Alpine panorama route

FRIBOURG REGION

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FRIBOURG REGION
FRIBOURG REGION

Discover the national route n°4, the “Alpine Panorama Route”. Marvel the unique and breathtaking panorama.

Itinerary

Section 6 Thun–Fribourg: 55 km
From «cabbage country» through the rugged Sense ravines to Fribourg im Üechtland. The old city with its cathedral and 200 gothic house facades enjoys a picturesque position in a loop of the Saane.

Height difference
Thun–Fribourg: 800 m
Fribourg–Thun: 740 m

Requirements
Grade: medium/Conditions: medium

Helpful hints
Beware: busy main roads west of Schwarzenburg and at Tafers.

Section 6 Thun–Fribourg/www.schweizmobil.ch


Section 7 Fribourg–Montbovon: 55 km
Delightful landscape and a man-made lake: Lac de la Gruyère, land of «Crème de la Gruyère» and black and white cows. On a hill, the tiny castle town of Gruyère with its busy mass of tourists.

Height difference
Fribourg–Montbovon: 700 m
Montbovon–Fribourg: 560 m

Requirements
Grade: medium/Conditions: medium

Helpful hints
Beware: busy main roads Fribourg–Marly, Le Bry–Avry and Lessoc–Montbovon.

Section 7 Fribourg–Montbovon/www.schweizmobil.ch


Section 8 Montbovon–Aigle: 52 km
Quieter in Obergreyerz and uphill through lonely, rugged Alpine pastures to Hongrin, occasionally resounding with army artillery fire. Intoxicating 1000m descent to the mildness of the Rhonetal, a sensuous downhill run through all climate zones.

Height difference
Montbovon–Aigle: 900 m
Aigle–Montbovon: 1'350 m

Requirements
Grade: medium/Conditions: difficult

Helpful hints
Beware: military firing exercises in region of Lac de l’Hongrin Süd: free thoroughfare on Sat/Sun June – October and every day from 1 July – 15 August. Section may be closed in winter because of snow. Alternative section: Col des Mosses, La Lecherette–Aigle.

Section 8 Montbovon–Aigle/www.schweizmobil.ch


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Signalization
For cycling, follow the logo indicated on the red signposts.

Entire Itinerary "Alpine Panorama Route":
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Map of Hiking in Switzerland, Canton of Fribourg:
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  • Bulle - Château
    Bulle - Château
  • Bulle - Grand Rue
    Bulle - Grand Rue
  • Charmey
    Charmey
  • Charmey
    Charmey
  • Cheyres & Châbles
    Cheyres & Châbles
  • Cheyres & Châbles
    Cheyres & Châbles
  • Estavayer-le-Lac
    Estavayer-le-Lac
  • Fribourg - Vieille Ville
    Fribourg - Vieille Ville
  • Jaun
    Jaun
  • Jaun
    Jaun
  • Jaun - Chalet du soldat
    Jaun - Chalet du soldat
  • la Berra
    la Berra
  • La Berra
    La Berra
  • Lac de la Gruyère
    Lac de la Gruyère
  • Lake Murten
    Lake Murten
  • Les Paccots
    Les Paccots
  • MOLESON
    MOLESON
  • Moléson - village
    Moléson - village
  • MOLESON-SOMMET
    MOLESON-SOMMET
  • Murten - Castle
    Murten - Castle
  • Portalban
    Portalban
  • Portalban
    Portalban
  • Schwarzsee - Kaiseregg
    Schwarzsee - Kaiseregg
  • Schwarzsee - See
    Schwarzsee - See
  • Schwarzsee - Stalden
    Schwarzsee - Stalden

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