Ins - Tschugg - Jolimont - Erlach

Erlach BE: Erlach

Erlach BE: Erlach

Erlach BE: Erlach

Erlach BE: Erlach

The village of Ins is located at the edge of the Great Moos on a hill. Vegetables are grown everywhere. Agricultural fields dominate the first part of the hike. In Tschugg there is a change of landscape.

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Technical information

Begin of tour:Ins Railway Station
Point of arrival:Bus stop erlach, Vinelzstrasse
Physical fitness:easy
Hiking time:2h10
Accommodation:Ins, Erlach
Season:January to December


This small village and Erlach are part of the winegrowing region around Lake Biel. The sunny slopes of the Jolimonts present ideal conditions for viticulture. The view from Jolimont onto Erlach Castle and Peter’s Island behind it is magnificent. The terraced Old Town of Erlach nestles in the Schlossberg hill and is a fine photo opportunity.

At the Ins Station, follow the hiking trail leading to Tschugg. At Tschugg continue in the direction of Jolimont. At the top of the ascent hike to Tüfelsburdi. At Tüfelsburdi walk in the direction of Erlach. At the Erlachbänkli (Erlach bench) continue to Erlach. When you reach the castle walk to Erlach’s Old Town. At the main road turn right. Buses to Ins depart from the bus stop at Vinzelzstrasse (about 50 meters from the Post Office).

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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