Over Chutzen Hill to the Frienisberg Abbey
Take a day trip to explore the beautiful Frienisberg region. The Chutzen Trail takes you over Chutzen Hill to the Frienisberg Abbey. Enjoy the exceptional mountain views from Chutzen Tower.
The Chutzen Trail takes you from Wahlendorf through the Frienisberg forest to Seedorf. About half way there you come across Chutzenturm, a 45-meter tower with fantastic panoramic views of the Swiss countryside. The trail is well built and partly suitable for strollers. From Chutzen Tower the path continues down to Elemoos and continues to the former Frienisberg Abbey. Refreshments and places to relax are available on the way, for example at Restaurant Rössli in Wahlendorf or at Restaurant Hirschen near the Frienisberg Abbey, or if you prefer to picnic or grill a sausage, stop at Chutzen Tower or at Chutzen Hut.
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Timetable 30.104 Bern–Meikirch–WahlendorfTimetable 30.105 Bern–Meikirch–Seedorf–Lyss
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Use the well-marked hiking trails to explore the Frienisberg region on foot.
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With panoramic views of the Swiss countryside, a height of 45 meters and 234 steps, the Chutzenturm is a true landmark of Frienisberg.
After your walk to the Chutzen Tower, take a break at the Chutzenhütte (Chutzen hut) and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. This lovely hut and barbecue area are ideal for corporate and private events.
For more information about the Chutzenturm and reservations for the Chutzenhütte go to www.chutzenturm.ch
Frienisberg Monastery in Seedorf, established in 1191, is a combination of three architectural periods: Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque. The Monastery is now a home for senior citizens and also serves as a stage for the Frienisberg Monastery Festival. The building complex additionally houses a public restaurant overlooking a charming pond.
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Cosy country inn with restaurant and terrace, a popular stop for hikers and bikers.
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Beautiful country inn with vaulted cellar, winter garden and sunny terrace directly adjacent to the duck and fish pond. The home cooking makes every visit worthwhile.
Further information about Restaurant Hirschen