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With more than 300 kilometers of signalized and maintained paths and trails, Gstaad is a real hiking paradise. The hiking-tours in the Destination lead you trough diverse landscapes. On our trails, you get the chance to discover moorland landscapes, deep gorges, alpine valleys, high mountaintops and the beautiful Alpine Restaurants.

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Gstaad - Höhi Wispile - Chrinepass - Lake Lauenen Hike along the Wispile mountain ridge and enjoy the great view over the Saanenland with sight to our high peaks. At the end of the trail, the famous Lake Lauenen awaits you. 9,53 km 3:00 hrs. 140 m 650 m 76 TOP Moderate Source : Gstaad Saanenland Schönried - Rellerli - Nüjeberg - Sparenmoos A sunny and calm plateau promises relaxing moments for the whole family. 10,22 km 3:30 hrs. 242 m 444 m 67 TOP Moderate Source : Gstaad Saanenland Audioguide Saanen Willkommen zum Audioguide Saanen, der Sie durch das Dorf, seine Geschichte und Architektur führen wird. Lassen Sie sich die Besonderheiten der hiesigen Baukunst näher bringen, erfahren Sie mehr über die Entwicklung unserer Region und entdecken Sie verborgene Schätze, die sonst im... 1,78 km 0:30 hr 23 m 21 m 62 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Col du Pillon - Glacier 3000 - Sanetsch - Gsteig From Col du Pillon (1545 m) you take the cable car Glacier 3000 to the top station Scex Rouge (2940 m). From there you enjoy a beautiful view over the fascinating alpine panorama and the glacier Tsanfleuron which you cross. Follow the well market trail across the glacier that... 16,71 km 5:30 hrs. 54 m 1.806 m 61 Difficult Source : Gstaad Saanenland Zweisimmen - Rinderberg - Hornberg - Horneggli - Schönried Take the comfortable gondola ride up the Rinderberg (2,004 m) from Zweisimmen. The trail takes you towards Hornberg/Horneggli. The short ascent leads over the Gandlouene Ridge (2,079 m) and onwards to the Alp Parwenge (1,836 m). On the way to Hornberg (1,811 m) enjoy the... 5,79 km 2:00 hrs. 168 m 402 m 53 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Lake Lauenen - Geltenhütte SAC - Lake Lauenen This mountain trail leads from the Lake Lauenen into the wildness of the Gelten valley, dominated by the Gelten waterfall and the Wildhorn. The ascent to the SAC Gelten hut leads across Alp Undere Feisseberg past wild ravines and small waterfalls. The ascent, right next to the... 8,01 km 4:00 hrs. 690 m 690 m 53 Moderate Source : Gstaad Saanenland Col du Pillon-Lake Retaud-Lake Arnen-Feutersoey From the bus station Col du Pillon (1546 m) follow the sign to Lake Retaud (1685 m). Keep right and follow the sign Marche de Retaud. Not far away from the Chalet Vieux (1950 m) you reach the Col de Voré (1918 m) where the Pillon area leads into the Tschärzis-valley. Shortly... 12,35 km 4:00 hrs. 437 m 853 m 47 Moderate Source : Gstaad Saanenland Chastalet Circular Trail The village of Gsteig was first mentioned in an official record dating back to 1312 as a Chastalet (watch, defence or refuge tower). This circular trail is enchanting with the wild and untamed beauty of the Burgfälle waterfall. Boards along the route provide facts and information... 6,50 km 2:30 hrs. 341 m 341 m 47 Moderate Source : Gstaad Saanenland Via Alpina: Lenk - Gstaad In 2002, the Alpine countries have agreed to create a connection through the Alps, the Via Alpina from Trieste to Monaco. The stages from Liechtenstein to Montreux belong to the Grünen Weg.The trail crosses 14 of the most beautiful Alpine passes. Across 6 cantons of Switzerland... 