©  (c) Destination Gstaad / Moritz Ablinger / Ferienregion Gstaad
©  (c) Destination Gstaad / Moritz Ablinger / Ferienregion Gstaad

Saanen after work tour

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  • Difficulty
  • Duration 1:01 h
  • Distance 6,0 km
  • 158 hm
  • 158 hm

From the Saanen train station the tour starts through the village in the direction of the church. After leaving the village, follow the old road up to the "Halten", past the hotel "Huus", in the direction of Schönried. After a short ascent you cross the main road (be careful when crossing the road).

From there, follow the hiking trail in the direction of "Unterbort" until the path leads into the asphalt road. Passing the chalets of the "Unterbort" you follow the road to the renowned restaurant "Sonnenhof". There the descent in the direction of Saanen via the hiking trail begins. After crossing the cantonal road, follow the main road back to the village of Saanen.

  • 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.

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

  • Saanen railway station

  • Various parking spaces in the village of Saanen

  • Saanen – Halten – Unterbort –Saanen

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

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

  • Various restaurants with sun terraces in the village of Saanen invite for an "Aprés-Bike" drink