Switzerland opens new 300 km hiking route

Switzerland opens new 300 km hiking route

Switzerland opens up a new hiking route just before summer: the 300km Via Berne in the beautiful canton of Bern.

The all-new hiking trail starts at Bellelay in the Bernese Jura and ends at the Sustenpass in the Bernese Oberland. Everything that makes Switzerland so beautiful will pass through: Jura meadows, wetlands, wild valleys, gorges, alpine meadows, medieval cities like Bern and Thun, and unforgettable views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. The total length of the route is 300 km and is divided into 20 stages of approximately 15 km in length each.

The Fiabern Trail is the first Swiss hiking trail that can call itself Europe’s leading quality trail. So the track must meet stringent requirements, including at least 50 kilometers in length and consisting of at least 3 stages. The path should pass through calm and attractive landscapes, mostly on unpaved paths, as little as possible along busy roads, the path should be well marked, there should be enough resting places … ..

On the ViaBerne website you will find a useful overview of all the hotels, guest houses and other places where you can stay overnight. If you wish, you can move your luggage from one accommodation to another. You can also choose not to go the whole route, but choose a shorter route of 5 or 9 days.

Some impressions of what you will encounter along the way

Bern © Getty Images
Bachalpsee in Grindelwald © Getty Images
Chaseral is the highest mountain in the Bernese Jura at 1606 metres. © Getty Images
Engstlensee near Engelberg. © Getty Images
Gorges de Taubenloch © Getty Images
Solwald © Getty Images
SustenBase © Getty Images
View from Schynige Platte. © Getty Images
thun © Getty Images
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