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Rellerli Bike Nr. 890: Saanen - Mittelberg - Rellerli - Saanen

24,93 km
3:15 hrs.
904 m
904 m
75
S2 TOP Moderate
Condition
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Best season
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Starting point of the tour
Saanen, railway station
Destination of the tour
Saanen, railway station
Lowest point
1.010 m
Highest point
1.861 m
Properties
  • Scenic
  • Geological highlights
  • Loop
Source : Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus

This versatile tour winds along the Bernese cantonal and language border with French-speaking Switzerland. In the process, the trail leads through unknown valleys and dreamy landscapes, all the way to the picturesque village of Abländschen. The route is also well suited for e-mountain bikers. 

The tour starts in Saanen with its narrow streets and alleys, lined with old wooden houses and passing the Mauritius Church from the 15th century. The first section leads through the narrow and remote Grischbach valley, up to the Mittelberg pass. This marks the direct connection to Abländschen, which is dominated by the imposing rocks of the "Gastlosen".

Agricultural alpine farms, called "Vorschess" in Saanenland, as well as increasingly alpine vegetation characterize the second part of the tour. In good weather, the view ranges from the Fribourg and Bernese Alps to the Valais Alps. On the Rellerli, a wonderful view of the mountains and valleys of the Saanenland opens up. The relatively long descent back to Saanen is mainly on gravel paths.

Properties
Saanen - Mittelberg - Rellerli - Underbort - Saanen
Equipment
Mountainbike, clothing and equipment appropriate to the weather, tool kit and first aid kit.
Safety information
Good to know: The Grischbach road is closed in winter. There is a single trail from «Chaltläger» ending just before the Rellerli. Past the mountain station Rellerli the first part of the singletrack descent is steep and technically demanding.
Public Transit
Saanen train station
Parking
Various parking spaces are available in Saanen.
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. 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.

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

See also

Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus
Haus des Gastes
Promenade 41
3780 Gstaad
Tel: +41 (0)33 748 81 81
E-Mail: info@gstaad.ch
www.gstaad.ch

 

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