The bridge trail

Sigriswil

The hiking network of the century is coming alive around Lake Thun. Gently embedded in the landscape and integrated into the existing 56-kilometer-long Panorama Trail Lake Thun, two suspension bridges open up totally new hiking perspectives.

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Technical information

Begin of tour:Sigriswil
Point of arrival:Oberhofen
Access starting point:by bus
Access point of arrival:by bus or ship 
Physical fitness:easy
Difficulty:easy
Hiking time:2h15
Length:6.9 km
Season:April - November

Description

With a width of 340 meters and a height of 180 meters above ground, the pedestrian suspension bridge over the Gummi Gorge is one of the many attractions of the Panorama Trail Lake Thun. It links the villages of Aeschlen and Sigriswil and has become the new path to get to school. The path leads through a marvelous landscape with a view of the breathtaking panorama of the Bernese Alps above the deep blue lake. Whether as hiker, jogger, Nordic Walker, alone, in a group or as a family – young and old can look forward to the Panorama Bridge Sigriswil as a wonderful experience. The pedestrian suspension bridge’s 1.20-meter width is also suitable for wheelchairs and baby strollers. Bridge toll: CHF 8.- Careful planning makes for a pleasurable tour, so please check the route and weather conditions in advance at your local information centre. This route may be closed or interrupted depending on the seasonal and weather conditions.

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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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