Attractive area full of orchids
Did you know that Frienisberg in the Swiss Mittelland is one of the areas with the most orchids? The Frienisberg region is home to about 30 different types of orchids. You may discover some on the Orchid Path.
The purpose of this loop trail is to raise awareness for the protected plants. Simply follow the signs to the “Orchid Path” (Orchideenweg) in Meikirch (near the village fountain). Leaflets are provided at the beginning of the trail with a description of the route and the orchids growing in this region. Come see for yourself. It takes about an hour to walk the loop trail.
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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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The multifaceted Frienisberg recreational area offers many different options for hikers, bikers and inline skaters. Expect to be surprised by unspoiled nature and amazing views.
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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.
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