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Hiking destination with 300 km of trails and paths

The hiking trails in the Destination Gstaad take you through some very varied scenery. Along the way you will discover moorlands, deep gorges, Alpine valleys, high mountain peaks and, of course, the beautifully located Alpine restaurants. With more than 300 km of signposted and well maintained trails and paths, the holiday region of Gstaad is a veritable paradise for hikers. The dense and expansive network of routes, which is ideally accessible thanks to the many lifts, cable cars and different modes of public transport, is sure to offer something for everyone.

Please take note of the operating dates for lifts and cable cars.


Horneggli - Hornberg - Rinderberg

The 2,079m Rinderberg mountain rears up between Gstaad and Zweisimmen. In winter it’s beloved by skiers and in summer it turns into a hikers’ playground. A chairlift runs from Schönried to the starting point Horneggli. Once on the mountain, the well-marked path leads towards Hornberg - Rinderberg. From there the decent climbing to our summit Rindeberg starts. It is an easy uphill on a good mountain path with an incredible view of the Alps mainridge.

  • Duration of hike: 2:30 hours
  • Highlights: Wake-Up Hornberg, Playground Rinderberg, Scooter Rinderberg
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Wispile - Chrine - Lauenensee

Take the cable car up to the Wispile from where this wonderful mountain hike goes all the way to the Chrinetritt. There is then a short, steep descent towards the Chrine Pass and from there you can take the path in direction Lake Lauenen. On the way to Lake Lauenen there are a number of attractive views of the Wildhorn Massif to enjoy.

  • Duration of walk: 3 hours
  • Highlights: Various activities on the Wispile, boats for hire from the Restaurant Lauenensee
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Fondueland Gstaad

Cultural and themed trails

Alpness Trail