21,60 km 7:30 hrs. 986 m 999 m 46 Difficult Source : Gstaad Saanenland Lauenensee Loop Trail From the car park follow the idyllic Louibach. At the branch-off take the right-hand path towards the lake. The unique circular trail around the lake begins below the restaurant Lauenensee. A permanent view of the lake is to enjoy along the entire walk. Doable with a good baby... 3,08 km 0:45 hr 12 m 12 m 45 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Via Alpina: Gstaad-L'Etivaz This route takes you on a scenically diverse, but strenuous transition from the tourist region of Gstaad to L'Etivaz. The magnificent Alpine views on the Eggli and Gummfluh and at Jable and, in particular, the inspiringly beautiful trail over the Gros Jable-Petit Jable to Plan au... 15,89 km 6:00 hrs. 1.138 m 1.047 m 44 Difficult Source : Gstaad Saanenland Eggweid - Oeschseite - Zweisimmen This hike is ideal for families. The cable car takes you to the middle station Eggweid, Rinderberg. The descent to Oeschseite isn't very steep and several wooden sculptures can be admired. Along the river in direction to Zweisimmen you can find some campfire sites.Highlights:-... 8,32 km 2:00 hrs. 25 m 525 m 44 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Zweisimmen Castle Trail (circular route) Welcome to the country of the counts, knights and castles. It's already a long time ago but just so close to each own childhood. The Obersimmental has its beautiful landscape with a historic core. Because the two former castles on the Mannenberg and the parish church at... 6,85 km 2:00 hrs. 162 m 162 m 44 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Sparenmoos - Nüjeberg Moor Trail Moors are a type of wetland, i.e. damp, acidic habitats nutrient-poor for fauna and flora specialists. Information boards along the way provide detailed explanations on this precious ecosystem. Restaurants along the route:- Hüslibergbeizli, Tel. +41 (0) 33 722 14 56- Alp... 3,54 km 1:00 hrs. 84 m 84 m 44 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Sparenmoos Game Trail This is a trail for early-risers: the best time to experience game in the wild is in the spring in the early morning between the hours of 5 and 9. Red deer, chamois, fallow deer and snow hares are shy animals that steer clear of people. With a bit of luck and a pair of... 1,95 km 0:45 hr 53 m 53 m 44 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Obersimmental Chalet Trail A delight for lovers of Swiss chalets: this theme-based trail takes you through the entire Obersimmental valley, giving you a wonderful insight into outstanding carpentry skills. The route can be extended from Zweisimmen to Lenk.The Obersimmental Chalet Trail brochure with... 20,57 km 5:00 hrs. 630 m 500 m 44 Difficult Source : Gstaad Saanenland Wildhorn hut - Niesehore - Wildhorn hut The hike takes us to the Niesehore and enjoy the wonderful view. A not very steep descent leads back to Wildhorn hut.The trail is marked with «Steinmannli». The hike is only suitable for experienced hikers.(high-alpine)Various attractions and further places of interest around the... 5,62 km 3:00 hrs. 473 m 473 m 43 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Cultural trail Sparenmoos Customs, mountain legends, local specialities and many more interesting facts are waiting to be discovered along the Zweisimmen Cultural Trail. The trail leads through the Sparenmoos moorland countryside, past traditional Alpine houses and flower-rich meadows.Restaurants along... 9,99 km 2:30 hrs. 246 m 246 m 43 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Blumenweg Schönried Horneggli (Rundwanderung) Narzissenblütige Anemone, Grünstieliger Streifenfarn and many more exciting names meet the pedestrians on the marked Blumenweg at Horneggli.Two sections of this circular route take you around the Hornfluh. A third, steep section is located on the way up to Hornfluh. Best season... 2,70 km 1:00 hrs. 100 m 100 m 43 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Zweisimmen - Rinderberg - Alp Wistätt - Lenk Take the cable car up to the Rinderberg for this high-mountain hike, characterised by wide-open alpine pastures and steep meadows of wild hay. At the end of the Gandlouenengrat you cross over the Parwengechessel and Undere Zwitseregg down to the Rüwlise Pass. The trail then gains... 