Trans Swiss Trail Emmental

Emmental

The "Trans Swiss Trail" is the first long distance hiking trail fully developed for tourism which traverses Switzerland from North to South. The section through the Emmental valley does not lead across high mountains, but through a landscape with gently rolling hills, magnificent farms and flower-bedecked meadows. Overnight stays and breakfast, luggage transport and hiking maps are included in the package.

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Technical information

Begin of tour: Bern, Bear Caves
Access starting point: on foot or by tram from the main train station
Point of arrival: Lützelflüh-Goldbach Train Station
Hiking time: 7 h
Distance: 26 km
Physical fitness: schwer
Difficulty: mittel
Difference in elevation: 750 m
Culmination point: 923 m
Season: January - December
Gastronomy: Bern, Bol, Biegel, Lützelfllüh
Overnight: Bern, Lützelflüeh
Literatur: Route guide Trans Swiss Trail No. 1

Description

Bern - Bärengraben - Zentrum Paul Klee - Ostermundigen - Dentenberg - Boll - Utzigen - Diepoldshusenegg - Schafhausen - Goldbach - Lützelflüh

A total of 16 km of the Bern - Boll - Lützelflüh section takes place on a tarred trail. The Emmental Valley is more than just cheese: in addition to the scenic landscape you will encounter a farming way of life and cultural riches, starting with decorative flower boxes on window sills and ranging from hearty cuisine, uplifting country music and warm hospitality to the characteristic Hornuss games on Sundays.

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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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