Le Moléson – close to the stars

Fribourg Region

Swisshelicopter - Epagny - Gruyère

Swisshelicopter - Epagny - Gruyère

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aérodrome gruyère nord

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No wonder Freiburg citizens sing songs of the Moléson as the mountain that stole their hearts – already the journey to this scenic summit is a treat. And the giant binocular on the summit truly airs new dimensions!

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La Gruyère is known not only for the quaint town with castle and world-renowned cheese, instead also for the summit seem from afar – namely the scenic Moléson. Two modern cableways with panorama windows connect Moléson-sur-Gruyères with the pre-Alp summit, from where one can climb on the roof of the mountain station to get a better view.

And the summer toboggan run, downhill karts, grass scooters, two via ferrata routes, Alpine cheese-making and dairy hike, summit observatory or ridge hike over the Teysachaux to Les Paccots are even more reasons to visit the Moléson and environs.

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Altitude: 2002m
Accessibility:
Train to Bulle or Montbovon to Gruyères, bus to Moléson-sur-Gruyères, funicular rail to Plan-Francey and cable car to the Moléson summit.
View: Freiburg Alps, with Bernese Alps, part of the Valais Alps and Mont Blanc in the backdrop; over Freiburg and Vaud Mittelland to Lake Geneva and the Jura
Attractions: Entertainment park and Alpine cheese-making Moléson-sur-Gruyères dairy, via ferrata, observatory with telescopes
Culinary aspects: Fondue moitié-moitié and other cheese specialities
Overnight stays: On the Moléson: 26 beds in multi-bed rooms
Plan-Francey: Double and multi-bed rooms
Groups: Theater/conference hall in Moléson-sur-Gruyères: 120 people
Winter: Winter sport region, all facilities in operation
Special comments: Saturday and Sunday evening trips until 23.00 from Plan-Francey down to Moléson-sur-Gruyères

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