©  (c) Ferienregion Gstaad
©  (c) Ferienregion Gstaad
©  (c) Ferienregion Gstaad

Yehudi Menuhin Philosophers Trail

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  • Difficulty
  • Duration 1:0 h
  • Distance 3,3 km
  • 8 hm
  • 42 hm

From Kapälliplatz in Gstaad, stroll in the direction of Saanen until you reach the Galerie Atelier d'Artiste. Pass the railroad underpass in the direction of Gschwend and follow the Saane. A quiet, shady path leads from there along the river to Stiftung Alpenruhe - a home for the disabled with a cafeteria, a big playground and a petting zoo. Afterwards you hike to the Chouflisbach, which leads you back to the Saane. Follow it until you reach the village of Saanen. After a recommended visit to the Museum of the landscape Saanen and the Menuhin Center Saanen, your walk ends at the nearby Mauritius Church.

  • Approach

    The holiday region Gstaad is located in the south-west of Switzerland right on the border to the French-speaking part of the country. The region 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 are the "MOB" (Montreux-Oberland Bernois) train and numerous post bus lines.

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

  • Gstaad train station
    As of the first night, free use of the public transport in the holiday region Gstaad as well as in the Lenk-Simmental region with the Gstaad Card. You can find more information about the Gstaad Card at: www.gstaad.ch/gstaadcard

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

  • Gstaad - Saanen

  • Good footwear, snacks to savor during a break - why not a Fondue-Backpack? Further Infroamtion on www.gstaad.ch/fondueland

  • A leaflet is available at the tourist offices of the region.

    Menuhin Center in Saanen.