In the southern hinterland of Berne, on the border between central Switzerland and the pre-Alps, Schwarzenburgerland waits to be discovered on your mountainbike. The deep cut valleys and high, extended plateaus of this scarsely populated area make a profound impact.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Wattenwil Train Station
End of tour: Wattenwil Train Station
Technical requirements: medium difficulty
Physical fitness: medium difficulty
Distance: 22.6 km
Total altitude meters: 810 m
Biking time: 02:00 - 03:00 (hours, minutes)
Elevation start and end of tour: 769 m
Season: May - October
Panorama: Magnificent views of the Mittelland.
Gastronomy: Various culinary choices along the route
Overnight: Gurnigel Bad
Access starting point: Take the S 3 to Wattenwil
Access point of arrival: Wattenwil Train Station


The loop from Wattenwil in the Gürbetal up to Gurnigel, passing the Tschingelhütte and back to Wattenwil, is your biking hunting ground. Countless single trails and endless, spectacular viewpoints: Let's go!

Tour Overview

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Station of Wattenwil - Staffelalp - Tscharner - Stockhütte - Gurnigel - Tschingelhütte - Unteres Bärgli - Wattenwil.

Medium-difficultuphill over gravel paths up to the junction Gurnigel Bad, keep on tackling, increased tecnical skills demanded, over asphal, gravel and forest paths up to the mountain house Gurnigel. From mountain house Gurnigel-medium difficult descent first over asphalt, then over gravel on to the Gürbe crossing, with connections to the villages Wattenwil and Blumenstein. The itinerary is well indicated, number 8.

The careful planning of a tour will ensure that you also derive the maximum pleasure and enjoyment from it. Please take the time to contact the local information centre and enquire about route and weather conditions before setting off. Your intended trail may be fully or partially closed, depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

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