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Niesen and Stockhorn in view

Niesen and Stockhorn in view

Panorama trails – Walk along the Jakobsweg from Thun to Gwatt and on via Amsoldingen to Wattenwilmore

Cross-country skiing against the Gantrisch panorama

Cross-country skiing against the...

Cross-Country Skiing – 45 km of cross-country ski trails for traditional skiing and skating combine the main departure points: Schwarzenbühl/Selital,...more

Restaurant Gurnigel Berghaus

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Restaurant / Beherbergung – At this mountain restaurant with its...more

Via ferrata Gantrisch

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Sehenswürdigkeiten / Aktivitäten – Challenging in places, with...more

Niesen and Stockhorn in view

Panorama trails – Walk along the Jakobsweg from Thun to Gwatt and on via Amsoldingen to Wattenwil

The walk from Thun to Wattenwil leads in a wide sweep first along Lake Thun and then through an undulating area across into the Gürbetal valley. There are fantastic views of the mountains of the Bernese Oberland all along the way. At first, your gaze is drawn to the Niesen, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, with the lake glittering in the sunshine in the foreground. Later, the walk is dominated by the rocky dome of the Stockhorn. In the area between Thun and the Stockhorn range is a string of little or even tiny lakes that are popular tourist spots, especially at weekends.

Niesen and Stockhorn in view
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Cross-country skiing against the Gantrisch panorama

Cross-Country Skiing – 45 km of cross-country ski trails for traditional skiing and skating combine the main departure points: Schwarzenbühl/Selital, Ottenleuebad and the Gurnigel water divide. The network is supplemented by several somewhat more demanding secondary routes. The cross-country ski trails with reliable snowfalls and views of the Gantrisch range, Lake Thun and the Alps are suitable for dedicated sportspersons as well as amateur cross-country skiers.

45 km of cross-country ski trails for traditional skiing and skating combine the main departure points: Schwarzenbühl/Selital, Ottenleuebad and the Gurnigel water divide.

Cross-country skiing against the Gantrisch panorama
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Restaurant Gurnigel Berghaus

Restaurant / Beherbergung – At this mountain restaurant with its spacious terrace, you just have to stop and enjoy the panoramic view of the mountains and Lake Thun. Cyclists and motor-cyclists, hikers, climbers and touring motorists all enjoy the many culinary delights here. Have a party, organise a music camp, hold a fondue party in a tepee, go for a ride or a snowshoe walk – these are just a few of the things the Gurnigel mountain restaurant has to offer.

Restaurant Gurnigel Berghaus
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Via ferrata Gantrisch

Sehenswürdigkeiten / Aktivitäten – Challenging in places, with vertical and slightly overhanging sections (categorised as a KS 4 climb). You do need to be quite fit, and certainly sure-footed with a good head for heights. Approach via the Gurnigel water divide, the start is just below the Leitern Pass. Six hours (there and back) from the water divide. You can hire a via ferrata set from the Gurnigel mountain inn.

Via ferrata Gantrisch
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