A magnificent hike through Alpine foothills
Discover the scenic Gantrisch region on an excursion. The Gantrisch Panorama Trail is a magnificent hike with many spectacular viewpoints. The well-maintained and signposted route leads from Zollhaus FR to Gurnigel Bad.
After the start at Zollhaus, you first have to overcome 500 metres to the Hällstedt viewpoint, where you can enjoy sweeping views from Kaiseregg and Märe all the way to the Gantrisch in the distance. Continue along the Alpine foothill ridge to Pfyffe, with spectacular views over the Mittelland region and the Jura. The route continues to Gägger, where the Gäggersteg* awaits you. Via Süftenenegg and Schüpfenfluh, the Gantrisch gets closer and closer until you find yourself directly opposite it at Selibühl. Gurnigel Berghaus invites you to refuel for the last stage.
Boasting fantastic views, Obere Gurnigel is the last highlight on the Gantrisch Panorama Trail. After taking in the 360-degree panoramic views, continue on your way to Berggasthof Gurnigelbad, which offers food and accommodation options as well as postbus connections.
Along the way, panoramic displays, resting benches and picnic areas with three official fire pits invite you to relax and take a break. The well-maintained hiking route is marked with “Gantrisch-Panoramaweg” (Gantrisch Panorama Trail) signposts and can also be hiked in the opposite direction or in stages.
*Gäggersteg reconstruction project, summer 2019
Due to construction work, the popular gangway is currently not walkable and remains closed. The opening of the new Gäggersteg is planned for spring 2020.
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Explore the Gantrisch region on a well-marked network of trails.
Gantrisch Panorama Trail
Phone0848 100 222
Berghaus Gurnigel is always worth a visit – be it to refuel after a hike or just to enjoy the views from the cosy and sunny terrace.
Berghaus Gurnigel offers a restaurant, a panorama terrace, a hall as well as rooms and dormitories.
3099 Rüti bei Riggisberg
Whether you choose the cosy dining room, the restaurant, the “Ochsenstube” or the garden – it’s a fabulous place to eat and drink at reasonable prices.
Berggasthaus Gurnigelbad offers a variety of rooms and generous surroundings. Accommodation options for every budget are also available.
3099 Rüti bei Riggisberg
Phone+41 31 809 00 77
The Selital Chalet located at an altitude of 1,500 metres, welcomes you in a cosy, friendly atmosphere. Enjoy the views over unspoilt nature, from either the sunny terrace, the pristine sunroom or the authentic dining room.
In perfect harmony with the unspoilt countryside are home-made dishes such as spicy cheese fondue or traditional “Suure Mocke” (wine-braised beef).
Phone+41 31 735 57 70
Restaurant Zollhaus is an excellent place to refuel before or after an excursion.
Whether you eat on the large, covered terrace or in the cosy dining room, the menu offers a large selection of tasty dishes.
Phone+41 26 419 11 42