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Col du Pillon-Lake Retaud-Lake Arnen-Feutersoey

12,67 km
4:00 hrs.
442 m
835 m
TOP Moderate
Best season
Starting point of the tour
Col du Pillon, bus station
Destination of the tour
Lowest point
1.130 m
Highest point
1.919 m
  • Scenic
  • Refreshment stops available
Source : Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus
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 after passing a little pond you walk down towards Alp Seeberg. Follow the driveway until you reach lake Arnen and walk tight along the lakeside towards the beginning of the valley. You reach the Tuxberg (1367 m) by passing the Alp Unders Stuedeli (1573 m). Follow the hiking trail towards the barrier and walk to the school in Feutersoey. Follow the mail road for approx. 100 m in direction of Gstaad before you reach the bus station Feuterseoy Dorf.
Col du Pillon - Lac Retaud - Col de Voré - Arnensee - Unders Stuedeli - Tuxberg - Feutersoey
Good footwear, snacks to savor during a break - why not a Fondue-Backpack?
Tip of the author
  • Pedalos and boats for hire on the lake Arnen; fishing licences available from the Restaurant
  • Boats for hire on Retaudsee
  • Restaurant Huus am Arnensee - the family-friendly restaurant with a sun terrace and playground invites you to linger and enjoy yourself.
  • Arnensee-Feutersoey: "Mitfahrbank" - Bench, where car-drivers can pick you up. Located at the Lake Arnen dam for rides to Feutersoey.
Public Transit
Col du Pillon, Glacier 3000 (Bus)
Parking Cable car station Glacier 3000
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.

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Additional Information
See also

Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus
Haus des Gastes
Promenade 41
3780 Gstaad
Tel: +41 (0)33 748 81 81

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