17,42 km 5:30 hrs. 540 m 595 m 42 Difficult Source : Gstaad Saanenland Gstaad - Höhi Wispile - Chrine - Gsteig With the cable car it provides an easy access to Berghaus Wispile where the walk starts. Always follow the ridge and enjoy the panoramic views over the Swiss mountains. By Chrinetritt the road drops steeply. Follow the way right down to the Satteleggli. At the fork (Pkt. 1703)... 8,93 km 2:45 hrs. 37 m 760 m 42 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Lake Arnen Forest Natur Loop Trail A number of information boards providing facts about trees and fishing in the area are dotted along this circular route around Lake Arnen.Highlight: Pedalo and boat hireSee alsoGstaad Saanenland TourismusHaus des GastesPromenade 41CH- 3780 GstaadTel.: +41 (0)33 748 81 81Fax: +41... 3,39 km 1:00 hrs. 15 m 15 m 41 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Sculpture Trail Lauenen Along the existing Lauenen - Rohr - Lake Lauenen hiking trail local foresters have carved native animals out of tree stumps using chainsaws. These carvings blend in harmoniously with the natural landscape.See alsoGstaad Saanenland TourismusHaus des GastesPromenade 41CH- 3780... 4,06 km 1:00 hrs. 155 m 12 m 41 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Turbach Theme Trail Hidden away between the Hornfluh and the Giferhorn, the enchanting Turbach valley is part of the Saanenland. As of the isolated location, its inhabitants developed certain peculiarities. Taking into account several place names such as Turbach "the impetuous", you can suppose that... 11,47 km 2:30 hrs. 280 m 280 m 40 Moderate Source : Gstaad Saanenland Meienberg - Lake Seeberg - Zweisimmen This mountain hike takes across wide expanses of alpine meadows, around the Lake Seeberg and through the Spillgerte nature reserve. It offers wonderful views to the mountains. The way down is very long. The transfer service "Wandertaxi" takes you up to the hiking area... 12,99 km 4:00 hrs. 231 m 1.145 m 39 Moderate Source : Gstaad Saanenland Wispile Cheese Trail The Wispile is the place to be if you're a nature lover and keen to know more about the traditional way of making cheese. The interesting information panels on the cheese trail have been redesigned. Highlight: Wispile scooter get-togetherNote(s)Please take note of the operating... 1,89 km 0:30 hr 1 m 325 m 38 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Saanenmöser - Grossi Vorschess - Rellerli From Saanenmöser the trail takes you across the Bergmatte towards Grossi Vorsass, up to the Hugeligrat. The journey ends with a cable-car trip from the Rellerli mountain station down into the valley to Schönried.Highlights on the Rellerli: summer toboggan run, scooter, climbing... 5,11 km 2:00 hrs. 567 m 10 m 35 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Gstaad - Turbach - Türli - Lauenen From the railway station Gstaad you walk up to the Oberbort. There you follow the upper trail to Turbach. As an alternative you may take the bus from Gstaad train station to Turbach village or Rotengraben. From there a trail leads in a steady ascent to Steineberg, Marchli and all... 17,82 km 5:30 hrs. 951 m 765 m 35 Difficult Source : Gstaad Saanenland History trail Schönried - Saanenmöser Eleven boards along this theme-based trail provide a potted history of the area from the 13th to the 19th century. This popular panoramic trail is wheelchair-compatible and suitable for children's buggies.To round off the outing we also recommend you visit the Museum der... 2,72 km 0:45 hr 41 m 1 m 35 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland Yehudi Menuhin's Philosophers Trail Between the chapel in Gstaad and the church in Saanen you will come across 12 boards containing quotations by Lord Yehudi Menuhin (1916 - 1999). In 1957 this great musician, violinist, humanist, philanthropist and honorary citizen of the Municipality of Saanen founded the now... 3,33 km 1:00 hrs. 1 m 35 m 35 Easy Source : Gstaad Saanenland