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Saanen - Gstaad - Gsteig - Col du Pillon - Lac Retaud

22,49 km
2:00 hrs.
676 m
0 m
73
TOP Easy
Condition
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Best season
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Starting point of the tour
Saanen
Destination of the tour
Lac Retaud
Lowest point
1.010 m
Highest point
1.686 m
Properties
  • Scenic
  • Geological highlights
Source : Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus
From Feutersoey continue on the street to Gsteig and follow the mountain pass to
Col du Pillon. From the top of the pass, there is a final significant climb of about 150 metres up to the Lake Retaud (swimming is possible). The area is the perfect place for a picnic.
Properties
Saanen - Gstaad - Gsteig - Col du Pillon - Lac Retaud
Equipment
Clothing and equipment appropriate to the weather, tool kit and first aid kit.
Tip of the author
Possibility to charge the bike's battery with your own device: hotel-restaurant Bären Gsteig; restaurant du Col du Pillon.
Public Transit
Saanen station
Parking
There are several parking facilities in the village of Saanen:

Parking Zentrum, Bahnhofplatz, Märetplatz, Pfrundmätteli or Floraplatz.

Getting There
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.

Additional Information
More information about the mountainbike routes in the Destination Gstaad: www.gstaad.ch/bike

 

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