisimmen and branches off to the left onto the bicycle trail No. 9 via the side road up to the village of Saanenmöser and further on the hiking trail to Schönried. The second descent of the tour starts in Schönried along the Grubenstrasse and leads back to Gstaad.

From there the scenic descent leads over the hiking trail to the "Zwitzereggstrasse" then "Parwengeweg" to the Hornberg and further over the steep "Gfellweg", "Stutzweg" then left down on the "Berschelstrasse". At the end of the "Berschelstrasse" the tour turns left into the "Cheserystrasse" and then over the hiking trail to the Oberbortstrasse past the beautiful Gstaaderchalets and back to Gstaad.

  • Approach

    The Destination Gstaad is located in the south-west of Switzerland right on the border to the French-speaking part of the country. The Destination is easily accessed by rail or car from the regions around Lake Thun and Lake Geneva and the Gruyere region Direct connections to the European high-speed rail network and all international airports in Switzerland guarantee a time-saving and pleasant journey. The main means of transport in the destination of Gstaad are the "MOB" (Montreux-Oberland Bernois) train and numerous post bus lines.

    More information on gstaad.ch: Travel & Public Transport.

  • Train station Gstaad

  • Various parking spaces and car parks are available in Gstaad.

  • Gstaad – Hornberg – Parwengen – Rüwlispass – St. Stephan – Zweisimmen – Gstaad

  • This tour is not signposted along the way. Use GPS.

  • Mountainbike, clothing and equipment appropriate to the weather, tool kit and first aid kit.

  • The bistrots in the village of Zweisimmen or St. Stephan invite you to take a coffee break. A pick nick on the "Rüwlispass" is worth it.